Education

Opinion: Metacognitive strategies can benefit students

Opinion: Metacognitive strategies can benefit students

Have you ever thought about thinking? This hot topic is known as metacognition, the awareness of understanding your thought process and understanding the way those patterns work behind them. It includes many different strategies that access and monitor knowledge: from...

Column: My experiences at the Center for American Archaeology

Column: My experiences at the Center for American Archaeology

I finally arrived back in Los Angeles from a trip to Illinois. The first thing I do when I get home is hopping on my Center for American Archaeology Discord server and start chatting with the new friends I made. We would post very funny memes and talk about the latest...

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

Column: Breaking down the uses of lambda

What is lambda? You may know that it’s the eleventh letter in the Greek alphabet. Perhaps you recall from Physics that it’s the symbol used to represent wavelength in calculations, or you might have heard about it from other places. In C++, a lambda is an expression...

Review: How I study using a productivity app: Yeolpumta

Review: How I study using a productivity app: Yeolpumta

In April of 2021, I started using an application called Yeolpumta, (열품타) developed by UnCheon Baek, on a daily basis. In Korean, the application name is an abbreviation for "Yeoljeong pumeun taimeo" (열정 품은 타이머), which means "Enthusiastic timer" in literal translation....

Virtual learning didn’t stop L.A. Braille Institute

Virtual learning didn’t stop L.A. Braille Institute

What used to be a classroom full of enthusiastic students has now turned into a screen featuring boxes of students’ faces. But, the energy in the room is the same nonetheless. Since its founding in 1919, the Braille Institute has established seven centers around...