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Friday February 27, 2015 @07:59PM Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook Press WA For $40M For New UW CS Building
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @06:13PM Argonne National Laboratory Shuts Down Online Ask a Scientist Program
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @11:37AM Interviews: Ask Senior Director Matt Keller About the Global Learning XPRIZE
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @12:19PM Using Microfinance to Develop Coding Talent (Video)
Sunday February 22, 2015 @08:17PM Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
Saturday February 21, 2015 @04:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Thursday February 19, 2015 @09:10AM Carnegie-Mellon Sends Hundreds of Acceptance Letters By Mistake
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @12:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Sunday February 15, 2015 @04:57PM Bill Gates On Educating the World
Sunday February 15, 2015 @03:02PM Ask Slashdot: Are General Engineering Skills Undervalued In Web Development?
Friday February 13, 2015 @07:38AM What Intel's $300 Million Diversity Pledge Really Means
Thursday February 12, 2015 @12:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Thursday February 12, 2015 @08:57AM WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and's Call For Girls-First CS Education
Monday February 09, 2015 @01:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @05:04PM AP Test's Recursion Examples: An Exercise In Awkwardness
Thursday February 05, 2015 @09:47AM Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission
Monday February 02, 2015 @11:21AM WA Bill Takes Aim at Boys' Dominance In Computer Classes
Monday February 02, 2015 @10:10AM What Happens When the "Sharing Economy" Meets Higher Education
Monday February 02, 2015 @08:24AM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @12:43PM Nobel Laureate and Laser Inventor Charles Townes Passes
Sunday January 25, 2015 @09:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Thursday January 22, 2015 @05:04PM Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @12:49PM Illinois Students Suspected of Cyberbullying Must Provide Social Media Passwords
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @10:34AM Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming
Saturday January 17, 2015 @11:31PM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Thursday January 15, 2015 @02:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @09:15AM Museum's Adults-Only Nights Show That Alcohol and Science Are a Good Mix
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @09:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @11:08AM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Sunday January 11, 2015 @10:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Sunday January 11, 2015 @08:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Thursday January 08, 2015 @09:15PM Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @01:59PM DuinoKit Helps Teach Students About Electronics (Video)
Sunday January 04, 2015 @05:38PM Better Learning Through Expensive Software? One Principal Thinks Not
Sunday December 28, 2014 @04:51PM School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees
Saturday December 27, 2014 @05:09PM White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight
Saturday December 27, 2014 @11:20AM An Open Source Flat Pack Robot Arm That's As Easy To Build As Ikea Furniture
Friday December 26, 2014 @09:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @04:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Monday December 22, 2014 @08:38AM Putting Time Out In Time Out: The Science of Discipline
Sunday December 21, 2014 @06:10PM Librarians: The Google Before Google
Friday December 19, 2014 @07:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Friday December 19, 2014 @05:51PM Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?
Thursday December 18, 2014 @12:53AM Startup Helps You Build Your Very Own Picosatellite On a Budget
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @11:54AM Touring a Carnival Cruise Simulator: 210 Degrees of GeForce-Powered Projection
Monday December 15, 2014 @11:18AM Raspberry Pi In Space
Sunday December 14, 2014 @09:41AM Google Suggests Separating Students With 'Some CS Knowledge' From Novices
Thursday December 11, 2014 @01:13PM MIT Removes Online Physics Lectures and Courses By Walter Lewin
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @08:49PM Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @09:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Monday December 01, 2014 @08:45AM Interviews: Adora Svitak Answers Your Questions
Monday December 01, 2014 @08:15AM Google, National Parks Partner To Let Girls Program White House Xmas Tree Lights
Sunday November 30, 2014 @04:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @01:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @09:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games
Friday November 28, 2014 @07:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @07:32PM UK Announces Hybrid Work/Study Undergraduate Program To Fill Digital Gap
Sunday November 23, 2014 @07:49PM Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk
Sunday November 23, 2014 @04:21PM 2014 Hour of Code: Do Ends Justify Disney Product Placement Means?
Thursday November 20, 2014 @06:25PM Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight To Court
Thursday November 20, 2014 @12:26PM Interviews: Ask Adora Svitak About Education and Women In STEM and Politics
Thursday November 20, 2014 @10:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Monday November 17, 2014 @02:15PM Coding Bootcamps Presented As "College Alternative"
Monday November 17, 2014 @11:44AM Coding Bootcamps Now Mainstream, Presented as "College Alternative"
Sunday November 16, 2014 @04:55PM Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Crowdfunding Project
Friday November 14, 2014 @08:31PM Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline?
