MacGyver’s making a comeback and CBS just posted its first look below. If you grew up in the 80’s, you’ll know MacGyver as a secret agent who managed to engineer ingenious devices with simple homemade materials. If MacGyver reminded you of a dyslexic engineer in your home, you should be surprised that there was […]
“What I discovered is, I’m quite good at science…” – Dr. Maggie Aderin-Pocock
Maggie is a wonderful role model for where curiosity and passion can take a person.
” Aderin-Pocock’s interest in space began with The Clangers, the children’s show about those funny pink creatures who live on another planet. We sit in the dining room of her […]
“Apprentices at the Eli Whitney Museum learn to work with their hands.” – Bill Brown leads ‘tinkering’ workshops at the Eli Whitney Museum. Students ages 13-18 become apprentices where they receive a stipend and learn how to use master tools and conduct workshops for visitors. Experimentation is highly valued.
From a New York Times article […]
H.R. 3033 Project READ unanimously passed the House of Representatives today!
Thank you Dyslexic Advantage members who contacted their Representatives to support H.R. 3033 Project READ which provides dedicated funding for dyslexic students in the areas of education and STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education.
The dyslexic community has extraordinary talents, many of them with the fields […]
The artist of the month is Michael Allen, a gifted painter who along with his remarkable family is a member of our community. Michael lives and works in Lebanon County, PA.
When I asked whether either of his parents were artists, Michael to us, “My dad’s an engineer. He draws and builds bridges in major cities.” But interestingly, […]