Code Explorers: Preparing The Next Generation!

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Code school or university?

<i>Harsh Patel is CEO of MakerSquare.</i><p>By the time the calendar turns to 2020, there will be one million unfulfilled computer programming jobs in the United States. For anyone looking at their career path over the next decade, coding offers plenty of creatively fulfilling, high-paying, and secure …

Computer Science

Coding Is the Must-Have Job Skill of the Future

Fast forward to 2020. What job skill must you have? Coding.<p>Well, we may be getting ahead of ourselves slightly. It's uncertain that HTML and CSS in …

Why Coding Is Your Child’s Key to Unlocking the Future

Educators call for making computer science a cornerstone of the curriculum, even for grade-school kids<p>Racing across the U.S. in your taco truck, you must fight off animals mutated by fallout from a nuclear war, and you must also turn them into delicious filling for the tacos you sell inside …

Computer Science

Do you Know about These 7 Learning Zones in Your Class?

March 17, 2015 <i><br>7 Learning Zones</i> is a beautiful visual created by Edutopia featuring an interesting system teachers can use in their classrooms to …

Educate 1-to-1: the secrets to successfully planning, implementing and sustaining change through mobile learning in schools

Educate 1-to-1 explores the practicalities of using mobile technology for every student in a school.<p>Evidently, 57 per cent of primary schools and 75 …

M-learning

Mobile Learning Handbook Offers Tips on Choosing Apps for Education

The handbook includes practical advice on creating applications for education and advises parents and educators on how best to use mobile learning …

Tablets, laptops and mobiles in the classroom: top tips from teachers

Tablets, laptops and mobiles aren't there to replace traditional teaching tools, but designed to complement them. Our panel of education experts share advice on using one to one devices in schools<p>This week we've been exploring how technology is being used to educate and engage in the classroom and …

Great Tools and Apps for Teacher-Parent Communication

October 26, 2014<br>Students with parents who are up-to-date on their child(ren)'s lives tend to perform better in school. Fortunately, technology offers …

How Educators Around The World Are Implementing Mobile Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>In less than a decade, mobile technology has spread to the furthest corners of the planet. Of the estimated 7 billion people on Earth, …

When Women Stopped Coding

Modern computer science is dominated by men. But it hasn't always been this way.<p>A lot of computing pioneers — the people who programmed the first digital computers — were women. And for decades, the number of women studying computer science was growing faster than the number of men. But in 1984, …

Should I Teach My Kid To Code?

Code literacy is a hot topic. But notions about how to teach it–and when–are still very much in play, raising questions for parents.<p>I am not a coder. The closest I’ve come to the world of programming is a computer science class I took in college that killed my GPA (I got a C-minus, and that was a …

BBC begins kids coding push with Bitesize and TV shows

<b>The BBC has published computer programming study guides, quizzes and other support materials on its Bitesize site to coincide with the new computing curriculum's introduction in England.</b><p>The broadcaster also revealed several programming-themed children's TV shows will be broadcast in the autumn.<p>The …

Kids, Code, And The Future Of Technology

<i>“[Young people] say, ‘Do you think we can do this?’ I say, ‘Try it,’ and I back ‘em up. They need that.”</i><p>Those words of wisdom should guide us as Computer Science Education Week kicks off on December 9. It’s the timeless insight of the late Admiral Grace Murray Hopper—a.k.a. Amazing Grace–who, in …

16 Common Core Technology Tools--With Examples

<b>16 Common Core Technology Tools For Speaking & Listening</b><p>by <b>Dr. Melissa Comer</b> and Dr. <b>Leslie Suters</b>, Presenters at the <i>2014 Teaching and Learning with</i> …

Education Technology

10 Future Technologies That Already Exist

By any account, technology is changing how–and why–we learn.<p>It offers access to information that was unheard of even 25 years ago, while connecting …

Wireless Charging

Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation

<b>Shifting Toward An Architecture of Participation</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>It makes since that learning is also changing–<b>becoming more entrepreneurial</b> than …

Pedagogy

13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years

<b>13 Ways Education Could Change In The Next 13 Years</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>We recently speculated on the what education might look like in the year 2028 (see …

BBC Radio 4 - My Teacher Is an App, An Education Revolution?

Sarah Montague presents the final programme in the series looking at the phenomenal changes to education being brought about by technology.<p>In the previous two programmes, Sarah has been reporting from the U.S. This week we bring the discussion firmly back to the UK with a debate recorded in front …

BBC Radio 4 - My Teacher Is an App, The University of the Future

"The life and planets week funnels into life on super earths" - the talk at this Harvard meeting is a far cry from our traditional view of university. Digital gurus, high tech web designers and some of the university's best professors debate how to bring alive Harvard's next MOOC.<p>MOOCs (Massive …

BBC Radio 4 - My Teacher Is an App, The Classroom of the Future

In a leafy suburb of Silicon Valley, 9 year olds lie on their tummies on the floor, log on to their silver Chromebooks, and begin doing maths lessons. Their teacher logs on as coach and gives one-to-one instruction...exactly where it's needed.<p>The Khan Academy is an online teaching service whose …

Mobile Learning: Transforming Education and Engaging Students and Teachers

<b>Past Event</b><p>Mobile Learning: Transforming Education and Engaging Students and Teachers<p>Listen To Audio Download the Audio Download<p>Mobile technology is …