Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

Students build on STEM concepts – literally – to save the planet

“If a tree falls in the forest, and no one is there to hear it, you still can. And, so can the world.” The new take on the old adage promotes Rainforest Connection, a San Francisco-based nonprofit that is using repurposed technology to fight illegal logging in...
Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Big dreams propel success at San Fernando Institute for Applied Media

Teacher Appreciation Week Spotlight: Big dreams propel success at San Fernando Institute for Applied Media

Teacher and Substitute Teacher Appreciation Week is May 7-13, and LAUSD Daily is celebrating the classroom heroes who work every day to educate, lead, mentor and inspire the students of L.A. Unified. Each day this week, we will profile a teacher or substitute teacher...
‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

‘Rally in the Valley’ highlights growing popularity, success of elementary robotics programs

Showcasing their budding high-tech skills and their well-established sportsmanship, more than 350 students from more than a dozen schools participated last weekend in the fourth annual Rally in the Valley, a celebration of coding, robotics and engineering. Held at the...
Adidas Sound Lab hits the right note with Hamilton Music Academy students

Adidas Sound Lab hits the right note with Hamilton Music Academy students

Above, a student tests out the equipment in the new state-of-the-art Adidas Sound Lab at Hamilton Senior High School. By Justin Frank Social Media Assistant Local District West Hamilton Senior High School, known for its prestigious Academy of Music, and Adidas, known...
SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

SOCES student engineers strive to bring new visions to L.A. Unified

Developers of high-tech devices to help the blind and visually impaired may soon be facing stiff competition from an unlikely quarter – a team of six freshmen at the Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies. The students at the Grade 4-12 magnet school recently got...