In children’s books, it can be easier to find talking pandas than characters of color. Here are 25 books with minority characters and authors to help diversify summer reading.
What if teachers used video games as texts? How can educators teach kids to think critically about the underlying messages in commercial games and leverage video games for their ability to engage students and provoke conversation.
Work in the field shows promising signs that incorporating bodily movements—even subtle ones—can improve the learning that’s done on computers.
The exploding field of “learning analytics” raises ethical questions similar to those arising from the recent Facebook revelations.
Over-filtering websites at schools misses the opportunity to teach students the critical skills they’ll need to discern the good from the bad.
Devlin argues that video games are the perfect tool for teaching math: “The problems we need mathematics for today come in a messy, real-world context, and part of making progress is to figure out just what you need from that context.”
Computer literacy is fast becoming an essential skill for jobs in the future, making it imperative that public schools learn to teach all kids to code, or risk putting some at a disadvantage later in life.
On the surface, the PS 177 Technology Band looks like a typical high school orchestra. But there are two big differences.