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Crytek Wants To Bring VR Dev Labs To Schools

01/19/2016, Right now it seems that there are a lot of emphases placed on teaching kids how to code. These are obviously skills that will be required in the future as more gadgets are becoming connected these days. However, it also seems that the folks at Crytek...

This Movement Sees Kids Teach Other Kids To Code

01/19/2016, They say that the best way to see how well you know something is by teaching it to others, which in turn will reveal how much you know or don’t know, thus sending you back to the drawing back if it is the latter. In fact this is the principle behind a...

High School In Norway Puts E-Sports In Its Timetable

01/12/2016, Back in the day, playing video games during school was considered a “reward” for those of us who finished our homework and who did not get in trouble at school. How times have changed, because according to a report, it seems that a high school in...

Multi-User Support For iPads Finally Arrives On iOS 9.3

01/11/2016, The idea that a smart device like a phone or tablet that supports more than one user isn’t that much of a stretch. In fact, in the past, we have seen companies like Apple patent similar ideas for iOS, and we have also heard similar rumblings that Apple...

Thinga Is A Search Engine Designed For Kids

01/04/2016, You can search for all kinds of things on Google, ranging from things that are perfectly innocent, all the way to the weird and mind-boggling, things that children really shouldn’t be searching for or seeing on the internet. However the good news for...

Schools In England To Monitor Students’ Web Activities

12/22/2015, The internet is full of content that children at a young age should not be exposed to. While there are ways to block access to certain websites, it’s just as easy to create a new website that isn’t blocked meaning that it is never-ending battle to...

Kyoto University To Ban All Watches For Its Entrance Exams

12/14/2015, Back in the day with the invention of the calculator watch, schools were quick to realize that it could be used for cheating, at least during exams where no calculators were allowed. Fast forward to today, those calculator watches are considered ancient...

Google Uses Pixar’s Inside Out To Teach Children Programming

12/09/2015, Say maybe 20 years ago, the idea of programming seemed to be an activity that should be left largely to the guys, and that even when growing up, children weren’t really encouraged to pick up computer programming skills. However fast forward to today, it...

Google’s Chromebooks Make Up Half Of US Classroom Devices

12/03/2015, While Microsoft’s Windows platform might easily be the most used operating system for computers around the world, it looks like over in the US and as far as the education sector is concerned, Google could be giving Microsoft a run for their money....

The Volta Flyer Puts Our Childhood Paper Planes To Shame

11/17/2015, Admit it, at some point in time when we were children, we’ve all built planes out of paper. Some of us might be terrible at it, while some of us have successfully created paper planes that can traverse great distances. However fast forward to today, it...

Microsoft CEO Thinks Minecraft Can Help Get Girls Into Comp Science

11/17/2015, Recent developments in society and the tech industry have started to see a concern over the lack of diversity at the workplace, namely how there seem to be more men than women in the field. However there have been efforts made to change that, such as...

Google To Bring VR Kits To Schools In 15 More Cities

11/09/2015, Virtual reality is technology for everyone, which is why Google has recently announced that they would be expanding their Expeditions Pioneer Program. For those unfamiliar, basically this is an initiative by Google in which it will see the company...

Oracle To Build Their Own High School To Educate Students On Tech

10/28/2015, Educating kids about technology beyond merely how to use a computer is important these days. We have seen an increase in programs that advocate teaching programming to kids at a young age, along with apps designed to help get kids started on problem...

Vending Machine In France Dispenses Short Stories

10/25/2015, With our phones, tablets, computers, and even smartwatches being connected to the internet all the time, taking a break from the virtual world to just sit back and enjoy a book is becoming harder, not to mention rarer these days. However over in the city...