Wolfram|Alpha homework day


Today October 21st is a Wolfram|Alpha Homework Day. I am not quite sure myself what all this entails, but it is a LIVE interactive event on the web, revolving around what can be done with Wolfram|Alpha search engine.

Here are some highlights (from the website) of what will be happening over there today:

Noon to 5pm
  • A special Homework Day Welcome from Stephen Wolfram
  • A demonstration by a forward-looking elementary school teacher of lesson plans that use Wolfram|Alpha
  • A conversation with the creator of "Shift Happens" about tech trends and their impact on education
  • A fun experiment with Wolfram|Alpha's mad scientist Theodore Gray
  • Several live, interactive Q&A sessions where Wolfram|Alpha scholars and experts help you tackle your homework questions
  • A special live Q&A session tackling the toughest math questions
5pm to 10pm
  • A thought-provoking in-depth conversation with an internationally known actor and education advocate
  • A live interview with the creator of the Ning social networking group Classroom 2.0
  • An insightful dialog with an award-winning physics professor and best-selling author of several popular science books
  • A vibrant panel discussion of teaching with technology led by noted journalist Elizabeth Corcoran
  • Several live, interactive Q&A sessions where Wolfram|Alpha scholars and experts help you tackle your homework questions
  • A special live Q&A session tackling the toughest math questions
10pm to 2am
  • An interview with a renowned theoretical physicist, best-selling author, and frequent PBS contributor
  • A special live Q&A session tackling the toughest science questions
  • A live concert by Common Loon
  • A demonstration of Wolfram|Alpha examples from an innovative college professor
  • Several live, interactive Q&A sessions where Wolfram|Alpha scholars and experts help you tackle your homework questions
  • A recap of the best highlights of Wolfram|Alpha Homework Day
http://homeworkday.wolframalpha.com/
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