Posts by: Kristen Ford

AT Friday: Outline

On March 1, 2013 By

I’m not going to lie. When I first received my iPad as part of the iPad Pilot Program I found it very hard to integrate it into my life. My laptop and I have been through a lot together, and it was hard to imagine not having it by my side at all times. I [...]

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Tech Tuesday By Kristen Ford

On February 12, 2013 By

The Bank of America Mobile Banking Application was one of the best applications I’ve downloaded yet. At any moment I can have all my account information at my fingertips including my account balance, pending transactions, and even credit card statements. Once signed in, I’m instantly offered the chance to sign in to an existing [...]

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AT Friday: Trello

On October 27, 2012 By

Over the years, I have taken part in more than my fair share of group projects. From group presentations, to group design projects, to group papers. Many of these projects were for engineering related courses. To say that communication and planning between myself and my fellow engineering classmates was a struggle, would be an [...]

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AT Friday: Cacoo

On October 12, 2012 By

In the past, when I’ve needed to create charts or diagrams, I’ve used traditional programs like Visio and even Power Point. However, recently I discovered another tool that tends to stand out from the rest – Cacoo.

Cacoo is a free online tool that can be used to create diagrams such as wireframes, site Continue Reading

Over spring break last year, I had the honor of working with a group of Tufts students at a public school in Harlem, New York. There I taught 2nd grade students robotics and engineering using  three main tools namely, WeDo, Smartboard, and Legos which are explained in detail below.

 

WeDo:

WeDo is a robotics [...]

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