Monday, February 27, 2017

TechEDU

TechEDU

Maria Klawe, Harvey Mudd College - I’ve been passionate about increasing women’s participation in computer science for more than 25 years. While the number of undergraduate women pursuing some STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) fields like...
Expert

Some people are dramatically better at activities like sports, music and chess than other people. Take the basketball great Stephen Curry. This past season, breaking the record he set last year by over 40...

by Susan Davis, courtesy blogs.hbr.org - If you believe the hype, technology is going to help us end global poverty. Advances have indeed made a huge difference in the lives of the poor, but there's...

courtesy Cincinatti.com STEM education in the Milford Exempted Village School District is reaching new heights through a program being launched this fall. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. Superintendent Dr. Robert Farrell, Milford School...

By Hiten Samtani, courtesy School Library Journal/TheDigitalShift A young patron sits down to a recording session at the “creation station” of the Darien (CT) Library. Photograph by Dru Nadler. Andrew Carle, a technology educator at Flint High School...

Girls receive conflicting career messages from media, new research shows CORVALLIS, Ore. - Teenage girls like and feel more similar to women in appearance-focused jobs such as models and actresses, though they find female CEOs...
college

Across the U.S., many soon-to-be high school graduates are excited to begin college. Over the past decades, rates of college enrollment have increased. In 1950, only 16 percent of young people had at least...

ST. LOUIS -- A Washington University electrical engineering professor is suing credit card processor Square in the latest legal dispute over the company's mobile plug-in technology.Robert E. Morley Jr. sued Square and company founders...

Key Edits On Professor's Blog Post That Tanked Blinkx Stock Late last month, Harvard professor Ben Edelman wrote a blog post entitled "The Darker Side of Blinkx," which raised serious questions about the ethics of...

VMEdu announced that it is entering the IT certification training market with the launch of MyITstudy. The program offers training for ITIL, Microsoft and CompTIA currently, but they plan to add Cisco, RedHat, Citrix and ISC2...

A survey of 2,462 Advanced Placement (AP) and National Writing Project (NWP) teachers finds that digital technologies are shaping student writing in myriad ways and have also become helpful tools for teaching writing to...

It’s not exactly beating something into someone’s head. More like tapping it into the side. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a system that teaches people Morse code within four hours using...
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