Unleash your inner poet: Berklee College of Music is offering a songwriting course at Coursera, where you can find lots of other free college-level classes. You might also find something fun on EdX. Feel free to share in the comments section if you find a course you love to keep you learning, exploring and growing over the summer.
Each year eSchool News chooses a list of 10 top apps for education, with recommendations for which devices each works best on. Here’s their list for 2013.
I can’t resist saying that I still wish PBS would make some of the Creativity interactives into little apps for the younger set (I did mention it to them in about 2006, but what influence do I have…? 🙂 )
Local families may already know about Biogen Idec’s Community Lab. But students anywhere might enjoy their recommendations for learning the basics about DNA and proteins:
Teacher’s Domain gives a quick review on transcription and translation and DNA Learning Center has a YouTube channel to review DNA structure and function.