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Duolingo’s Language Learning App Adds A Mandarin Course

11/16/2017, The beauty of our smartphones is that we are essentially carrying a computer in our pockets, which means that we are able to do a ton of things while on the go, such as learning a new language. If you’re interested in picking up a new language, chances...

Apple Expands Its Coding Curriculum To Schools Outside The US

11/10/2017, While things like math and science are important subjects to learn at school, in recent years it has been highlighted how coding is becoming just as important. This is because in this day and age where technology is becoming increasingly complex and...

Tim Cook Thinks Learning To Code Is More Important Than English

10/10/2017, Computer programming has come a long way from back in the day where it was mostly seen as something that only “nerds” would do. These days the importance of learning how to code is being extolled by various leaders around the world, whether it be...

Cubroid Modular Robotics To Teach Coding

09/19/2017, When I was in Seoul recently, I met with Mark Jaekwang Shin, the CEO of CUBROID, a startup that is working on a modular robot design based on cubes that can be assembled to form more complex mechanisms. CUBROID is taking an educational approach and its...

UPS To Improve Driver Safety Using Virtual Reality

08/16/2017, Virtual reality (VR) technology might seem like a perfect vehicle for gaming, but recently we’re starting to see how some companies are exploring using the technology as a means of educating and training people. Recently Google did an experiment and...

Microsoft To Host Coding Workshops At Its Flagship Stores

08/10/2017, Have you ever used an app or played a game and thought to yourself, how awesome would it be if you could create a piece of software or video game that thousands or millions of people around the world use and love? That’s the kind of inspiration that...

Parrot Mambo Code Bundle Will Teach Kids How To Program Drones

08/08/2017, While topics like maths and science are still essential when it comes to the education of children, we’re starting to see how programming is also becoming something of an essential skill that kids should pick up. It’s not yet a requirement (at least...

Google Hopes To Teach Online Skills To 10 Million People In Africa

07/28/2017, As the world starts becoming more hi-tech, the required skills companies are seeking for in employees is changing as well. For example way back in the day, being able to use a typewriter was considered a valuable skill, and that was also the same when you...

Soon You Will Be Able To Speak High Valyrian With Duolingo

07/11/2017, If learning a new language on the go is something you’re interested in, Duolingo’s platform is one of the more popular options available today. In fact it seems that not only will Duolingo cover more traditional languages, but soon you will be able to...

Google And Wonder Woman Team Up To Teach Girls How To Code

06/02/2017, There are initiatives and projects that aim to teach children how to code, and at the same time there are also initiatives that are aimed specifically at girls to encourage them to enter an otherwise male-dominated career. According to Google, about 22%...

Google Expeditions Will Be Getting A New Augmented Reality Mode

05/17/2017, Since it would be a difficult and expensive task to try and bring students in a classroom to various parts of the world for educational experiences, what Google has done is launch Expeditions which basically allows educators to give students a similar...

Coding Jam Teaches Kids To Code Using Musical

05/12/2017, We all learn things differently. Some of us are more visual, while others prefer being more hands on, while some do their best learning through books. There is no right or wrong way, as long as you learn something that’s all that matters. The same...