Education

07.07.15
Meet the Micro:bit, the BBC's tiny programmable computer for kids
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07.07.15

Meet the Micro:bit, the BBC's tiny programmable computer for kids

This is the BBC’s take on the Raspberry Pi. It’s being handed out for free to a million 11-year-olds.

By N. Summers,   07.07.15
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07.06.15
Google's latest science camp for kids starts on July 13th
07.06.15

Google's latest science camp for kids starts on July 13th

If you want your kids to learn something while they're out of school but would rather not ship the...

By J. Fingas,   07.06.15
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06.30.15
Microsoft is launching a site to help teachers master 'Minecraft'
06.30.15

Microsoft is launching a site to help teachers master 'Minecraft'

Microsoft is teaching teachers to play video games

By N. Summers,   06.30.15
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06.03.15
Drone catches cheating students in 'world's toughest exam'
06.03.15

Drone catches cheating students in 'world's toughest exam'

If students want to cheat their way through one of China's most difficult exams, they'll now need...

By N. Summers,   06.03.15
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05.13.15
Humanoids, showoffs and other machines ready to do our dirty work
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05.13.15

Humanoids, showoffs and other machines ready to do our dirty work

If you've developed a not-so-irrational fear of losing work opportunities to robots, you'd probabl...

By J. Turi,   05.13.15
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05.11.15
'No Pineapple Left Behind' and the politics of American education
05.11.15

'No Pineapple Left Behind' and the politics of American education

Seth Alter was a teacher for all of six months before quitting his job and going indie to make vid...

By T. Seppala,   05.11.15
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04.28.15
Amazon's making digital homework easier to assign, ugh
04.28.15

Amazon's making digital homework easier to assign, ugh

If you've ever seen a 6th grader lugging around a 30 pound backpack, you'll understand the allure...

By R. Baldwin,   04.28.15
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04.23.15
Microsoft offers schools a discount on Surface 3 and a cheaper model
04.23.15

Microsoft offers schools a discount on Surface 3 and a cheaper model

Microsoft is sweetening the pot for schools looking to adopt its new hybrid tablet by giving them...

By D. Hardawar,   04.23.15
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04.16.15
LA's school board would like all of that iPad money back now, please
04.16.15

LA's school board would like all of that iPad money back now, please

Look up the word bungled in a dictionary, and you'll find the definition of the word, so if you wa...

By D. Cooper,   04.16.15
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