Are we ready for a whole new world of education technology in the future?
The fast-changing society of today accompanied by advancements in technology will not just change the way we will work or run our day to day lives, but also the way we will learn in future. We increasingly see how education is being transformed by technology to create new teaching models and inspire new ways of thinking, better adapted to our constantly changing society.
Why People Are Turning to Online Technology for Education
Most people are well aware of the importance of a good education when it comes to shaping their future. Your educational achievements can affect the type of work you are able to get, the level of earnings you get to enjoy, and what your quality of life will be like. However, in years gone by, not everyone was able to take out the time or afford the fees associated with higher education.
How the World's Top AI Experts Apply AI to Education
AI has become the core driving force of the new round of industrial transformation and ushered in a new period of industrial explosion. How to break through the barriers between technology and industry has become a heated issue.
Sen. Tina Smith reintroduces a bill to address teacher shortage
Sen. Smith is pushing the legislation, because right now there are not enough teachers to meet the demand in all locations and in all fields, resulting in teacher shortages. More than 40 percent of the nation’s small, rural school districts struggle with adequately staffing their schools, and shortages are most acute in certain subject areas. There is a growing need for STEM, foreign language and special education teachers.
DoD Fosters STEM Learning Through Submarine Races
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, skills are vital to maintaining a skilled and ready force. The Defense Department has demonstrated its commitment to STEM through a number of learning opportunities for students from elementary school through graduate school to help inspire the next generation of service members.
Can robots find a home in the classroom?
The rise of robotics in K-12 schools has been buoyed by not just intrigue with the potential of new gadgets, but an increased focus on computer science education. Just a decade ago, only a few states allowed computer science to count toward STEM course requirements. Today, nearly every state allows computer science courses to fulfill core graduation requirements, and 17 states require that every high school offer computer science.
Problems with STEM Education: How the US Is Losing the Race
The statistics are pretty clear: There are problems with STEM education in the United States. There isn’t as much emphasis on teaching science, technology, engineering or mathematics to US students as there is in other countries. And the resources are available here. One example? Parents in Singapore are sending their children to the United States for a STEM-based education.
How Tablet Games Can Teach Skills to Students with Visual Impairments
Marty Schultz has added a twist to hangman, the classic word-guessing game. His tablet-run version of the game has the same goal: pick letters to figure out a mystery word. But to pick a letter, you run your finger over a paper Braille sheet on top of the screen. The tablet reads out each letter, building your association between the raised dots and the alphabet. You tap twice once you’ve settled on a letter, and the tablet tells you how many times the letter appears in the mystery word.
The Importance of STEM Education
The US needs to compete, and the government thinks STEM education holds the keys to success for our kids and our future. The term gets bandied about, but what is STEM? The acronym stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, but it goes way beyond just teaching the subjects in isolation. And STEM holds the keys to success for kids facing a world where STEM knowledge will be imperative.
Five Nonprofits Driving A Revolution In STEM Education
Today, the internet provides unlimited access to high-quality, free and educational resources for almost any age or skill group. And yet, these critical career paths lack awareness and excitement. Many nonprofit organizations are making it their mission to change that, upsetting outdated models in education and, subsequently, recruiting.