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Help the Long-View Teaching Team be in the SXSW EDU 2020 Lineup

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Help the Long-View Teaching Team be in the SXSW EDU 2020 Lineup

In addition to our work with students at our micro school, we work with educators from around the nation to catalyze innovation in education. Help us spread that reach by ensuring the Long-VIew Teaching Team is part of the SXSW EDU 2020 lineup. Public voting contributes to the selection of sessions, so we ask you to help us out by casting your vote by Friday, August 23.  Voting is easy….

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Field Experience: Data Visualization

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Field Experience: Data Visualization

Studying graphs and thinking about data visualization has been a thread across the year, most especially during Campfire conversations and in Science Block. We’ve regularly analyzed and discussed some of the amazingly beautiful and fascinating graphs highlighted in The New York Times’ “What’s Going On With This Graph?” program, and our young scientists have had many thoughtful lessons and discussions related to how scientists use graphs to analyze and communicate data (great example can be found here). Yesterday, Auburn and Navy Banders walked over to The University of Texas’ VisLab to learn more about data visualization.…

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Build Week #2 Challenge: Build A Working Computer

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Build Week #2 Challenge: Build A Working Computer

Build Weeks are a part of the rhythm of the yearly schedule at Long-View. Build Weeks periodically bridge academic blocks and open our schedule up to allow us to dive into special activities and challenges. Build Weeks help us grow intellectually, help us make connections between disciplines, give us a chance to reflect and set goals, and give us an opportunity to try new things....

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Field Trip to Google

Field Trip to Google

Yesterday we were fortunate to have the opportunity to venture to the Google headquarters in Austin. As we got off the elevators, we were confronted first with a wall of "doodles," the favorites of everyone in the Austin office. Just as we suspected, the environment mirrored our Long-View environment: fresh and modern, open and collaborative!

Erin Mindell Cannon spoke to us about the history of Google, the culture of Google, Google's flat company structure, and some interesting projects that Erin's team is working on....