Slashdot Items Tagged "education"

Date / Time Story
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @03:36PM Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @09:09AM An Advanced Math Education Revolution Is Underway In the U.S.
Sunday February 07, 2016 @09:36AM Massive Layoffs Hit University of Copenhagen
Sunday February 07, 2016 @01:24AM Drag-and-Drop "CS" Tutorials: the Emperor's New Code?
Friday February 05, 2016 @08:43AM K-12 CS Framework Draft: Kids Taught To 'Protect Original Ideas' In Early Grades
Wednesday February 03, 2016 @09:19AM John Cleese Warns Campus Political Correctness Leading Towards 1984
Saturday January 30, 2016 @10:00AM Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools
Thursday January 28, 2016 @10:54AM Ask Slashdot: Learning Robotics Without Hardware?
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @10:14AM Ask Slashdot: Math-Related Present For a Bright 10-Year-Old?
Saturday January 23, 2016 @12:51PM How Have Large Donations Affected Education Policy In New York City?
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @11:31AM Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft
Sunday January 10, 2016 @09:13PM K-12 CS Efforts Earn Microsoft CEO Ringside Seat For State of the Union Address
Friday December 25, 2015 @05:22PM Merry Christmas - Be an Erector Engineer!
Thursday December 24, 2015 @11:09AM Did Google and the Hour of Code Get "Left" and "Right" Wrong?
Friday December 18, 2015 @11:40PM White House Expected To Announce Big Computer Science Push
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @11:42AM "Credible" Bomb Threat Closes, Evacuates All Los Angeles Public Schools
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @08:41AM NASA Looks To PlayStation VR To Train Space Robot Operators
Monday December 14, 2015 @01:23AM North Carolina Town Defeats Big Solar's Plan To Suck Up the Sun
Saturday December 12, 2015 @11:09PM WSJ: New Education Bill To Get More Coding In Classrooms
Thursday December 10, 2015 @02:29PM Microsoft Offers Linux Certification. Yes, Really.
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:26AM Stephen Wolfram's Free Book Teaches the Wolfram Language To Kids
Thursday December 10, 2015 @10:24AM Stephen Wolfram Has Written a Free Book to Teach the Wolfram Language to Kids
Monday December 07, 2015 @01:12PM Ask Slashdot: How Will You Be Programming In a Decade?
Sunday November 29, 2015 @03:54PM Purdue Experiments With Income-Contingent Student Loans
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @10:14AM Microsoft Brings Its Embrace-Extend-Extinguish Game To K-12 Schools?
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:08PM Andrew Tanenbaum Announces MINIXcon
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:59AM Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:34AM Revisiting Why Johnny Can't Code: Have We "Made the Print Too Small"?
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @08:51AM When Does School Life Begin? Zuckerberg's New School To Admit Fetuses
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @07:11AM Official, Customized Raspberry Pi Versions Coming Soon
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:20PM Ask Slashdot: Worthwhile Security Training Courses?
Saturday October 17, 2015 @05:54PM Naval Academy Reinstates Teaching of Celestial Navigation
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:27PM Jefferson-Designed Chemistry Lab Discovered In UVA Rotunda
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @07:29AM Treat Computer Science As a Science: It's the Law
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Sunday October 04, 2015 @07:51AM Hour of Code Kicks Off In Chile With Dog Poop-Themed CS Tutorial
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Thursday October 01, 2015 @02:52PM 10 Confirmed Dead In Shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @10:56AM Houston GT Program Biased Against Blacks and Latinos
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:48AM Ask Slashdot: Herding Cats, Aging Systems?
Monday September 21, 2015 @10:32AM RIP: Tech Advocate and Obama Advisor Jake Brewer
Saturday September 19, 2015 @11:26AM Microsoft Spending $75M To Boost K-12 CS Education, Put TEALS In 4,000 Schools
Friday September 18, 2015 @05:44PM Ahmed Mohamed, His Clock, and the Curious Turn of Events
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:38AM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Introduce Kids In Rural India To Computers?
Monday September 14, 2015 @12:14PM GameStart Uses Minecraft to Teach Kids Programming (Video 2)
Friday September 11, 2015 @03:11PM GameStart Uses Minecraft to Teach Kids Programming (Video 1)
Friday September 11, 2015 @07:21AM You Don't Have To Be Good At Math To Learn To Code
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:08PM Do Tech Firms Really Want Liberal Arts Majors?
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:59AM Survey: More Women Are Going Into Programming
Thursday September 10, 2015 @07:33AM Intel Drops Support For Science Talent Search
Sunday August 30, 2015 @05:44PM NSF Makes It Rain: $722K Award To Evaluate Microsoft-Backed TEALS
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @01:42PM Ask Slashdot: Technical Resources For Non-Technical Disciplines?
