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LA School District’s iPad Program Has Officially Come To An End

12/02/2014, Back in 2013 the LA School District announced their plans to start handing out iPads to its students but later this year, that plan was suspended due to criticisms that the deal was biased and ended up favoring Apple and Pearson who would have provided...

College In China Offers Class On DotA

11/10/2014, While there might be courses offered in university that teaches students how to make computer games, with the rise of computers games being seen as a possible professional career, it seems that one can even study about them. Over in China, the Chongqing...

BBC Creates Doctor Who Game To Teach Kids Programming Skills

10/21/2014, There seems to be a growing consensus in which many believe that teaching children to program at a young age is a good idea for the future. We’ve seen apps created to do that and even President Obama has agreed that teaching programming courses in high...

South Korean University To Offer PlayStation Classes

09/16/2014, Going for classes in school tends to be a bit boring, although we guess it largely depends on the subject that is being taught. Well if you were considering going overseas for further studies, you might want to consider the Sangmyung University in South...

Google Takes Chromebooks On College Campus Tour

09/12/2014, While Chromebooks are undoubtedly cheap and affordable, we can only assume that the reason why people are a bit hesitant in adopting Chromebooks and the Chrome OS is because it isn’t as fully functional compared to platforms like Windows or OS X. It’s...

BBC Launches Coding Initiative, Teaches Kids How To Program

09/02/2014, When we went to school, we are taught basic skills in a variety of subjects, such as math, language (this will vary depending on which country you’re in), science, history, and so on. However it seems that many, including President Obama, believe that...

Academic Wordsmith Checks For Plagiarism In MS Word

07/18/2014, When we were students, there were often times when we had to source from academic journals or websites for research for our papers. Sometimes we had to paraphrase, and in some instances even quote directly from the source itself. This is not considering...

LA School District To Try Out Laptops And Hybrids In The Classroom

06/30/2014, Remember when the LA School District announced an iPad buying program in which they would be handing out iPads to students who are part of their district? Well it looks like they are planning on expanding that program to include laptops and hybrid devices...

Panasonic 3E Windows Tablet Is Aimed At The Education Sector

06/29/2014, Schools these days are starting to incorporate the use of tablets in the classroom. This is because kids these days are more familiar with tablets as their parents probably own them back at home as well. That and the fact that tablets allow for more...

USF To Allow Students To Borrow Drones From The Library

06/24/2014, Drones are expensive. Or at least the good ones are, so if you’ve always wanted to try your hand at flying a drone whether it be for fun or to film some pretty cool angles, you might require some capital. Well the good news is that if you’re a student...

FCC Proposes $1 Billion A Year To Bring WiFi To All Schools

06/20/2014, There are some schools that are lucky and have the necessary budget to provide WiFi throughout the entire school, thus allowing students, staff, and faculty to access the internet effortlessly. Unfortunately the opposite is also true, where some schools...