At first glance, it’s easy to characterize the lack of women in technology and entrepreneurship as a pipeline problem.
Researchers found that low-income parents are less likely to use these extra resources or, when they do, they do so less effectively because of differences in motivation and parenting practices.
At the Women in Innovation Forum in New York (WIN), Marie Claire partnered up with host and French tech entrepreneur, Catherine Barba. After founding WIN in Paris, Barba recently brought the annual conference to the United States -- where she has since moved -- to further women's upward mobility in the male-dominated tech industry.
Giving students an early start on computer science education with a focus on security is crucial. And high school is already too late, argues Project Lead the Way’s Vince Bertram. There is a disturbing trend in computer science education today: Not one of the top 10 computer science programs in the U.S.
When students are using a learning management system or a digital curriculum, their individual performance data is collected and shared with their teacher and other instructional personnel to help assess their progress.
MOOCs have been controversial, but these online classes enable curious high schoolers to explore a range of disciplines for free without having to commit to staying enrolled, or for a low cost if they want a
Glasses with embedded cameras and smartwatches with stored information seem like regular spy equipment for the likes of James Bond, but for three students applying to medical school in Thailand, they were high-technology cheating devices.
Now, in an effort to further integrate 3D printing technologies into the classroom for children, the manufacturing company has released its newest product, the Dremel 3D mobile app. The app, which is compatible with the Dremel Idea Builder 3D40, was designed to help expand access to 3D printing for students by giving them a user-friendly and mobile platform for 3D modeling and printing.
There's a stark gap between the number of open tech positions and qualified candidates to fill them. Even if it's not a traditional “tech company,” these days, every company needs a technical hire or two. So how are technology executives working to fix this?
Bolden and Kamen both emphasized the need to change the culture around STEM careers. In a cultural context, these careers are far less celebrated than professional sports or entertainers.