About this picture: Students in Mr. Faiss’ Class Using Virtual Reality
Student academic achievement and social responsibility are the primary goals of the teachers and staff of the Kennett Consolidated School District. The KCSD Technology Dept. is committed to providing the technological tools and services to help students to achieve these goals.
Some helpful links for students:
- KCSD Web Page
- Student Resources WIKI
- Khan Academy
- The Garage
- The 25 Top Colleges and Universities in Pennsylvania
- How Stuff Works
- CBS Philly Science Center
- NASA Spaceflight
- The NASA Archive’s Hundreds of Videos Are Being Posted on Youtube
- 12 Keyboard Shortcuts for Chromebooks
- How Student Makers Solve Real-World Problems
- A Different Look at Space Exploration
- MIT Solve
Take a look at what successful people do differently…
Today in History
From Historynet.com and Thoughtco.com
Born on this Day
In 1440, Ivan III (the Great), grand prince of Russia.
In 1561, Sir Francis Bacon, English philosopher, statesman, essayist (The Advancement of Learning).
In 1788, Lord George Byron, English romantic poet (“Lara,” “Don Juan.”).
In 1858, Beatrice Potter Webb, English sociologist, economist ( founded London School of Economics) and writer (My Apprenticeship)
In 1874, D.W. [David Wark] Griffith, influential U.S. film director (The Birth of A Nation, Intolerance).
In 1890, Fred Vinson, Thirteenth Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.
In 1904, George Balanchine, Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet.
In 1906, Willa Brown-Chappell, pioneer aviator.
In 1909, Ann Sothern [Harriette Arlene Lake], American actress (Lady in a Cage).
In 1934, Graham Kerr, English-born chef (Galloping Gourmet).
A History of Invention
Courtesy of: ThoughtCo.com
- In 1895, “Lifebuoy” soap was trademark registered.
- In 1931, Dutch broadcast company VARA began experimental television broadcasts from Diamantbeurs, Amsterdam.
Our Word of the Day: avarice (n)
1-excessive desire for wealth
*acquisitiveness, avidity, covetousness, cupidity, greed, rapaciousness
Source: Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus