Slashdot Items Tagged "education"

Date / Time Story
Sunday November 29, 2015 @03:54PM Purdue Experiments With Income-Contingent Student Loans
Friday November 20, 2015 @07:50AM Texas Narrowly Rejects Allowing Academics To Fact-Check Public School Textbooks
Wednesday November 18, 2015 @10:32PM The War On Campus Sexual Assault Goes Digital
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @10:14AM Microsoft Brings Its Embrace-Extend-Extinguish Game To K-12 Schools?
Monday November 16, 2015 @06:03PM Value of University Degree Continues To Decline
Monday November 16, 2015 @05:35PM The Next Big IT Projects From the University Labs
Tuesday November 03, 2015 @01:08PM Andrew Tanenbaum Announces MINIXcon
Monday November 02, 2015 @12:59AM Celebrate the 200th Birthday of George Boole With Logic
Friday October 30, 2015 @05:22PM National Coalition Calls for Campus Censorship of "Offensive" Speech
Thursday October 29, 2015 @07:34AM Revisiting Why Johnny Can't Code: Have We "Made the Print Too Small"?
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @08:51AM When Does School Life Begin? Zuckerberg's New School To Admit Fetuses
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @07:11AM Official, Customized Raspberry Pi Versions Coming Soon
Thursday October 22, 2015 @01:20PM Ask Slashdot: Worthwhile Security Training Courses?
Saturday October 17, 2015 @05:54PM Naval Academy Reinstates Teaching of Celestial Navigation
Friday October 16, 2015 @07:27PM Jefferson-Designed Chemistry Lab Discovered In UVA Rotunda
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @07:29AM Treat Computer Science As a Science: It's the Law
Monday October 12, 2015 @02:39PM Can a New Type of School Churn Out Developers Faster?
Sunday October 11, 2015 @10:29PM Scientists Hope To Attract Millions To "DNA.LAND"
Wednesday October 07, 2015 @02:26PM Prison Debate Team Beats Harvard's National Title Winners
Sunday October 04, 2015 @10:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Sunday October 04, 2015 @07:51AM Hour of Code Kicks Off In Chile With Dog Poop-Themed CS Tutorial
Saturday October 03, 2015 @01:53PM Soon-to-Be US Ed Chief Was Almost FB CEO's Ed Chief
Thursday October 01, 2015 @02:52PM 10 Confirmed Dead In Shooting at Oregon's Umpqua Community College
Wednesday September 30, 2015 @10:56AM Houston GT Program Biased Against Blacks and Latinos
Monday September 28, 2015 @04:49PM When Schools Overlook Introverts
Sunday September 27, 2015 @03:01PM Jeff Atwood NY Daily News Op-Ed: Learning To Code Is Overrated
Sunday September 27, 2015 @10:53AM Stop Taking All the Fun Out of Science
Monday September 21, 2015 @08:34PM Girls-Only Computer Camps Formed At Behest of Top Google, Facebook Execs
Monday September 21, 2015 @11:48AM Ask Slashdot: Herding Cats, Aging Systems?
Monday September 21, 2015 @10:32AM RIP: Tech Advocate and Obama Advisor Jake Brewer
Saturday September 19, 2015 @11:26AM Microsoft Spending $75M To Boost K-12 CS Education, Put TEALS In 4,000 Schools
Friday September 18, 2015 @05:44PM Ahmed Mohamed, His Clock, and the Curious Turn of Events
Thursday September 17, 2015 @10:22PM Trademark Trolls Stops University Nicknames
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @05:41PM The Answer To the High Cost of College: 42% Cut In Tuition
Wednesday September 16, 2015 @03:09PM Are Non-Technical Certifications Worth Earning?
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @11:38AM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Introduce Kids In Rural India To Computers?
Monday September 14, 2015 @12:14PM GameStart Uses Minecraft to Teach Kids Programming (Video 2)
Monday September 14, 2015 @12:12PM How Fine-Grained Will New Credentialism Get: Credit For Watching a TED Talk?
Monday September 14, 2015 @06:10AM University Employees Suspended Due To Guest Worker Scandal
Friday September 11, 2015 @03:11PM GameStart Uses Minecraft to Teach Kids Programming (Video 1)
Friday September 11, 2015 @07:21AM You Don't Have To Be Good At Math To Learn To Code
Thursday September 10, 2015 @01:08PM Do Tech Firms Really Want Liberal Arts Majors?
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:59AM Survey: More Women Are Going Into Programming
Thursday September 10, 2015 @07:33AM Intel Drops Support For Science Talent Search
Wednesday September 09, 2015 @02:22PM Software Takes On School Science Tests In Search For Common Sense
Sunday September 06, 2015 @09:27AM Get Big Fast: "500 Club" Delivers Teachers For
Sunday August 30, 2015 @05:44PM NSF Makes It Rain: $722K Award To Evaluate Microsoft-Backed TEALS
Tuesday August 25, 2015 @01:42PM Ask Slashdot: Technical Resources For Non-Technical Disciplines?
Saturday August 22, 2015 @05:04PM Standardized Tests Blamed, Asian Students Ignored In Google-Gallup K-12 CS Study
Thursday August 20, 2015 @07:16AM XKCD Author's New Unpublished Book Becomes Scientific Best-Seller
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @05:19PM Stopping Universities From Hoarding Money
Wednesday August 19, 2015 @02:49PM Another Slew of Science Papers Retracted Because of Fraud
Sunday August 16, 2015 @08:22PM Rupert Murdoch Won't Be Teaching Your Children To Code After All
Sunday August 16, 2015 @07:03AM Is There an Ed-Tech Critic In the House?
Friday August 14, 2015 @09:54PM Federal Judge Calls BS On Homeland Security's 2008 STEM 'Emergency'
Monday August 10, 2015 @05:07PM Ask Slashdot: Switching To a GNU/Linux Distribution For a Webdesign School
Sunday August 02, 2015 @09:42PM CollegeBoard: Analyses of CS Study Benefits Shouldn't Be Interpreted As Causal
Monday July 27, 2015 @12:40PM Computer Science Enrollments Match NASDAQ's Rises and Fall
Sunday July 26, 2015 @07:16AM Senate Passes 'No Microsoft National Talent Strategy Goal Left Behind Act'
Thursday July 23, 2015 @12:17PM CanSat Helps Students Make & Launch Sub-Orbital 'Satellites' (Video)
Wednesday July 22, 2015 @10:25PM Melinda Gates: Facebook Engineers Have Solved One of Education's Biggest Problem
Monday July 20, 2015 @09:18PM Silicon Valley Still Wrestling With Diversity Issues
Monday July 20, 2015 @02:34PM Why Certifications Are Necessary (Even If Aggravating To Earn)
Sunday July 19, 2015 @03:25PM US Wins Math Olympiad For First Time In 21 Years
Friday July 17, 2015 @10:34AM Interviews: Ask Dr. Temple Grandin About Animals and Autism
Thursday July 16, 2015 @07:19AM Larry Wall On Perl 6, Language Design, and Getting Kids To Code
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @11:46AM For Microsoft, Windows 10 Charity Begins At Home
Sunday July 12, 2015 @03:07PM CSTA: Google Surveying Educators On Unconscious Biases of Students, Parents
Saturday July 11, 2015 @03:04PM Well-Played: Microsoft Parlays NSF Video 'Remake' Into National CS K-12 Crisis
Friday July 10, 2015 @06:09PM The College Majors Most Likely To Marry Each Other
Thursday July 09, 2015 @05:21PM Are Certifications Worth the Time and Money?
Thursday July 09, 2015 @10:08AM Microsoft Offers Washington a Bargain: More State Taxes, For More Education
Monday July 06, 2015 @10:34PM Even the "Idea Person" Should Learn How To Code
Thursday July 02, 2015 @10:39AM Watching People Code Is Becoming an (Even Bigger) Thing
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @01:26PM Microsoft To Launch Minecraft Education Portal For Teachers
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @11:38AM Pew Survey Documents Gaps Between Public and Scientists
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @09:39AM Struggling University of Phoenix Lays Off 900
Monday June 29, 2015 @08:06PM How Computer Science Education Got Practical (Again)
Sunday June 28, 2015 @06:07PM AP CS Test Takers and Pass Rates Up, Half of Kids Don't Get Sparse Arrays At All
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @09:57PM Ask Slashdot: Best Setups For Navigating a Programming-Focused MOOC?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @11:57AM Video Games Can Improve Terror Attack Preparedness, Even If You Don't Play Them
Monday June 15, 2015 @06:08AM The Danger of Picking a Major Based On Where the Jobs Are
Saturday June 13, 2015 @10:26AM Ask Slashdot: How to Avoid The Worst of a Tech Bubble?
Friday June 12, 2015 @12:39PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 2)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @03:44PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 1)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @12:20PM WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law
Monday June 08, 2015 @02:15PM How American Students Can Get a University Degree For Free In Germany
Friday June 05, 2015 @02:09PM Linux World Domination Creates Shortage of Linux-Skilled Workers (2 Short Videos)
Sunday May 31, 2015 @10:46PM Khan Academy Seeks Patents On Learning Computer Programming, Social Programming
Friday May 29, 2015 @01:32AM Ask Slashdot: What Happens If We Perfect Age Reversing?
Thursday May 28, 2015 @10:09PM Chinese Nationals Accused of Taking SATs For Others
Thursday May 28, 2015 @07:18PM Australia's Prime Minister Doesn't Get Why Kids Should Learn To Code
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @12:16PM A Ph.D Thesis Defense Delayed By Injustice 77 Years
Monday May 25, 2015 @02:01PM Google's Diversity Chief: Mamas Don't Let Their Baby Girls Grow Up To Be Coders
Sunday May 24, 2015 @06:42AM Google and Gates-Backed Khan Academy Introduces "Grit"-Based Classroom Funding
Thursday May 21, 2015 @03:45PM Student Photographer Threatened With Suspension For Sports Photos
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @12:36PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video #2)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @01:11PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @09:55AM Ask Slashdot: What Tech Skills Do HS Students Need To Know Now?
Monday May 18, 2015 @10:17PM Microsoft To Teachers: Using Pens and Paper Not Fair To Students
Sunday May 17, 2015 @10:47PM Schools That Ban Mobile Phones See Better Academic Results
Sunday May 17, 2015 @07:26AM Gates, Zuckerberg Promising Same Jobs To US Kids and Foreign H-1B Workers?
Thursday May 14, 2015 @03:56PM Academics Call For Greater Transparency About Google's Right To Be Forgotten
Thursday May 14, 2015 @02:35PM Ask Slashdot: Career Advice For an Aging Perl Developer?
Saturday May 09, 2015 @10:58AM Microsoft-Backed Think Tank: K-12 CS Education Cure For Sagging US Productivity
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @02:43PM Volunteer Bob Paulin Turns Kids on to Tech with Devoxx4Kids (Video)
Monday May 04, 2015 @09:21PM Led By Zuckerberg, Billionaires Give $100M To Fund Private Elementary Schools
Saturday May 02, 2015 @09:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:01AM My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold
Thursday April 30, 2015 @05:16PM Obama Announces e-Book Scheme For Low-Income Communities
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:16AM White House Outsources K-12 CS Education To Infosys Charity
Thursday April 30, 2015 @07:50AM Australia To Grade Written Essays In National Exam With Cognitive Computing
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @11:08AM University Overrules Professor Who Failed Entire Management Class
Monday April 27, 2015 @03:10PM Imagination To Release Open MIPS Design To Academia
Sunday April 26, 2015 @04:41PM The Future Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher
Friday April 24, 2015 @05:13PM Virtual Reality Games Can Improve Memory Retention of Safety Instructions
Sunday April 19, 2015 @09:04PM How Publishing Upstart Mendeley Weathered Revolt and Became Part of the Paywall
Thursday April 16, 2015 @07:39AM Can Online Reporting System Help Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus?
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @11:52AM MIT Celebrates 10 Years of SCIgen Bogus CompSci Paper Generator With New Tool
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @12:20PM Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men
Sunday April 12, 2015 @08:56PM Report: Chinese Government Plans To Put 3D Printers In All Elementary Schools
Thursday April 09, 2015 @08:26PM German Teenager Gets Job Offer By Trying To Use FOI For His Exam Papers
Thursday April 09, 2015 @03:46PM Ask Slashdot: How To Introduce a 7-Year-Old To Programming?
Thursday April 09, 2015 @11:08AM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Sunday April 05, 2015 @05:15PM Prosecutors Get an 'A' On Convictions of Atlanta Ed-Reform-Gone-Bad Test Cheats
Sunday April 05, 2015 @02:50PM Slashdot Asks: What Will You (Or Your Kids) Learn This Summer?
Saturday April 04, 2015 @01:37PM Stanford Turns To Pair Programming: 1 CS Education For the Price of 2?
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @11:39AM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Thursday March 26, 2015 @12:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Monday March 23, 2015 @10:34AM Obama To Announce $240M In New Pledges For STEM Education
Sunday March 22, 2015 @03:59PM Finland's Education System Supersedes "Subjects" With "Topics"
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:21PM Hundreds Expelled, Many Arrested, For Cheating In India's School Exams
Saturday March 21, 2015 @09:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @07:32AM Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Laptop To Support Physics Research?
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @11:35AM Global Learning XPRIZE Senior Director Matt Keller Answers Your Questions
Monday March 16, 2015 @07:31AM Zuckerberg and Gates-Backed Startup Seeks To Shake Up African Education
Thursday March 12, 2015 @07:31AM BBC Returns To Making Computers For Schools
Monday March 09, 2015 @02:42PM YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Sunday March 08, 2015 @11:10PM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @01:18PM Ask Slashdot: Best Strategies For Teaching Kids CS Skills With Basic?
Saturday March 07, 2015 @12:41PM Go R, Young Man
Friday March 06, 2015 @07:03PM Inside Minerva, a Silicon Valley Bid To Start an Elite College Online
Thursday March 05, 2015 @04:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Friday February 27, 2015 @07:59PM Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook Press WA For $40M For New UW CS Building
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @06:13PM Argonne National Laboratory Shuts Down Online Ask a Scientist Program
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @11:37AM Interviews: Ask Senior Director Matt Keller About the Global Learning XPRIZE
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @12:19PM Using Microfinance to Develop Coding Talent (Video)
Sunday February 22, 2015 @08:17PM Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:10AM Carnegie-Mellon Sends Hundreds of Acceptance Letters By Mistake
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @12:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Sunday February 15, 2015 @04:57PM Bill Gates On Educating the World
Sunday February 15, 2015 @03:02PM Ask Slashdot: Are General Engineering Skills Undervalued In Web Development?
Friday February 13, 2015 @07:38AM What Intel's $300 Million Diversity Pledge Really Means
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Thursday February 12, 2015 @08:57AM WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and's Call For Girls-First CS Education
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:04PM AP Test's Recursion Examples: An Exercise In Awkwardness
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:47AM Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission
Monday February 02, 2015 @11:21AM WA Bill Takes Aim at Boys' Dominance In Computer Classes
Monday February 02, 2015 @10:10AM What Happens When the "Sharing Economy" Meets Higher Education
Monday February 02, 2015 @08:24AM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @12:43PM Nobel Laureate and Laser Inventor Charles Townes Passes
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Thursday January 22, 2015 @05:04PM Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @12:49PM Illinois Students Suspected of Cyberbullying Must Provide Social Media Passwords
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:34AM Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming
Saturday January 17, 2015 @11:31PM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @09:15AM Museum's Adults-Only Nights Show That Alcohol and Science Are a Good Mix
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @09:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:08AM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Sunday January 11, 2015 @08:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Thursday January 08, 2015 @09:15PM Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @01:59PM DuinoKit Helps Teach Students About Electronics (Video)
Sunday January 04, 2015 @05:38PM Better Learning Through Expensive Software? One Principal Thinks Not
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:51PM School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees
Saturday December 27, 2014 @05:09PM White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:20AM An Open Source Flat Pack Robot Arm That's As Easy To Build As Ikea Furniture
Friday December 26, 2014 @09:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @04:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Monday December 22, 2014 @08:38AM Putting Time Out In Time Out: The Science of Discipline
Sunday December 21, 2014 @06:10PM Librarians: The Google Before Google
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Friday December 19, 2014 @05:51PM Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:53AM Startup Helps You Build Your Very Own Picosatellite On a Budget
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:54AM Touring a Carnival Cruise Simulator: 210 Degrees of GeForce-Powered Projection
Monday December 15, 2014 @11:18AM Raspberry Pi In Space
Sunday December 14, 2014 @09:41AM Google Suggests Separating Students With 'Some CS Knowledge' From Novices
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:13PM MIT Removes Online Physics Lectures and Courses By Walter Lewin
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @08:49PM Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @09:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Monday December 01, 2014 @08:45AM Interviews: Adora Svitak Answers Your Questions
Monday December 01, 2014 @08:15AM Google, National Parks Partner To Let Girls Program White House Xmas Tree Lights
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @01:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @09:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games