Slashdot Items Tagged "kids"

Date / Time Story
Monday June 27, 2016 @07:41PM Minecraft Movie To Compete With Avengers and Star Wars In 2019
Monday June 13, 2016 @03:58PM Apple Introduces Swift Playgrounds App To Teach Kids To Code
Thursday May 26, 2016 @02:02AM American Schools Teaching Kids To Code All Wrong
Friday April 15, 2016 @10:14AM Microsoft Sending Minecraft To Summer School
Tuesday April 05, 2016 @06:20PM Magic Kinder Android App Lets Strangers Send Images, Videos To Your Kids
Saturday March 26, 2016 @10:00AM Jason Bradbury Believes Coding Lessons In Schools Are a Waste of Time
Friday March 25, 2016 @10:14AM K-12 CS Framework Calls For Teaching Kids Responsible Use of Avatars and Emoji
Tuesday March 22, 2016 @02:31AM One Million School Children To Get Free BBC Micro:bit Computers
Monday March 21, 2016 @02:08AM Students' Experiments To Fly By Glider To the Edge of Space
Sunday March 13, 2016 @10:03PM Israeli 10th-Grader Discovers Elegant Geometry Theorem
Tuesday March 08, 2016 @12:59PM New Smartwatches Allow Students To Cheat On Exams
Thursday March 03, 2016 @01:21PM $500K NSF Grant Boosted Girls' CS Participation At Obama Daughters' $37K/Yr HS
Wednesday March 02, 2016 @09:57PM The Case Against Algebra
Tuesday March 01, 2016 @01:02AM Censorware Failure: Kiddle's "Child-Safe" Search Engine
Thursday February 25, 2016 @10:25AM Chicago Public Schools Make Computer Science a Requirement For a HS Diploma
Monday February 22, 2016 @11:30PM Database Error Exposes Sensitive Information On 1,700 Kids
Monday February 15, 2016 @03:31PM Harvard: Prospective CS50 AP Teachers Must cc:Microsoft On Training Applications
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @04:36PM Uborne Children's Books Release For Free Computer Books From the '80s
Tuesday February 09, 2016 @10:09AM An Advanced Math Education Revolution Is Underway In the U.S.
Sunday February 07, 2016 @10:28PM Video Gamers From the '90s Have Turned Out Mostly OK
Sunday February 07, 2016 @02:24AM Drag-and-Drop "CS" Tutorials: the Emperor's New Code?
Friday February 05, 2016 @09:43AM K-12 CS Framework Draft: Kids Taught To 'Protect Original Ideas' In Early Grades
Saturday January 30, 2016 @11:00AM Obama Calls For $4B 'Computer Science For All' Program For K-12 Schools
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @11:14AM Ask Slashdot: Math-Related Present For a Bright 10-Year-Old?
Saturday January 23, 2016 @04:31PM Utah Bill Would Require IT Workers To Report Child Porn
Saturday January 23, 2016 @01:51PM How Have Large Donations Affected Education Policy In New York City?
Thursday January 21, 2016 @12:00PM Twins Study Finds No Evidence That Marijuana Lowers IQ In Teens
Tuesday January 19, 2016 @12:31PM Microsoft To Release Educational Version of Minecraft
Tuesday January 12, 2016 @11:28AM First Children Have Been Diagnosed In 100,000 Genomes Project
Friday December 25, 2015 @06:22PM Merry Christmas - Be an Erector Engineer!
