Due to the promising potential of education technology, K-12 strategy specialist David Andrade revealed that teachers are looking for more up-to-date ways to connect with students by using a more personal, individualized and data-driven pedagogical approach.
Five states accounted for just over half of the $255 billion of research and development (R&D) companies paid for and performed in the United States in 2013, according to a new report from the National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics.
The FBI has arrested a National Security Agency (NSA) contractor who is accused of stealing and disclosing classified computer codes developed by the agency to hack foreign governments, The New York Times reports. Like former NSA contractor-turned-leaker Edward Snowden, Martin worked for Booz A
For decades, principals, school superintendents, and educators have sought to improve education in one way or another. Whether it’s the advent of chalkboards or iPads, technology has been at the forefront of that push.
Aside from being another clever educational catchphrase, STEM became seriously recognized as curriculum based on the idea of educating students in the four specific disciplines of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Although edtech overall has seen quite a few successes in the past years, the global uptake of truly innovative educational technology at universities is still limited. The higher-ed market is traditionally characterized by long sales cycles, many stakeholders with various interests and lack of synergy of technology initiatives.
At King School, a PreKindergarten-Grade 12 co-ed independent day school, all students are deeply immersed in the study of STEM throughout their elementary, middle and high school years. Faculty at King have examined how an integrated STEM curriculum can transcend the four distinct disciplines and take a more holistic approach to teaching and learning.
Imagine a university without classrooms, lectures, disciplinary departments, or majors. Such is the goal of Dr. Christine Ortiz, former dean for graduate education at MIT, who is using technology to build a new kind of residential research institution from the ground up.
Like countless innovators before it, Facebook has repeatedly swallowed up competitors’ features and made them bigger, better, and more accessible to a larger audience. And in the end, it's more than just Facebook that benefits. Often (though not always), it's ordinary users and even the business that got ripped off in the first place that win out.
Mars is the future. It’s after all NASA’s current overarching goal to send humans to the Red Planet. But even as early as the 1950s, aerospace engineer Wernher von Braun had published his vision of a mission to Mars in his book The Mars Project.