Friday, December 15, 2017

TechEDU

TechEDU

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...

A growing interest in the startup culture has focused attention on company founders who often take great risks to launch new ventures. But what about the people who join these founders to help them...

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...

A North Carolina school district has suspended the use of 15,000 tablets after reports of multiple hardware issues, including the device’s charger melting at home. Guilford County Superintendent Maurice “Mo” Green has suspended the...

by James Manyika, Michael Chui, Jacques Bughin, Richard Dobbs, Peter Bisson, and Alex Marrs -- -- courtesy TheMcKinseyReport The relentless parade of new technologies is unfolding on many fronts. Almost every advance is billed as a breakthrough,...

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...

System to automatically find a common type of programming bug significantly outperforms its predecessors. Integer overflows are one of the most common bugs in computer programs — not only causing programs to crash but, even...

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...

In celebration of Fair Use Week, we wanted to help spread the word about your rights.  Additionally, check out the website for more insight - take advantage of the self-teaching tools offered, here: FairUseWeek.org Click...

by Billy Gallagher, courtesy TechCrunch, “The Roost–stop hunching over your laptop,” I read, back and neck aching as usual. I had been working at my laptop like a gargoyle since early in the morning. But in...

Clark Atlanta University Student Wins National Nuclear Security Administration’s Grand Challenge Press Release CAU dual degree engineering student Tamera Green (right), CAU President Carlton E. Brown (left), and CAU professor Olu Olatidoye, Ph.D., pose with the...

courtesy ScienceDaily.com June 18, 2013 — TED Talks, the most popular conference and events website in the world with over 1 billion informational videos viewed, provides academics with increased popular exposure but does nothing to...