The annual tech-fest known as the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is taking place Jan. 6- 9 in Las Vegas, and companies new and old have already unveiled their latest bells and whistles. Here are 10 newly introduced products with the most potential for the classroom.
As debate over education reform sizzles, and as teachers valiantly continue trying to do more with less, a new study suggests that it might be worth diverting at least a little attention from what’s going on in classrooms to how those spaces are being designed. The paper, published in the journal Building and the Environment, found that classroom design could be attributed to a 25% impact, positive or negative, on a student’s progress over the course of an academic year. The difference between the best- and worst-designed classrooms covered in the study? A full year’s worth of academic progress
Are you able to work effectively in a team? That’s the skill employers most want when they are recruiting new college grads. The next most important skill: ability to make decisions and solve problems. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) a Bethlehem, Pa. non-profit group that links college career [...]
A recent survey shows the typical knowledge and skills in the areas of reading, writing, and arithmetic (the three Rs) are no longer sufficient for workers. Do you have the skills necessary for the future?
People love to speculate about what the future will look like, including the kinds of skills and knowledge people will need to find well-paid work. That's a big question in the field of education right now, as many states shift to a new set of standards meant to highlight skills over content.
A new school in San Francisco is combining the Silicon Valley startup model with progressive education tactics, creating classrooms as individual entities, using sensoring technologies to track kids' progress, and building tech tools based on teacher requests.
Addictions evolve with technology. In an overstimulating, constantly distracting modern world, phenomenona like videogame and even Internet addiction have become serious issues. How will the landscape shift in another ten, fifty, or hundred years?
Charlie Chaplin once said that cinema was just a fad. In 1936, The New York Times wrote that a "rocket will never be able to leave the Earth's atmosphere." In 1955, Variety magazine stated that rock n' roll would be gone by June of that yea...
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