Bb Planner is the first mobile student planning tool that enables students to explore degrees and careers that align to their goals and interests; understand the financial, academic and career implications of their decisions; schedule and register for classes; and access internships and jobs that align to their pathway choices.
The App Association, a trade association representing the mobile app industry, has created a series of interactive maps illustrating the the high demand for software developers in the United States and the low number of high schools offering computer science education necessary to develop a workforce that can meet this demand.
Kids don't have to go to the app store to find games, piano lessons and chemistry tutorials anymore -- because they're creating their own. Starting July 18, high school students will be able to show off their STEM and coding skills through the Congressional App Challenge, a nationwide competition that could land winners a trip to the nation's capital.
Eighty-six percent of respondents said they agree or strongly agree that teachers need more training in education technology. “Adapting to entirely new devices and methods of teaching isn’t easy for a generation of teachers who aren’t digital natives, especially when structures are lacking to ease that transition,” the survey reported.
Drone technology is developing so quickly -- and morphing into commercial uses never before contemplated -- that aviation regulators are having trouble keeping pace. Air-safety authorities on both sides of the Atlantic have acknowledged that traditional rule making is too slow and rigid to cope with the rapidly expanding applications of the flying machines...
Women are fleeing the lab in larger numbers than men. Despite years of effort to encourage female students to pursue degrees in science, technology, engineering and math - so called STEM fields - a new study by researchers at the University of Missouri finds that gender is a primary indicator in dropout rates for college programs.
It’s official -- the year 2016 will actually be one second longer than originally planned. At 6:59:59 p.m. EST time on December 31, the world’s official clocks will recognize an extra second, meaning there will be a minute that actually contains 61 seconds. Revelers on New Year’s Eve will have an extra second to sip champagne.