Thanks to a grant from the Massachusetts Department of Education and San Francisco-based technology startup Mursion, education students at Stonehill are able to practice teaching techniques before they are the educator of record. This grant, awarded to the College last spring, allowed the Education Department access to Mursion’ s immersive training platform.
The U.S. will go ahead with its plan to hand over oversight of the internet's domain name system functions to a multistakeholder body on Oct. 1, despite fierce opposition from some lawmakers and advocacy groups. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers operates under contract with the U.S.
The 18 newly funded projects stem from the cross-disciplinary NSF Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems program, which supports bold efforts to go beyond single-discipline research efforts in order to advance brain science.
In the decade since it has become an educational acronym, STEM curriculum -- Science, Technology, Engineering and Math -- has become a dominant focus in many elementary and secondary schools, whether public, charter or private. In the latter, however, the STEM model often has gone further, inciting some fundamental changes in the entire educational model.
Online education is helping a lot of students achieve their goals by offering convenience and flexibility in terms of schedules. Coursera, founded by Daphne Koller and Andrew Ng, ups the ante by providing these benefits and making courses free. Daphne Koller revealed the components for each course.
Now, Microsoft has introduced two new features in time for the new school year. First, a version of Microsoft Classroom and a new software product called School Data Sync will help IT administrators connect existing school systems to Office 365, enabling a single sign-on for teachers and students while automating Microsoft Classroom set-up.
“We’re evolving, but remain electronic ‘hunters and gatherers,’” explained Ralph Lucci, cofounder and user experience director at Behavior Design. But that’s about to change thanks to today’s quickly emerging artificial intelligence (AI) technology for practically every industry, including education.