This week, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump openly speculated that this election would be “rigged.” Last month, Russia decided to take an active role in our election. There’s no basis for questioning the results of a vote that’s still months away.
As the US continues to emerge from the Great Recession, there is an urgent need to look beyond Silicon Valley and support high-tech -- or “advanced” -- industries across the country in order to boost sluggish economic growth and reduce economic inequality, according to Mark Muro, a senior fe
After conducting nearly 147,000 direct classroom observations of 20 minutes or more in K-12 schools in the United States and other countries, the organization concluded that "there are still relatively few classrooms in which students' use of digital tools and technology is a regular part of the school experience.
“There’s a home-field advantage,” said Arthur Dong, a professor at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
The drive to attract and educate more young people to science- and technology-based careers is inarguably good for American society and competitiveness. But we drop the ball when it comes to how we help our best and brightest at the highest levels of STEM academics and research take that final step into a career in higher ed.
"Kids have access to technology at a much earlier age. And they can carry technology with them that not only offers instant access to information, but also social media and the ability to share all kinds of information about themselves. "I honestly think it has made being an adolescent so much more of a challenge than ever before.
Games have been used in the fields of STEM to mimic realistic phenomena. Such gamification complements traditional learning paradigms by making education more interactive and student-centric.
Online learning courses no longer cater to typically technology-friendly subjects like Information Technology or Computer Science; now nearly every subject is available online. Your trusted correspondent took everything from STAT 250 to Political Research Methods and Theories of Visual Communication online. Plus, the number of students learning online is skyrocketing.
Participants of the program were surveyed to determine whether they are now or plan to be in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) higher education programs or, if already in the workforce, if CyberPatriot had led them to STEM career paths.
The latest trend in ed tech is Smart Schools. Schools around the country are harnessing IoT to help devices connect and “talk” to each other throughout the school. However, while the trend is growing in popularity, Smart Schools are still a relatively new concept.