Some of the web’s biggest destinations for watching videos have quietly started using automation to remove extremist content from their sites, according to two people familiar with the process.The move is a major step forward for internet companies that are eager to eradicate violent propaganda from their sites and are under pressure to do so from governments around the world...
Teachers continue to struggle with technology use in the classroom according to a new study. Nearly 100 percent of teachers believe it is important to have access to technology in the classroom, but 89 percent of teachers and administrators feel that personalized learning models need improvement.
In 2012-2013, black males accounted for only 8.7 percent of degrees in STEM, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. The 100 Black Men of America aim to change that statistic starting with their workshop geared towards middle and high school students. 100 Black Men of America is an organization dedicated to educating and empowering African American youth.
The Dow-CH2M Smithsonian Teacher Scholar Program, designed to help teachers develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, will bring 34 teachers from five states to Washington, D.C., this summer to participate in professional development academies at the Smithsonian.
In recent years, employers have become more accepting of online bachelor's and master's degrees in information technology and related fields, like computer science, recruiters say – though not all are totally comfortable with them.
The United States military is at a crisis point in terms of readiness against high-end threats such as Russia or China -- at least that’s the view of the House and Senate Armed Services Committee majority staffs.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently reported that while there are 60,000 agriculture job openings expected annually in the nation, there are only 35,000 graduates available to fill them.
Hands-on experiences are vital to introducing STEM concepts to students, but they can be difficult to regularly coordinate in the real world. Equipment needs to be set up for physics, electrical circuits or biology lab experiments, which eats into class time. It’s also not easy to give everyone a turn taking part in real-world tests in limited time frames.
The new bill (S.3084) was crafted by Senators Cory Gardner (R–CO) and Gary Peters (D–MI) and has the backing of the committee’s chairman, Senator John Thune (R–SD), and ranking member Senator Bill Nelson (D–FL).