Monday December 21, 2015 @06:24PM Games Involving Candy Stimulate Kids' Appetites
Saturday December 19, 2015 @12:40AM White House Expected To Announce Big Computer Science Push
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @12:42PM "Credible" Bomb Threat Closes, Evacuates All Los Angeles Public Schools
Tuesday December 15, 2015 @10:27AM 21-Year-Old British Man Arrested In Connection With VTech Hack
Sunday December 13, 2015 @12:09AM WSJ: New Education Bill To Get More Coding In Classrooms
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:26AM Stephen Wolfram's Free Book Teaches the Wolfram Language To Kids
Thursday December 10, 2015 @11:24AM Stephen Wolfram Has Written a Free Book to Teach the Wolfram Language to Kids
Friday December 04, 2015 @08:55AM Google Calls Out EFF Over Claims That It Snoops On Students With Chromebooks
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @04:39PM Xbox Kinect Technology Helps Create Higher-Quality X-Rays
Tuesday December 01, 2015 @09:38AM VTech Hack Gets Worse: Chat Logs, Kids' Photos Taken In Breach
Monday November 30, 2015 @08:35AM Pwned Barbies Spying On Children? Toytalk CEO Downplays Hacking Reports
Sunday November 29, 2015 @03:36PM Facebook Expands Parental Leave Policy For All Employees Globally
Tuesday November 17, 2015 @11:14AM Microsoft Brings Its Embrace-Extend-Extinguish Game To K-12 Schools?
Thursday October 29, 2015 @08:34AM Revisiting Why Johnny Can't Code: Have We "Made the Print Too Small"?
Tuesday October 27, 2015 @09:51AM When Does School Life Begin? Zuckerberg's New School To Admit Fetuses
Tuesday October 13, 2015 @08:29AM Treat Computer Science As a Science: It's the Law
Thursday October 08, 2015 @10:20AM Rookie Dongle Warns Parents When Their Kids Are Driving Too Fast
Sunday October 04, 2015 @11:30PM 4 Calif. Students Arrested For Alleged Mass-Killing Plot
Sunday October 04, 2015 @08:51AM Hour of Code Kicks Off In Chile With Dog Poop-Themed CS Tutorial
Thursday October 01, 2015 @09:58AM Houston's Gifted Education Program Biased Against Blacks and Latinos
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:13AM Ask Slashdot: Simple, Cross-Platform Video Messaging?
Thursday October 01, 2015 @08:09AM Scientists Discover How To Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables
Monday September 21, 2015 @12:19AM South Korea's "Smart Sheriff" Nanny App Puts Children At Risk
Saturday September 19, 2015 @12:26PM Microsoft Spending $75M To Boost K-12 CS Education, Put TEALS In 4,000 Schools
Tuesday September 15, 2015 @12:38PM Ask Slashdot: How Would You Introduce Kids In Rural India To Computers?
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:33AM Intel Drops Support For Science Talent Search
Thursday September 10, 2015 @08:24AM Software Takes On School Science Tests In Search For Common Sense
Sunday August 30, 2015 @06:44PM NSF Makes It Rain: $722K Award To Evaluate Microsoft-Backed TEALS
Saturday August 22, 2015 @06:04PM Standardized Tests Blamed, Asian Students Ignored In Google-Gallup K-12 CS Study
Thursday July 16, 2015 @08:19AM Larry Wall On Perl 6, Language Design, and Getting Kids To Code
Saturday July 11, 2015 @04:04PM Well-Played: Microsoft Parlays NSF Video 'Remake' Into National CS K-12 Crisis
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:32AM BBC Reveals Its New Microcomputer Design
Friday July 03, 2015 @08:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Sunday June 28, 2015 @07:07PM AP CS Test Takers and Pass Rates Up, Half of Kids Don't Get Sparse Arrays At All
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Thursday June 11, 2015 @04:54PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 1)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @01:20PM WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:37AM LEGO Launches a Minecraft Competitor On Steam
Saturday May 30, 2015 @06:06PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Saturday May 23, 2015 @12:18AM Cute Or Creepy? Google's Plan For a Sci-Fi Teddy Bear
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:55AM Ask Slashdot: What Tech Skills Do HS Students Need To Know Now?
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @11:01AM My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:16AM White House Outsources K-12 CS Education To Infosys Charity
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:50AM Australia To Grade Written Essays In National Exam With Cognitive Computing
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:45PM The Future Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:17PM Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California
Saturday April 18, 2015 @09:26AM LA Schools Seeking Refund Over Botched iPad Plan
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:22AM Report: Chinese Government Plans To Put 3D Printers In All Elementary Schools
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:46PM Ask Slashdot: How To Introduce a 7-Year-Old To Programming?
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:08PM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @08:38AM Consumer Groups Bemoan Google's "Deceptive" Ads for Kids In FTC Complaint
Sunday April 05, 2015 @03:50PM Slashdot Asks: What Will You (Or Your Kids) Learn This Summer?
Saturday April 04, 2015 @04:07PM UK's Tories Promise To Enact Age Limits For Viewing Online Porn
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:39PM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:31AM Finland's Education System Supersedes "Subjects" With "Topics"
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:18PM Ask Slashdot: Best Strategies For Teaching Kids CS Skills With Basic?
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:50PM Ask Slashdot: Parental Content Control For Free OSs?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @05:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:43PM 1950s Toy That Included Actual Uranium Ore Goes On Display At Museum
Thursday February 12, 2015 @05:40PM Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:57AM WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and Code.org's Call For Girls-First CS Education
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:35AM Ask Slashdot: Panic Button a Very Young Child Can Use
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:47AM Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:00PM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Sunday January 25, 2015 @05:23PM Anonymous Asks Activists To Fight Pedophiles In 'Operation Deatheaters'
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:34AM Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:31AM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @01:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:08PM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Sunday January 11, 2015 @11:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Sunday December 28, 2014 @05:51PM School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees
Friday December 26, 2014 @10:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Friday December 19, 2014 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:15AM New AP Course, "Computer Science Principles," Aims To Make CS More Accessible
Monday December 15, 2014 @12:18PM Raspberry Pi In Space
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:04AM Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:32AM Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @10:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @02:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @10:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games
Thursday November 20, 2014 @11:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:58AM Ask Slashdot: Professionally Packaged Tools For Teaching Kids To Program?
Sunday November 16, 2014 @11:37PM World's Youngest Microsoft Certificated Professional Is Five Years Old
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:54AM US School Installs 'Shooter Detection' System
Thursday November 06, 2014 @04:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @01:28PM Too Many Kids Quit Science Because They Don't Think They're Smart
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:02PM Manga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK
Sunday October 19, 2014 @09:42PM 3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:04AM Raspberry Pi Sales Approach 4 Million
Friday October 10, 2014 @01:43PM Interviews: Ask Reuben Paul What Hackers Can Learn From an 8-Year-Old
Saturday September 20, 2014 @03:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @12:03PM ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children
Monday September 08, 2014 @01:32AM Denver Latest City Hit By Viral Respiratory Infection That Targets Kids
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:23PM Slashdot Asks: Cheap But Reasonable Telescopes for Kids?
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @09:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Saturday August 23, 2014 @12:34AM Students From States With Faster Internet Tend To Have Higher Test Scores
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:28PM DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers To Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software
Sunday August 10, 2014 @01:39AM Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Saturday August 02, 2014 @07:11AM Critics To FTC: Why Do You Hate In-App Purchasing Freedom?
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:14PM AP Computer Science Test Takers Up 8,000; Pass Rate Down 6.8%
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:37PM How To Fix The Shortage of K-5 Scholastic Chess Facilitators
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:11PM How One School District Handled Rolling Out 20,000 iPads
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:17AM New Toyota Helps You Yell At the Kids
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:52PM US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger)
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:04AM DC Entertainment Won't Allow Superman Logo On Murdered Child's Memorial Statue
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:12PM Google: CS Global Impact Awards Make Teachers, Boys Beholden To Girls
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:14AM Is K-12 CS Education the Next Common Core?
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Monday June 09, 2014 @10:34PM General Anesthesia Exposure In Infancy Causes Long-Term Memory Deficits
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:20AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:15AM Parenting Rewires the Male Brain
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:12AM Chelsea Clinton At NCWIT: More PE, Less Zuckerberg
Saturday May 24, 2014 @10:56AM Microsoft Office Mix: No-Teacher-Left-Behind Course Authoring
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:04PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Monday May 12, 2014 @10:35AM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Saturday May 03, 2014 @11:17AM Kids To Get the Best CS Teachers $15/Hr Can Buy
Thursday May 01, 2014 @10:54AM High-School Star League Brings Gaming As Sport to Teenagers
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Sunday April 20, 2014 @06:09PM L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects
Thursday April 17, 2014 @09:08AM Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @08:32AM Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates?
Thursday April 10, 2014 @09:43AM Google: Teach Girls Coding, Get $2,500; Teach Boys, Get $0
Friday April 04, 2014 @02:34PM Five-Year-Old Uncovers Xbox One Login Flaw
Saturday March 22, 2014 @10:41AM Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework
Sunday March 09, 2014 @04:02PM Yik Yak, After Complaints From Schools, Suspends Its Service In Chicago
Saturday March 08, 2014 @03:07PM Amplify Education's New Intel Tablet Begs For Abuse
Saturday March 08, 2014 @01:54PM California District Launches Country's First All-Electric School Bus
Sunday March 02, 2014 @02:24PM Google Funds San Francisco Bus Rides For Poor
Saturday February 22, 2014 @04:41PM All In All, Kids Just Another Brick In the Data Wall
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:40AM Putting the Next Generation of Brains In Danger
Friday February 14, 2014 @01:37PM Watching a FIRST Competition Robot Being Built (Video)
Thursday February 13, 2014 @12:40PM "Shark Tank" Competition Used To Select Education Tech
Saturday February 08, 2014 @02:54PM 25% of Charter Schools Owe Their Soul To the Walmart Store
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:25PM New Zealand Schools Find Less Structure Improves Children's Behavior
Saturday January 25, 2014 @06:22PM Kentucky: Programming Language = Foreign Language
Saturday January 25, 2014 @01:27PM Ask Slashdot: Educating Kids About Older Technologies?
Saturday January 25, 2014 @12:08PM K-12 CS Education Funding: Taxes, H-1B Fees, Donations?
Friday January 24, 2014 @09:34PM High School Students Develop Linux Imaging and Help Desk Software
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:42PM Ask Slashdot: How To Reimagine a Library?
Sunday January 19, 2014 @12:32PM U.S. Teenagers Are Driving Much Less: 4 Theories About Why
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Monday December 30, 2013 @02:46AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:22PM Is Computer Science Education Racist and Sexist?
Monday December 16, 2013 @02:49AM The Business of Attention Deficit Disorder
Sunday December 15, 2013 @10:10AM Code.org Stats: 507MM LOC, 6.8MM Kids, 2K YouTube Views
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:59AM Chicago Public Schools Promoting Computer Science to Core Subject
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @10:43AM App Detects Neo-Nazis Using Their Music
Saturday November 30, 2013 @09:03PM Zuckerberg Shows Kindergartners Ruby Instead of JavaScript
Thursday November 28, 2013 @12:23PM Code.org Wants Participating Students' Data For 7 Years
Friday November 22, 2013 @08:32AM Microsoft Certifications For High School Credits In Australia
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:57AM Students Tracked In UK College Via RFID For 1-3 Years
Sunday November 17, 2013 @11:22AM Rigging Up Baby
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:10AM MPAA Backs Anti-Piracy Curriculum For Elementary School Students
Thursday November 07, 2013 @03:56PM Elementary School Bans Students From Touching Each Other
Saturday November 02, 2013 @11:40AM A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:12AM Inside South Africa's First Fully Digital Government School
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @07:45AM UK Court Orders Two Sisters Must Receive MMR Vaccine
Friday October 11, 2013 @05:51PM Finnish Doctors Are Prescribing Video Games For ADHD
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @11:14AM 11-Year-Old Coloradan Will Brew Beer In Space, By Proxy