Six U.S.-based contestants are among the 123 finalists competing in the 2014 World Microsoft Office Specialist Championship, being held this week in California.
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The American Library Association's 2014 Digital Inclusion Survey finds overall improvements in library connectivity, technology, and programming nationwide.
June 30, 2014
Maker education is a hot topic at ISTE, where educators and authors Sylvia Martinez and Gary Stager discussed their new book "Invent to Learn."
June 24, 2014
Google's gift is part of an initiative aimed at closing the gender gap in computer coding.
June 09, 2014
The third-largest school district in the country will offer computer science to elementary students and make it part of the core curriculum.
May 27, 2014
As part of the federal ConnectED initiative, an estimated 100,000 U.S. schools will be given free accounts to ArcGIS Online, a leading geovisual software program from Redlands, Calif.-based Esri.
May 15, 2014
Labor market data do not support industry claims of a looming shortage of scientists and engineers, argues Michael Teitelbaum in a new book.
April 08, 2014
A new survey reveals the need for classroom innovation beyond the implementation of digital tools for enhanced student learning and interest in science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, careers. Twenty-nine percent of high school boys said they were very interested in pursuing a career in STEM areas while only 19 percent of girls had the same ambition.
April 07, 2014
Innovative technology use, project-based learning, and real-world partnerships are among the common traits shared by exemplary open-enrollment STEM high schools, researchers found.
March 28, 2014
High school students from Philadelphia won a national STEM competition, prompting reporter Benjamin Herold to reflect on the state of public education in his adopted hometown.