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201 10th St. W

Bradenton, FL 34205

Author: Nadine Slimak

FREE Summer Learning Day for Sarasota and Manatee county students sponsored by Mosaic focuses on stopping summer learning loss and showcasing local resources that offer fun, engaging opportunities Educators call it the summer slide and it has nothing to do with fun and games on the playground; instead, it refers to the downhill slide in learning that kids undergo when they’re out of school. During summer, most students lose up to two months of grade-level equivalency in math skills and low-incom [...]

What makes a watch tick? How does a sewing machine stitch? Where does an iPod get its shuffle? For people who have ever asked these questions, the South Florida Museum's newest special exhibit -- Things Come Apart -- will be a revelation. Circulated by the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service, this special showing features the works of creative photographer and tinkerer Todd McLellan, who looked inside the evolutions of the smartphone and dozens of other everyday technologies to [...]