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Harvard's Learning Environments For Tomorrow Institute - The Future of Education - 10/2 - Cambridge, MA:


Learning Environments For Tomorrow https://www.gse.harvard.edu/ppe/program/learning-environments-tomorrow-next-practices-educators-and-architects is Harvard's annual institute on future-focused schools. ...


Building Skills Outside the Classroom With New Ways of Learning:


What differentiates the Mayfield Innovation Center from traditional classrooms is evident not just in the virtual reality technology, the 3-D printers or the open architecture that make the two-floor, ...


Here Are Nearly 1,200 Coursera Courses - from 166 universities including Stanford, Georgia Tech, Yale, Duke, and Michigan - That Are Still Completely Free:


Are Coursera courses still free? At Class Central, we get that question so often that I wrote a guide to answer it. Generally speaking, Coursera courses are free to audit but if you want to access ...


Inaugural ChickTech Workshop Aims To Engage High School Girls In Tech Saturday, April 14th In Pablo, Montana:


Young women from high schools across western Montana will gather for the inaugural ChickTech High School Program kickoff event on Saturday, April 14, in Pablo. The event, which is free to participants, ...


Illinois nonprofits hope mentors and real-world projects will improve diversity in STEM classes:


"We have to get more people involved in teaching tech." Illinois has the unique distinction of producing more top STEM talent than almost any other state, and it continues to produce a record number ...


How Universities Should Manage Innovation:


Higher education institutions are creating innovation offices and chief innovation officer positions, launching various online and competency-based offerings, and, in some cases, answering to nervous ...


An Alternate Reality Game That Takes Freshman Orientation to a New Level:




How the Next Generation of Global Kids Will Learn from One Another:


The best ways for educating young people have shifted dramatically thanks to technology - not surprisingly. Children still read books, of course, but increasingly tech tools make it possible for children ...


University Of Arizona Using Student Card Tracking To Predict Drop Outs:


The University of Arizona has been using its student ID cards--and big data--to help figure out which students are most likely to drop out in their freshman year, according to the school. According ...


Why an Honors Student Wants to Skip College and Go to Trade School:


As worries about student debt rise, states and businesses increasingly push faster, cheaper paths to the workplace; parents are stumped By Douglas Belkin https://www.wsj.com/articles/college-or-trade-school-its-a-tough-call-for-many-teens-1520245800 *** "Shop ...


10 Ways Higher Education Could Be Transformed to Support the Needs of a Changing World:


Is there a future for higher education? There is probably no other industry or social institution quite as invested in the future than education, yet its struggles with self-reinvention manifest as a ...


Ghana man teaching computing without computers becomes viral hit:


The man from Kumasi used his blackboard to meticulously draw a diagram of the popular Microsoft Word program. "Teaching of ICT in Ghana's school is very funny," he said in a Facebook post alongside ...


School District Ordered To Reimburse Family of Autistic Student For Private Placement:


A federal judge on Monday ruled that the Douglas County School District did not provide an adequate education to a student who has autism and must reimburse his family for the cost of sending him to ...


Can you help? - ChickTech Event at Salish Kootenai College Encourages Girls to Enter Technology Fields:


ChickTech Missoula is getting a lot of support already for this super cool event we're doing in April. Anyone interested in helping us plan this event, whether marketing, getting/training volunteers, ...


"March For Our Lives" - 3/24 - The United States Of America:


2018-03-24 10:00:00 Washington D.C. and every town, school and state Contact: https://www.marchforourlives.com/ On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the ...


Alaska Airlines, Bill Gates team up with Code.org to teach how computers work :


A new series of short videos will feature Bill Gates teaching the basics of how computers work. The new in-flight entertainment comes out of a partnership involving Alaska, Seattle coding education ...


States Partner to Get Girls Interested in Cyber, IT:




Yale's Most Popular Class Ever: Happiness:


"Students want to change, to be happier themselves, and to change the culture here on campus," Dr. Santos said in an interview. "With one in four students at Yale taking it, if we see good habits, things ...


5 Benefits of Teaching Young Children About Entrepreneurship:




How 5 states are rocking education data:


States are on the right path when it comes to using real-time education data to inform teaching and learning, but they should continue taking critical steps to improve data use, according to a new ...


Impatient With Colleges, Employers Design Their Own Courses:




Here's a model for major school reform that looks vastly different from Betsy DeVos's vision:


Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker quietly tried to change the University of Wisconsin system's century-old mission by proposing to remove words in the state code that command the university to "search for truth" ...


An MIT Dean Planned a University With No Classrooms. Here's Where It Stands.:


When Christine Ortiz, a former dean of the graduate school at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, last spoke with The Chronicle, she shared big plans for creating "the university of the future." ...


Why some students quit college - and how they can finish:




State Innovations for School Near-Completers:


This Promising Practices report overviews the 2017 policy landscape regarding near-completers, reviews three states' outreach strategies to this population and includes policy considerations for state ...


STEM Students Shortchanged in Entrepreneurship Classes:




This May Be the Key to Graduating At-Risk Students:


It turns out that how long a mentor sticks around can have a huge impact. One organization is working with schools to follow kids from kindergarten to graduation, and it's expanding to more cities. by ...


25 innovators and innovations that changed education over the last 25 years:




How A Former VC Wants To Disrupt American Education:




Where will STEM education be in 5 years?:



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