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Video Game Design

Careers that Count: So You Want to Be a Video Game Designer?

The Job: Video Game Designer The Gist:  Do you live to play video games? Imagine if you make one up one all of your own! If you’re a video game designer, you can do just that: Come up with an idea for a game, then work with artists and programmers to create the characters and…

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Zion Harvey

Zion Harvey – New Hands and New Hope!

Nine-year-old Zion Harvey from Maryland is, hands down, one of the most amazing kids you’ll ever meet! He recently made medical history as the first child to have double hand transplant surgery! When Zion was a toddler, his hands and feet had to be removed due to a bad infection. While he never let this stop…

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Louis Braille – While Just A Teen, He Became a Pioneer for the Blind!

Back in the nineteenth century, when Louis Braille was just three years old, an accident left him blind. As he grew, Louis wanted to read and write, but he felt frustrated with the few slow, difficult methods available at the time for blind people. So Louis came up with an idea, and as a teenager, he invented a special…

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Molly the Horse

Molly the Pony – Inspiring Hope, One Gallop at a Time!

There once was a pony named Molly, who lived with her owners in Louisiana. But then came Hurricane Katrina… After Hurricane Katrina, Molly was on her own, her owners nowhere to be found in the aftermath of the terrible storm. Within a few weeks, she was rescued and taken to a farm. But there Molly…

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Braylon O’Neill – When Lifes Throws a Curveball, Hit it Out of the Park

Braylon O’Neill likes to do the same things that many other athletic 6-year-old boys do. His is super active.  He enjoys sports like baseball, gymnastics, swimming, golf, and tennis. He also likes to run. The only thing different about Braylon is that he does all of this using two prosthetic (or artificial) legs! Braylon was born…

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Dr. Mae Jemison

Dr. Mae Jemison – 'Daring Makes a Difference' for the First Black Woman Astronaut

Dr. Mae Jemison was interested in space and science very early in her life.  From her childhood home in Chicago, she dreamed of traveling to outer space and assumed that she would! Even though many people questioned her interest in science, she persevered and followed her passion.  Jemison went on to attend Stanford University to…

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Steve Jobs: His Success and Spirit Inspired Lessons For Life

Steve Jobs was a man of boundless accomplishments. He co-founded Apple Computers and revolutionalized the computer world with his innovative creations. But incredible success wasn’t Steve Jobs’ only claim to fame. He was also an amazingly powerful speaker whose wisdom shone through despite his easygoing speaking style. In the video and the additional resources below are some of Steve Jobs’ most memorable…

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Inspiring Role Model Videos of the Week – 4/1/2013

Check out Richard Turere, a 13 year old Kenyan boy and inventor. When Lions were attacking his family’s livestock, he invented a solar powered lighting system to keep the predators away!   By creating a new way to protect his cattle, he not only solved his own problem, but also helped save the lives of many…

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Want to Change the World? Learn How to Code!

Do you like using computers? Online games? Apps? Tablets? If so, you are not alone. Most kids today are big users and fans of technology. But where do all of these awesome games, websites and apps come from? All of them, in some way, were created by computer programmers or “coders”. Bill Gates, the founder…

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Kelvin Doe, 15 Year Old West African Inventor and DJ, Is Changing His Community

In Sierra Leone, West Africa, the lights come on as little as once a month!  So, Kelvin Doe, at 15 years old,  decided things needed change.  After many tries, he invented a battery to power lights in people’s houses from recycled parts he found in the trash, including soda, acid and metal, wrapped with tape! This…

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