NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson, currently living and working aboard the International Space Station, broke the record Monday for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut - an occasion that was celebrated with a phone call from President Donald Trump, First Daughter Ivanka Trump, and fellow astronaut Kate Rubins.
Statistics lessons aren't just for math class anymore, and early-education experts are finding new reasons and ways to incorporate these topics in the early grades.
The National Science Foundation is seeking to increase the pipeline of science, technology and engineering and math talent with investments in edtech startups that make such careers accessible - and cool - to underserved kids.
Creating more opportunities for super-bright girls to skip grades might be one of the most viable ways to open cracks in the glass ceiling that has plagued STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) fields for decades.
Education technology providers dangle the promise of transforming classrooms and equipping previously disengaged students with the skills to become lifelong learners. Yet few can demonstrably support their arguments with strong evidence. So how can we expect a teacher or administrator with limited budget and time to separate what works from what doesn’t?
Butterfield said students need to make the most of their college experience.
It’s wise to consider a career in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math). Opportunities for professionals in these fields should continue to expand in the years ahead. But, there’s one major hurdle a lot of young people seem to be struggling to clear.
The 21st century has brought a revolution to the world of education both over distances and in the classroom. The days of the traditional learning models of the world are numbered as we enter a digital, global educational arena. We can already see the effects of these new technologies on education today and here are five of the main ways technology is improving education.
The H-1B visa was designed to attract the world’s best talent – people with rare skills needed to help the U.S. economy.
One of the major drawbacks to the Internet of Things ecosystem and “smart” devices more generally is the way both are treated as a gold mine for gathering information on end users, often without their knowledge or consent. Bose is the latest company to stand accused of such shenanigans in a lawsuit filed yesterday in federal district court.