ImBlaze School Highlight: Nashville Big Picture High School

Elizabeth Avrit is a junior student at Nashville Big Picture High School. Tell us a bit about you, your school and internship program My name is Tamasa Pinkerton and I am the Internship Coordinator and School Counselor at Nashville Big Picture High School in Nashville, Tennessee. This is my third year serving in this position. We currently have around 135 students enrolled and each student is expected to gain meaningful internships. Our Students attend their internship on Tuesday and Thursday for 5.5 hours per day. Students are given the opportunity to pursue internships related to their passions and future career goals. How do you use ImBlaze to support your program? ImBlaze supports our in

ImBlaze in USA Today

Screen time isn't all bad: Technology can make invaluable connections for students SEE THE FULL ARTICLE HERE In 2018, screen time and bad parenting are practically becoming synonyms. But banning children from using technology simply because a handful of Silicon Valley elite are doing so is a dangerous trend to follow. A recent New York Times article issued a troubling warning: “It could happen that the children of poorer and middle-class parents will be raised by screens, while the children of Silicon Valley’s elite will be going back to wooden toys and the luxury of human interaction.” The digital divide, it claims, is operating in reverse. That construct, however, wildly oversimplifies the



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