Saturday August 22, 2015 @05:04PM Standardized Tests Blamed, Asian Students Ignored In Google-Gallup K-12 CS Study
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:16AM XKCD Author's New Unpublished Book Becomes Scientific Best-Seller
Friday August 14, 2015 @09:54PM Federal Judge Calls BS On Homeland Security's 2008 STEM 'Emergency'
Thursday July 23, 2015 @12:17PM CanSat Helps Students Make & Launch Sub-Orbital 'Satellites' (Video)
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:18PM Silicon Valley Still Wrestling With Diversity Issues
Friday July 17, 2015 @10:34AM Interviews: Ask Dr. Temple Grandin About Animals and Autism
Thursday July 16, 2015 @07:19AM Larry Wall On Perl 6, Language Design, and Getting Kids To Code
Sunday July 12, 2015 @03:07PM CSTA: Google Surveying Educators On Unconscious Biases of Students, Parents
Saturday July 11, 2015 @03:04PM Well-Played: Microsoft Parlays NSF Video 'Remake' Into National CS K-12 Crisis
Friday July 10, 2015 @06:09PM The College Majors Most Likely To Marry Each Other
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education
Thursday July 02, 2015 @10:39AM Watching People Code Is Becoming an (Even Bigger) Thing
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @09:39AM Struggling University of Phoenix Lays Off 900
Sunday June 28, 2015 @06:07PM AP CS Test Takers and Pass Rates Up, Half of Kids Don't Get Sparse Arrays At All
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @09:57PM Ask Slashdot: Best Setups For Navigating a Programming-Focused MOOC?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @11:57AM Video Games Can Improve Terror Attack Preparedness, Even If You Don't Play Them
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:08AM The Danger of Picking a Major Based On Where the Jobs Are
Saturday June 13, 2015 @10:26AM Ask Slashdot: How to Avoid The Worst of a Tech Bubble?
Friday June 12, 2015 @12:39PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 2)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @03:44PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 1)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @12:20PM WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law
Friday June 05, 2015 @02:09PM Linux World Domination Creates Shortage of Linux-Skilled Workers
Sunday May 31, 2015 @10:46PM Khan Academy Seeks Patents On Learning Computer Programming, Social Programming
Friday May 29, 2015 @01:32AM Ask Slashdot: What Happens If We Perfect Age Reversing?
Thursday May 21, 2015 @03:45PM Student Photographer Threatened With Suspension For Sports Photos
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @12:36PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video #2)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @01:11PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:55AM Ask Slashdot: What Tech Skills Do HS Students Need To Know Now?
Thursday May 14, 2015 @02:35PM Ask Slashdot: Career Advice For an Aging Perl Developer?
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:43PM Volunteer Bob Paulin Turns Kids on to Tech with Devoxx4Kids (Video)
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:01AM My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:16AM White House Outsources K-12 CS Education To Infosys Charity
Thursday April 30, 2015 @07:50AM Australia To Grade Written Essays In National Exam With Cognitive Computing
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @11:08AM University Overrules Professor Who Failed Entire Management Class
Friday April 24, 2015 @05:13PM Virtual Reality Games Can Improve Memory Retention of Safety Instructions
Sunday April 19, 2015 @09:04PM How Publishing Upstart Mendeley Weathered Revolt and Became Part of the Paywall
Thursday April 16, 2015 @07:39AM Can Online Reporting System Help Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus?
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @12:20PM Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men
Thursday April 09, 2015 @03:46PM Ask Slashdot: How To Introduce a 7-Year-Old To Programming?
Thursday April 09, 2015 @11:08AM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Sunday April 05, 2015 @05:15PM Prosecutors Get an 'A' On Convictions of Atlanta Ed-Reform-Gone-Bad Test Cheats
Sunday April 05, 2015 @02:50PM Slashdot Asks: What Will You (Or Your Kids) Learn This Summer?
Saturday April 04, 2015 @01:37PM Stanford Turns To Pair Programming: 1 CS Education For the Price of 2?
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @11:39AM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Thursday March 26, 2015 @12:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:21PM Hundreds Expelled, Many Arrested, For Cheating In India's School Exams
Saturday March 21, 2015 @09:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:32AM Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Laptop To Support Physics Research?
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @11:35AM Global Learning XPRIZE Senior Director Matt Keller Answers Your Questions
Thursday March 12, 2015 @07:31AM BBC Returns To Making Computers For Schools
Monday March 09, 2015 @02:42PM YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @01:18PM Ask Slashdot: Best Strategies For Teaching Kids CS Skills With Basic?
