Meet artist Amanda Louise Spayd, a sculptor who crafts endearing doll sized creatures.
A few schools in Ohio have shunned computers and other forms of technology, preferring to get back to pencil and paper basics. State policy makers are pushing technology in schools. What do you think? Do schools over-emphasize technology?
In a tough economy, a segment that usually benefits is the vehicle repossession companies. While the repo-men and women still use old-fashioned methods to find cars more and more of them are turning to technology-including social media-to locate them.
A new study indicates that texting – the art of punching truncated words into a cell phone – can actually improve children’s literacy. A British professor says texting encourages kids to use their imaginations to come up with creative abbreviations. WOSU Commentator Elizabeth Martinez, says new technology might encourage some creativity.. but it can stifle social interaction.
Teachers from around Ohio will be in Columbus through Wednesday for the annual Capital Conference and Trade Show. Teachers can take part in round tables and attend seminars. Another big attraction is the trade show with new gadgetry and technology offered to teachers and their students.
Columbus city, business and academic leaders hope to turn part of the city into a major center for research and technology. The leaders propose to create the Route 315 Research and Technology Corridor.