Although crucial to U.S. students' future success, access to a computer science (CS) education is still not universal. Education leaders must better understand the perceptions of CS and access to CS learning opportunities to maximize students' potential for growth in an ever-changing technological world.
The Obama administration's "18F" program to create its own version of a high-tech startup for government digital projects has foundered since its launch in 2014, losing nearly $32 million as its staff spent most of its time on unbillable work, according to a new inspector general report.
The Energizing Student Potential (ESP) program, an initiative focused on bringing STEM education to students in northern Illinois and northwest Indiana, has expanded to serve students and educators in over 49 new schools and 35 returning schools after its successful inaugural implementation last year.
Artificial intelligence, the machine learning technology that allows “smart” machines to take over human tasks like driving cars or ordering pizza, is quickly becoming the go-to technology for many industries to hire talent for, including health care, auto, and finance.
China has surpassed the US as the leading market for iOS App Store revenue,according to App Annie. The $1.7 billion generated by the country in Q3 2016 also topped the charts for the largest ever quarterly iOS App Store revenue by any country tracked by the firm.
Across the United States and the globe, a push to innovate and build smart, technologically advanced cities has transformed the way governments approach public service. It's also transforming their budget and hiring priorities.
Active learning includes strategies that encourage students to think, question, and problem solve, which leads to knowledge retention. Examples of active learning include allowing students to reflect and write about a topic that they just learned or organizing a science competition.
While plenty of surveys examine the use of technology in schools from the teacher or student perspective, here's one that looks at the subject from the parents' point of view. The Learning Assembly polled 1,000 K-12 public school parents around the United States on the use of education technology in their students' schools.
Feeling isolated is no fun even when what you're doing is. Maybe that's why more 60-year-old men don't take ballet classes. After all, sometimes that feeling of being an outlier or interloper can keep you from doing things that actually interest you.