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Dell Unveils A 70-inch Touchscreen Display For The Classroom

06/27/2016, In many schools around the world, the chalkboard or the whiteboard are more or less standard when it comes to classroom facilities. However Dell is hoping to change that narrative as the company has unveiled a 70-inch touchscreen display that can be used...

Google Really Wants To Teach You How To Write Android Apps

06/23/2016, Google’s Android operating is probably the most used mobile operating system in the world at the moment, which means that when it comes to deciding which platform to develop for, the default choices are pretty much limited to iOS and Android at the...

Apple Launches Swift Playgrounds To Teach Kids How To Code

06/13/2016, Swift is an open-source programming language that Apple launched a couple of years ago. It is also the same programming language that developers use to create iOS and macOS apps, and what better way to get developers ingrained with the language and the...

Osmo Coding Teaches Kids To Program Using Blocks

06/07/2016, It’s starting to look like in the future, maybe 5-10 years, that programming will be a mandatory class that will be taught to kids. Right now there certainly is a lot of interest and there are some schools who are implementing it as a compulsory...

Coding WIth Chrome App Will Teach Students How To Code

05/29/2016, When it comes to teaching students to code, there are various apps and online courses that can do that, but hey, having more options is always good, right? Now if you’re a student or just someone looking to learn to code for the web, there is an app...

MacBooks To Replace iPads In Maine State Classrooms

05/23/2016, Apple has long touted the iPad as being a learning tool where due to its interactivity and apps, students will be able to learn from it in new and exciting ways that books don’t really quite offer. However it seems that over at the Maine Department of...

This App Will Solve Maths Problems By Pointing Your Phone At It

05/20/2016, Need to solve a math problem? Just fire up the calculator and you should be able to solve a variety of problems. However what if you did not know where to start, or how to use your calculator to perform differentiations and simultaneous equations? The...

Thai Students Caught Using Hi-Tech Methods To Cheat In Exams

05/12/2016, Remember back in the day when cheating in the exam as as simple and straightforward as writing down notes and answers on your inner arm and wearing a long sleeve shirt? Yea we know, we miss those days too, but fast forward to today, students have become...

Professor Fools His Students With A Robot Teaching Assistant

05/06/2016, When you send an email to someone, you would assume that a human being would read it and reply you, automated replies not withholding. However it seems that over at the Georgia Institute of Technology, a computer science professor by the name of Ashok...

A Robot Will Be Sitting For China’s National College Entrance Exam

05/06/2016, If you thought that Google’s ability to predict your searches using its AI was creepy, over in China it looks like we could soon be taking one more step closer to making Terminator’s Skynet a reality. It seems that to put their artificial intelligence...

LEGO-Like Bricks Used To Teach Kids How To Use Braille

05/03/2016, What better way to ensure that your child has fun while learning than to create educational toys, right? Now for many of us, we never really had the need to learn braille, but unfortunately there are children who are born blind or who are visually...

LinkedIn Launches App Targeted At Students

04/17/2016, By now we’re sure many working professionals have at least heard of LinkedIn if they aren’t using it already. Compared to Facebook or Twitter, LinkedIn is a social network that focuses more on connecting working professionals with other professionals,...

Comp Sci Now Required To Graduate High School In Chicago

02/25/2016, Schools have long recognized the importance of being able to use a computer, which is why back in the day, schools set up computer labs and some even taught students the basics of computer programming. However for the most part, it was optional as to...