During a campaign swing Tuesday through Denver, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton rolled out a technology and innovation platform that includes greater investments in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM, education.
The US remains the single largest funder of research and development (R&D) in the world, but emerging trends show the global science funding landscape is becoming more diverse, according to new analysis by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Monday morning, Amazon said that it would introduce an online marketplace with tens of thousands of free lesson plans, worksheets and other instructional materials for teachers in late August or early September. Called Amazon Inspire, the education site has features that may seem familiar to frequent Amazon shoppers.
The simplest way to prevent ransomware attacks is to regularly backup all of the important contents on your PCs. Dedicated backup software makes full copies of hard disk drives and stores them on some external source, usually a storage drive that is disconnected and purposefully kept offline following backups.
A new chip could bring robots out of the lab and into the real world, according to Phys. A team of researchers led by George Konidaris and Daniel Sorin claim that they will be able to speed up robots to the point where they can leave the lab and specially designed factories and dea
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.