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Laine Powell is the founder and executive director of Tech Sassy Girlz, a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the lives of girls in middle and high school by engaging them in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). Tech Sassy Girlz develops the next generation of STEM-savvy, college-bound girls through college preparation, career readiness, mentoring, and entrepreneurship. ...
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Sean Oakes is the Principal and Creative Director of Backpack Interactive, a Strategy, UX and Design firm focused on EdTech product design. Oakes has set the mission and creative vision of Backpack Interactive for nearly 20 years. He is devoted to pioneering new ways to connect to educational audiences through technology. Oakes earned a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and started his car...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Online learning can help workers stay relevant. Full story from Financial Times 2. Improving digital instruction with the science of learning. Full story from EdScoop 3. Learning while sleeping? Is it possible?
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. There is a better way to teach students with learning disabilities. Full story from Time 2. Learning reaches new heights... 30,000 feet to be precise. Full story from Ophthalmology Times 3. Kids' brains may ho...
Jamie Martin is the co-founder and CEO of Injini, the first EdTech incubator or accelerator on the African continent. Based in South Africa, Injini invests in African EdTech innovations and works with them to scale across the continent. Martin has over a decade of experience advising governments and businesses on education across the world, including as Special Adviser to the UK Secretary ...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. What teachers need to know about the science of learning. Full story from Forbes 2. The future of work will also influence the future of learning. Full story from EdSurge 3. Robot science museum in Seoul will be constructed b...
Omezzine Khélifa is a telecommunications engineer, activist, former politician, and founder and CEO of Mobdiun – Creative Youth, a social impact and civic innovation organization that mobilizes for social, economic, and political inclusion of youth living in working class neighborhoods, particularly areas targeted by violent extremist groups. Khélifa previously worked as a consultant for the Wo...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Education is great, but doesn't slow cognitive decline in old age. Full story from UNESCO 2. Traveling classroom bridges digital divide in Benin. Full story from Phys 3. Helicopter parenting leads to better educational outcom...
Our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning: 1. Education is great, but doesn't slow cognitive decline in old age. Full story from Reuters 2. Chronic absenteeism diminishes learning. Here's what schools can do about it. Full story from Bangor Daily News 3. Technology sh...