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Don't get fooled by observational correlations - Statistical Modeling, Causal Inference, and Social Science

Gabriel Power writes:<p>Here’s something a little different: clever classrooms, according to which physical characteristics of classrooms cause greater …

Statistical Modeling

Are We Witnessing the Golden Age of Edtech?

Imagine the classroom of the 1980s. If the school district was reasonably wealthy, there might have been a television and a VHS player. The teacher …

Education Technology

How An Inventor Left Her Job Working With Fortune 500s To Help Others Escape Their Comfort Zones

Cara Thomas found herself standing in the lobby of a Bangkok hotel with an index card in her hand that read: “<i>Ask a stranger for a mantra.”</i><p>It was one of 90 index cards she stuffed in a mini expandable file folder, tucked into her carry-on luggage, and pulled out every single day on her 90-day …

Sabbaticals

Code Red Education Coding Curriculum - Product Reviews

Offers complete coding curriculum for K-12 students<p>Overview<p><b>SUMMARY</b><p>Code Red Education provides a complete computer science and coding curriculum for …

Computer Science

The AI, machine learning, and data science conundrum: Who will manage the algorithms?

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are being adopted at a rapid clip, and the management headaches are just about to begin.<p>Artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

Future of Electricity | World Economic Forum

The Future of Electricity<p>In order to meet long term carbon reduction goals and fulfill the need for growing energy demand, hastening the deployment …

World Economic Forum

Building Brains: How Pearson Plans To Automate Education With AI

On a balmy summer’s day in San Francisco, Milena Marinova is sitting on the roof terrace of the offices of Pearson, a company in the midst of a radical transformation from publishing powerhouse to digital-education platform, wrapped in a gray shawl and explaining how she plans to build advanced, …

High School

These 3 Email Templates Have Helped Entrepreneurs Raise Millions

Email is still one of the most effective tools for startup fundraising. The question most have is what to send? This series of email templates make it super easy to leverage this free method of communication to raise the money entrepreneurs need to launch and fuel new ventures.<p><b><br>The Power of …

Entrepreneurship

DaVinci Resolve 15 is a free, Hollywood-grade video editor

Now, there’s not a lot you can’t do.<p>With the latest release of DaVinci Resolve 15, Blackmagic Design has radically made over its editing suite to create one of the best video-editing systems at any price -- even against mainstream options like Premiere Pro CC and Apple's Final Cut Pro X. It now …

15 Podcasts You Should Be Listening to Every Week

A list of podcasts that will educate, inspire, and empower you to be the best you can be.<p>A growth mindset is one of the qualities that separates successful people from others. When you believe you are always learning and growing, you are free to take action, make mistakes, and evolve. Successful …

Self-improvement

4 Things You Need To Know About Big Data And Artificial Intelligence

It's not about reducing costs, but unlocking value<p>In the seven years since IBM's Watson beat two human champions in the game show Jeopardy!, cognitive technologies have gone from a science fiction pipe-dream to a platform for essential business initiatives. Clearly, if you don't have a plan for …

The Latest Research: AI and Machine Learning

This tool is intended for individual use only.<p>Publication Date: <b>July 11, 2018</b><p>Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning may soon drive a massive reshaping of the economy and society. But what impact is AI already making in the workplace? Is it living up to the hype? And what should your …

Machine Learning

How to Plan and Implement Continuous Improvement In Schools

In the classroom, good teachers constantly test small changes to class activities, routines, and workflow. They observe how students interact with …

Management

Apple’s MacBook updates are a much bigger deal than anyone imagined

Last week, Apple very quietly rolled out a bunch of changes to its MacBook range. The updates were a classic spec bump, with the big changes coming …

A Futuristic Look at Assessing Learning

So what are we doing to improve the performance of the most central organ in the body: the brain? The brain controls the core of what makes us “most …

5 Free Online Machine Learning Courses

Demand for machine learning professionals is growing faster than for any other job. If you are looking to gain the skills needed for that next stage …

7 Crucial Education Technology Trends for the Last 5 Years

Written by Richard D. Eddington The world is changing, and education must change with it. Many schools are aware of this fact and are trying to …

Hollywood's favorite video-editing tools arrive in a free app

Avid's Media Composer First is finally here if you're an aspiring pro or want to cut like one.<p>If you're serious about video editing and are weighing up your software options, two choices usually pop up: Adobe Premiere Pro CC and Final Cut Pro X (FCPX). But Avid, Hollywood's go-to editing company, …

Google Earth VR — Bringing the whole wide world to virtual reality

Google Earth

How to Control Your Raspberry Pi from Any Computer Using VNC

At $35, the Raspberry Pi is a fantastic little computer, but when you add in the cost of a display, mouse, and keyboard, things get a little more …

Raspberry Pi

The Onion Omega2 is a tiny little computer that only costs $5

The product follows the Raspberry Pi’s naming scheme of Produce + Greek<p>The Onion Omega2 is the latest tiny computer continuing in the tradition of the Raspberry Pi. The Omega2 is the successor to last year’s Omega, a hackable, expandable, and affordable computer that was one-fourth the size of the …

Google App Streaming: A Big Move In Building “The Web Of Apps”

Google App Streaming became a reality today, and with it, a new era of Google pushing to create a “web of apps,” the ability to easily find and …

Now You Can Make That Embarrassing Email You Sent Self-Destruct

Everyone’s fired off a hasty email that they desperately wish they could take back. A new Gmail tool will let you do that whenever you please.<p>Dmail …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Next Music Discovery and More

5 Can't-Miss Apps<p>Retro for Instagram<p>Next — Social Music Discovery<p>Notifyr<p>PumpUp<p>Scout GPS, Maps, Voice Navigation & Traffic<p>Between Microsoft unveiling …

Apps and Integrations

Bots

FCC gets approval for plan to subsidize fast rural internet access

At long last, the FCC can move forward with reforming its rural connection subsidies for the broadband era. A federal appeals court has upheld the agency's Connect America Fund after challenges from smaller carriers, which were worried that the shift from subsidizing phone calls to fast internet …