Policy makers, tech executives, teachers, and parents are forever trying to find new ways to improve kids’ performance at school. Schools design and redesign curricula, teachers embrace and reject new
More children in the West are being taught math using China’s fabled, slightly brutal “mastery” method
There has been a growing feeling in the UK, a country with some of the most elite schools (paywall) and revered universities in the world, that their students are lagging behind students in other countries.
A professor built an AI teaching assistant for his courses — and it could shape the future of education
Ashok Goel needed help. In his regular courses at Georgia Tech, the computer science professor had at most a few dozen students. But his online class had 400 students — students based all over the world;
This blog post has some pretty useful information. So print it out; get out your highlighter and take off the cap. Ready? Now throw it away, because highlighters don't really help people learn. We all
A few years ago, I found myself in the vice-principal's office at a Toronto elementary school with a majority of recent immigrants and refugees from Africa, Asia and the Middle East in its student body.
As schools are busy recruiting staff for the next school year, once again they are faced with a shortage of specialist teachers, especially in subjects such as physics and design technology where as few
Think about our planet for a second. Earth has an elliptical — oval-shaped — orbit. That means we're closer to the sun for one part of the year and farther away another part of the year. Does that fact
Elon Musk's unveiling of Tesla's first mass-market vehicle Thursday has been called Musk's "moment of truth," and while it will be a pivotal moment in his career, this is not Musk's first rodeo. The billionaire
There's a white unicorn with a rainbow horn on the wall in front of me. A tiger sits casually by the door on the right. On a grey couch at one end of the room, a globe starts to spin when I gaze at it.
Today’s complicated data security landscape has begun to look a lot like a modern legend or fairytale. Just like King Arthur gathered his knights to fight against enemies and supernatural forces to find
Research prototype can survive hundreds of feet below the water Researchers from John Hopkins University have developed a prototype drone that's just as happy in the water as it is in the air. The submersible
There was a time in the early days of the internet when not every business had a website. Back then, you would often read articles attempting to convince business owners to invest in their ‘online presence’