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.
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 […]