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Loyola Professors Will Use Technology to Teach Children About Audubon Park in New Orleans

The Times Picayune – August 13, 2014
By Elizabeth Heideman

Loyola Professors Will Use Technology to Teach Children About Audubon Park in New Orleans Audubon Park in New Orleans is one of Uptown's premier gems, the preferred picnic and recreation locale for generations of locals. As concerns about the environment grow, however, it's crucial the next generation of New Orleanians understand the importance of protecting this natural sanctuary. Aimée K. Thomas and James Wee of Loyola University of New Orleans are working to instill a love of nature in local children, using the power of technology—specifically, the iPad. Thomas and Wee are science professors at Loyola University, with Thomas teaching environmental studies and Wee focusing on microbiology. Both professors are developing a children's iPad…
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