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:41PM Go R, Young Man
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:03PM Inside Minerva, a Silicon Valley Bid To Start an Elite College Online
Thursday March 05, 2015 @04:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Friday February 27, 2015 @07:59PM Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook Press WA For $40M For New UW CS Building
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @12:19PM Using Microfinance to Develop Coding Talent (Video)
Sunday February 22, 2015 @08:17PM Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:10AM Carnegie-Mellon Sends Hundreds of Acceptance Letters By Mistake
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Thursday February 12, 2015 @08:57AM WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and Code.org's Call For Girls-First CS Education
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:04PM AP Test's Recursion Examples: An Exercise In Awkwardness
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:47AM Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Thursday January 22, 2015 @05:04PM Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:34AM Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming
Saturday January 17, 2015 @11:31PM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @09:15AM Museum's Adults-Only Nights Show That Alcohol and Science Are a Good Mix
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:08AM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Sunday January 11, 2015 @08:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @01:59PM DuinoKit Helps Teach Students About Electronics (Video)
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:51PM School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees
Saturday December 27, 2014 @05:09PM White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:20AM An Open Source Flat Pack Robot Arm That's As Easy To Build As Ikea Furniture
Friday December 26, 2014 @09:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @04:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Friday December 19, 2014 @05:51PM Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:53AM Startup Helps You Build Your Very Own Picosatellite On a Budget
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:54AM Touring a Carnival Cruise Simulator: 210 Degrees of GeForce-Powered Projection
Monday December 15, 2014 @11:18AM Raspberry Pi In Space
Sunday December 14, 2014 @09:41AM Google Suggests Separating Students With 'Some CS Knowledge' From Novices
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:13PM MIT Removes Online Physics Lectures and Courses By Walter Lewin
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @09:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @01:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @09:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games
Friday November 28, 2014 @07:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Thursday November 20, 2014 @12:26PM Interviews: Ask Adora Svitak About Education and Women In STEM and Politics
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Monday November 17, 2014 @11:44AM Coding Bootcamps Now Mainstream, Presented as "College Alternative"
Sunday November 16, 2014 @04:55PM Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Code.org Crowdfunding Project
Friday November 14, 2014 @08:31PM Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline?
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @11:13AM Black IT Pros On (Lack Of) Racial Diversity In Tech
Monday November 10, 2014 @01:09PM Eben Upton Explains the Raspberry Pi Model A+'s Redesign
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:58PM It's Time To Revive Hypercard
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:02PM Be True To Your CS School: LinkedIn Ranks US Schools For Job-Seeking Programmers
Monday October 13, 2014 @09:04AM Raspberry Pi Sales Approach 4 Million
Sunday October 12, 2014 @10:19AM Despite Push From Tech Giants, AP CS Exam Counts Don't Budge Much In Most States
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:22PM AnandTech's Intro To Semiconductor Tech
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:26AM Is It Time To Throw Out the College Application System?
Monday September 29, 2014 @07:31PM School system goes "all in" on open source
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:23AM The MOOC Revolution That Wasn't
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @10:34AM The Site That Teaches You To Code Well Enough To Get a Job
Saturday September 20, 2014 @02:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:19PM Ask Slashdot: Alternate Software For Use On Smartboards?
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:09PM The Minecraft Parent
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @11:50AM Ask Slashdot: Any Place For Liberal Arts Degrees In Tech?
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:36AM Ask Slashdot: Robotics or Electronic Kits For Wounded Veterans?
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:12AM Getting Into College the Old Fashioned Way: With Money
Saturday September 06, 2014 @09:34PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Saturday September 06, 2014 @12:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:44AM How the Outdated TI-84 Plus Still Holds a Monopoly On Classrooms
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @10:22AM Code.org Discloses Top Donors
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @09:44AM In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Thursday August 28, 2014 @02:37PM Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Countries
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @10:11AM Limiting the Teaching of the Scientific Process In Ohio
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @07:19AM Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @03:59PM Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook
Sunday August 24, 2014 @12:12PM ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:39AM Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
Saturday August 09, 2014 @05:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @12:39PM Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @11:04AM Minecraft as the Ultimate Coding Education System?
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:54PM MIT Considers Whether Courses Are Outdated
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:28PM "ExamSoft" Bar Exam Software Fails Law Grads
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @11:56AM Reglue: Opening Up the World to Deserving Kids with Linux Computers
Sunday July 27, 2014 @05:03PM Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:14PM AP Computer Science Test Takers Up 8,000; Pass Rate Down 6.8%
Saturday July 26, 2014 @05:05AM Valencia Linux school distro saves 36 million euro
Thursday July 24, 2014 @03:08PM Chromebooks Are Outselling iPads In Schools
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:28AM For Half, Degrees In Computing, Math, Or Stats Lead To Other Jobs
Thursday July 17, 2014 @11:08AM Interviews: Ask Dr. Andy Chun About Artificial Intelligence
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:07PM FCC Approves Subsidy Plan to Upgrade School and Library Networks