Articles about education


Why Science Says Boredom Is Good for the Brain - EdSurge News

Last updated: 06/28/2019

A few years ago, journalist and podcaster Manoush Zomorodi hit a creative slump. After some reflection, she figured out why: Strange as it sounds, she wasn’t getting bored...

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Take Your Students on Virtual Field Trips Using Google Tour Builder

Last updated: 06/28/2019

Google Earth Tour Builder is an excellent tool to use with students in class to create virtual tours and explore places from all around the world. You can design a tour of any...

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Technology Is Helping Prison Education Programs Scale. What’s the Catch? - EdSurge News

Last updated: 06/10/2019

Colleges and universities with prison education programs are increasingly using technology to deliver instruction to incarcerated individuals, even with strict limitations on...

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Latino Students and the Digital Divide: Trends, Challenges, and Possibilities

Last updated: 06/10/2019

Schools throughout the U.S. are beefing up infrastructure and adding computers/tablets in schools. Of course, not all of this integration and infrastructure upgrades is...

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Short-Term Programs for Long-Term Success

Last updated: 06/10/2019

Short-Term Programs for Long-Term Success Image From left, seated on couch: Amory González Juárez, Jon Hanson and Thiago Naves, all of whom attended an M.I.T. boot camp in...

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Taking the Future of Manufacturing into High Schools

Last updated: 06/10/2019

Taking the Future of Manufacturing into High Schools Image Christian Zimbelmann, a teacher, and students at Hans-Dietrich-Genscher-Schule near Bonn, Germany, checking the motion...

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Making Prosocial Behavior Contagious

Last updated: 06/05/2019

A boy opens the door for a teacher with a smile. A girl helps a classmate get up after an accidental fall in the playground. A teenager spearheads a movement that includes...

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12 Entrepreneurs Share How Their Favorite Teacher Inspired Their Journey

Last updated: 06/03/2019

12 Entrepreneurs Share How Their Favorite Teacher Inspired Their Journey Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Entrepreneurs I cover the intersection of...

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Parents Select Schools Based on Way More Than Test Scores, Study Finds

Last updated: 05/12/2019

This is the latest article in The 74’s ongoing ‘Big Picture’ series, bringing American education into sharper focus through new research and data. Go Deeper:See our full...

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6 Powerful Notebook Tools for Teachers and Students

Last updated: 04/21/2019

The rise of digitality has brought with it a host of new transformative learning habits. From annotating and highlighting to searching and accessing information online,...

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