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.
Data scientists work in many different industries. In our survey of data professionals, we asked over 1000 data professionals about themselves and what they do. We captured their proficiency across three broad data science skills: Business, Technology and Math/Statistics.
EdTech startups featured at TechCrunch Disrupt this year are seeking to change K-12 education, through engineering and programming workshops that teach kids in-demand skills to an app that lets you travel back in time to learn history and a startup that’s using technology to improve classroom communications and collaboration between parents and teachers.
NASA's Kepler mission has verified 1,284 new planets -- the single largest finding of planets to date. “This announcement more than doubles the number of confirmed planets from Kepler,” said Ellen Stofan, chief scientist at NASA Headquarters in Washington. “This gives us hope that somewhere out there, around a star much like ours, we can eventually discover another Earth.”