Monthly Archives: February 2014

Big Brother is Watching You (and so are Mom and Dad)

In December, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) selected sites in a half-dozen states across the country to test unmanned aircraft systems, or drones.  It’s all part of a plan to eventually allow widespread use of drones in our domestic airspace.  … Continue reading

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Recognizing Excellence

At Eastern Middle School in Montgomery County, Maryland, students who earned straight A’s on their report cards got a special reward last Tuesday – an invitation to a dance.  They were released early from their final class period for the … Continue reading

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Is Modern Language Boring?

Not too many years ago, my son (now 8) went through a “boring” phase.  Not that he himself was boring – far from it!  In my totally unbiased opinion, he’s one of the least boring kids on the planet.  But … Continue reading

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