It’s estimated that only about 10 percent of K-12 schools teach computer science. Some companies are trying to fill a void in American public education by teaching kids computer programming basics. The push comes amid projections that there will be far more tech sector jobs than computer science graduates to fill them.
Most parents dream of seeing their kids graduate from a good college. The assumption is that the vaunted degree will guarantee a successful career, the closest thing to being financially stable, and ultimately, a happy, fulfilling life. But a number of authors and high-profile businesspeople and entrepreneurs are debunking the notion that college is the […]
By Katie Stansberry I’m a big fan of TED talks, short presentations by engaging speakers on a variety of topics, so I picked five videos that I thought were particularly valuable for educators. Here are a few videos that will help you keep your mind active, even if you’re stuck indoors this weekend. Joseph Lekuton […]
Last week’s hubbub over Bill Gates’ quote at the Techonomy conference in Lake Tahoe: “Five years from now on the web for free you’ll be able to find the best lectures in the world. It will be better than any single university.” [Via TechCrunch]