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Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. How not to pass your math anxiety down to your kid.Full story from LifeHacker 2. Design tricks that diminish online hate speech.
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. The purpose of education according to students.Full story from The Atlantic 2. How the satellite that sparked the space race actually worked.
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. What "New Learning" looked like back in the 1950s. Full story from Life Hacker 2. Imagining a teacher-free classroom. Full sto...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Set some realistic expectations for what a computer science degree can do.Full story from The Next Web 2. Peek inside Cornell Tech's new high-tech campus.
Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains just north of Lynchburg, Virginia, Sweet Briar College opened its doors in 1906 with the mission of encouraging more women to seek higher education, though at the time few finished high school. In the years to follow, it joined Barnard, Vassar, Smith, and Wellesley as among the distinguished women-only educational institutions in the United States. But in 2015, Sweet Briar almost closed for good, with its administrators citing "insurmountable financial challenges." Students were sent home, their classes cance...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. AI is getting better at fixing the Internet's troll problem. Full story from Fast Company 2. Google releases its augmented reality kit for devel...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. You'll never be famous, and that's okay: student ambitions and social media.Full story from the New York Times 2. Closing the gender gap in computer science.
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. A look at the tenuous link between academic honesty and plagiarism detection software.Full story from Inside Higher Ed 2. How Sea Hero Quest hides dementia research inside a video game.
Whether for a first date or a job interview, we increasingly rely on online profiles to help us prepare for the people we’ll meet. Online profiles can offer extensive information about an individual, but also lack any real-time physical cues to interpret. To better understand how computer mediated communication (CMC) affects our impressions online as opposed to in person, a team of researchers set up two Facebook profiles, one fem...
Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Amazon's new tool makes kids better writers.Full story from Engadget 2.Cambridge University Press tangles with China censoring its own censorship.