The TikTok Saga

The popular video-sharing app TikTok has recently been the subject of highly contested scrutiny around American national security and internet censorship. With over two billion downloads, how did the fastest growing app in the world widely known for its popularity...

What the WeChat Ban Means to Me

“Ding Ding (DingTalk)? Skype? Worst case scenario—we can use zoom and email.”  When my stepmom texted me those words in early September, our hearts were both heavy. We have long heard rumors about the potential ban on WeChat since mid-July. Yet, on August 6, 2020,...

New Teaching Platform at CA: Padlet

To supplement the virtual learning experience this Short Term at Concord (STAC), many teachers have incorporated new teaching platforms such as Padlet and Nearpod into their classes. The goal of implementing these platforms is to enhance engagement and collaboration...