Archive for 'Education'
For instructors like Scott Roberts, a professor of psychology at the University of Maryland, the cost of books for his students, on top of constantly having to update his class material, forced him to look for an alternative to expensive textbooks.
When Maryland's e-Library started, no one was sure if e-books would stick. Now the program offers over 45,000 e-books, and librarians' roles have grown now that e-reading is here to stay.
Unified Sports, a Special Olympics Maryland program, gives an opportunity for students with and without intellectual disabilities to form friendships and quash stereotypes.
Patti LaBelle, Melissa Etheridge and Janelle Monae share their experiences, answer questions and perform for students at the White House.