By now, we're well aware of the power of 3D printing. Sure, we've heard of 3D printed casts, cars, and shoes... but rhino horns? It's a thing.
From the ancient to modern times, music has become one of the most influential tools used to spread important information. Music education is a way to help children learn in different and exciting ways. Research shows that students who learn music methods excel in their academics way more than those who do not.
As often the case, race plays a key role in many aspects of American. Education is no different. A new study suggests that race plays a significant role in how teachers perceive their students' abilities. This stems from a variety of biases and hinder students from grasping the tools necessary to succeed. What are some possible solutions to this bias? Should this be included as part of teachers' professional development or training?
Technology has been one of the most important factors in our daily lives. From requesting an Uber to simply manipulating our cell phones. All these technologies handed to us might appear easy from our perspectives, but it takes a set of skills and knowledge to establish them. That being said, Microsoft wants more data scientists in the job market.
There is a widespread misconception that student athletes receive academic favoritism. This overshadows the time and effort most college athletes dedicate to their academics. Experts indicate that most employers are developing interest in hiring athletes because of the qualities they acquire through the sports.
I encountered the following video where a LinkedIn staff talked about the Economic Graph project at LinkedIn. After seeing this video and some digging about the EG project, it turns out EG is very similar to our own almost-forgotten project -- EdNode!
I remember when I was in elementary school in Ghana, I was required to take a "Religious and Moral Education" class. As the name implies, this class was intended to teach students morals and the importance of tolerating other people regardless of their race, religion, gender or ethnicity. However, one of the challenges facing current religious education is that some teachers might try to impose their personal views on students.
For people in impoverished areas of the world, education remains their best chance of achieving success. Moocs have been touted as a game changer in providing educational opportunities for poor students across the world. Though the craze has died down due to a number of reasons, more targeted online courses are springing up such as GetSmarter.
5 key takeaways from the journalism and entrepreneurship conference at CUNY.
Many people say the internet and digital media has destroyed journalism, but I say it has humbled it. I recently attended a conference on journalism and entrepreneurship at the CUNY School of Journalism, and I want to share some key takeaways that can be adopted by us as publishers, designers and developers.