Tuesday, January 16, 2018

S.T.E.M.

S.T.E.M.

Why educational technologies should be more like graphing calculators and less like iPads. An Object Lesson. Last year, while cleaning out the basement of my childhood home, I discovered a plastic storage bin marked "Calcusoft." Inside were piles...
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One thing is always certain: the best investment parents can make is to provide their children with the best education. Two key factors have influenced the rise of STEM: modern society, and its natural...

by Katherine Rosman (courtesy wsj) For a Percentage, He Turns Internet Fame Into Cash; Grumpy Gets a Movie Deal Grumpy Cat Some celebrities simply cannot be pleased. Just ask Ben Lashes, a talent manager in Los Angeles....

UNILORIN - University of Ilorin The University of Ilorin, also known as Unilorin, is a university in Ilorin, Nigeria.  Unilorin was established by a decree of the Federal Military Government in 1975 and is a federal government owned...

By Arden Dier (courtesy Newser) Jennie Lamere was the only girl competing at a Boston hackathon last month, and the only of 80 coders who competed solo. So when the 17-year-old New Hampshire native took...

Homeroom. Spring Break. Autonomous robots. They’re all top of mind for the kid roboticists who streamed into the FIRST Robotics Competition in St. Louis, Mo. By Will Park Earlier this week, teams of high school students...

Iowa State researchers measured brain activity to better understand cybersecurity threats and identify what motivates employees to violate company policy. (Larger image) Photo by Bob Elbert AMES, Iowa – The old adage that a chain...

From talking bears to smartwatches, the American International Toy Fair hosted countless tech toys. Here's a look at the top 10 kids' gadgets hitting stores later this year. The Kidizoom smartwatch helps kids tell time, and...

by Tom Foremski, courtesy siliconvalleywatcher   On Monday Note, Frederic Filloux,  French media watcher has a nice roundup of examples of "data journalism" and his headline says it is "improving – fast." Here is an award-winning example (graphic...

With the annual all-majors job fair in the books, the Career Services department at Tarleton State University has already planned and organized a second job fair this semester. All Tarleton students and alumni are invited...

In a noisy MIT classroom last week, high school students eagerly speculated on the problems they might see in the team math competition they were about to begin. The MIT students serving as the...

by Matt Shipman & Dr. David L. Roberts courtesy North Carolina State Univeristy - Computer science researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a technique to determine which strategies give players an edge at winning in...