Reading high-quality fiction may serve a larger purpose than preparing students for college and tests. Several recent studies show that reading great literature makes individuals more empathetic. Here’s a great list of fiction books for kids of all ages, recommended by those who know best — librarians.
National Geographic has unveiled a new education section of its website, with a great collection of maps, multimedia, teaching activities, and resources Amazon announced this week that it would be launching a Lending Library later this year, a deal that would let Kindle owners check out books from over 11,000 libraries. This brings Kindle to [...]
It may sound like the title of a children’s science fiction novel — “My Teacher is a Robot!” — but advances in artificial intelligence, 3D animation, and robotics may be bringing that fiction a lot closer to reality. South Korea is actively pursuing the development and implementation of robot instructors, and the country’s Education Ministry [...]