Friday November 14, 2014 @08:14AM Education Chief Should Know About PLATO and the History of Online CS Education
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @07:09PM Microsoft Losing the School Markets To iPads and Chromebooks
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @11:13AM Black IT Pros On (Lack Of) Racial Diversity In Tech
Monday November 10, 2014 @01:09PM Eben Upton Explains the Raspberry Pi Model A+'s Redesign
Monday November 10, 2014 @12:58PM The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat
Monday November 03, 2014 @12:01PM Interviews: Ask Robert Ballard About Ocean Exploration
Friday October 31, 2014 @06:58PM It's Time To Revive Hypercard
Thursday October 30, 2014 @08:13PM Mark Zuckerberg And John Doerr Donate $1M To Expand The Hour Of Code Campaign
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @07:30PM The Most Highly Cited Scientific Papers of All Time
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @05:08PM Technology Group Promises Scientists Their Own Clouds
Monday October 27, 2014 @10:16AM Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease
Sunday October 26, 2014 @04:41PM Solving the Mystery of Declining Female CS Enrollment
Thursday October 23, 2014 @05:07PM Microsoft Exec Opens Up About Research Lab Closure, Layoffs
Saturday October 18, 2014 @10:02PM Be True To Your CS School: LinkedIn Ranks US Schools For Job-Seeking Programmers
Monday October 13, 2014 @09:04AM Raspberry Pi Sales Approach 4 Million
Sunday October 12, 2014 @10:19AM Despite Push From Tech Giants, AP CS Exam Counts Don't Budge Much In Most States
Friday October 10, 2014 @05:22PM AnandTech's Intro To Semiconductor Tech
Thursday October 09, 2014 @05:46PM Ask Slashdot: Capture the Flag Training
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:26AM Is It Time To Throw Out the College Application System?
Monday October 06, 2014 @01:20PM Google Code-In 2014 and Google Summer of Code 2015 Announced
Monday September 29, 2014 @07:31PM School system goes "all in" on open source
Monday September 29, 2014 @07:32AM Blood For Extra Credit Points Offer Raises Eyebrows In Test-Mad China
Sunday September 28, 2014 @06:21PM Kano Ships 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits
Thursday September 25, 2014 @09:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @01:23AM The MOOC Revolution That Wasn't
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @10:34AM The Site That Teaches You To Code Well Enough To Get a Job
Monday September 22, 2014 @08:17AM Ask Slashdot: Who Should Pay Costs To Attend Conferences?
Monday September 22, 2014 @08:12AM How Our Botched Understanding of "Science" Ruins Everything
Saturday September 20, 2014 @02:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:19PM Ask Slashdot: Alternate Software For Use On Smartboards?
Friday September 19, 2014 @05:09PM The Minecraft Parent
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @11:50AM Ask Slashdot: Any Place For Liberal Arts Degrees In Tech?
Sunday September 14, 2014 @05:58PM Oculus Rift CEO Says Classrooms of the Future Will Be In VR Goggles
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:36AM Ask Slashdot: Robotics or Electronic Kits For Wounded Veterans?
Monday September 08, 2014 @09:12AM Getting Into College the Old Fashioned Way: With Money
Saturday September 06, 2014 @09:34PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Saturday September 06, 2014 @12:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @05:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Thursday September 04, 2014 @02:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:44AM How the Outdated TI-84 Plus Still Holds a Monopoly On Classrooms
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @12:35PM Does Learning To Code Outweigh a Degree In Computer Science?
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @10:22AM Discloses Top Donors
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @09:44AM In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Sunday August 31, 2014 @07:34AM Feynman Lectures Released Free Online
Thursday August 28, 2014 @02:37PM Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Countries
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @10:11AM Limiting the Teaching of the Scientific Process In Ohio
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @07:19AM Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @03:59PM Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook
Sunday August 24, 2014 @12:12PM ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science
Saturday August 23, 2014 @01:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @10:27PM Professor Steve Ballmer Will Teach At Two Universities This Year
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @05:21PM Student Bookstores Beware, Amazon Comes To Purdue Campus
Monday August 11, 2014 @06:51AM About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA
Sunday August 10, 2014 @12:39AM Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
Saturday August 09, 2014 @05:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @12:39PM Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @11:04AM Minecraft as the Ultimate Coding Education System?
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @09:54PM MIT Considers Whether Courses Are Outdated
Sunday August 03, 2014 @02:40PM UK Spy Agency Certifies Master's Degrees In Cyber Security
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @07:28PM "ExamSoft" Bar Exam Software Fails Law Grads
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @11:56AM Reglue: Opening Up the World to Deserving Kids with Linux Computers
Sunday July 27, 2014 @05:03PM Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro
Saturday July 26, 2014 @01:14PM AP Computer Science Test Takers Up 8,000; Pass Rate Down 6.8%
Saturday July 26, 2014 @05:05AM Valencia Linux school distro saves 36 million euro
Thursday July 24, 2014 @03:08PM Chromebooks Are Outselling iPads In Schools
Thursday July 24, 2014 @09:28AM For Half, Degrees In Computing, Math, Or Stats Lead To Other Jobs
Monday July 21, 2014 @01:00PM How One School District Handled Rolling Out 20,000 iPads
Sunday July 20, 2014 @12:19PM High School Students Not Waiting For Schools To Go Online
Thursday July 17, 2014 @11:08AM Interviews: Ask Dr. Andy Chun About Artificial Intelligence
Monday July 14, 2014 @08:13AM Interviews: Juan Gilbert Answers Your Questions
Sunday July 13, 2014 @04:47PM How To Fix The Shortage of K-5 Scholastic Chess Facilitators
Sunday July 13, 2014 @02:46PM Elite Group of Researchers Rule Scientific Publishing
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:07PM FCC Approves Subsidy Plan to Upgrade School and Library Networks
Saturday July 12, 2014 @10:45PM Geographic Segregation By Education
Saturday July 12, 2014 @05:15PM For the First Time, Harvey Mudd Graduates More Women Than Men
Thursday July 10, 2014 @09:44AM Prof. Andy Tanenbaum Retires From Vrije University
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @10:13AM Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @11:11PM Python Bumps Off Java As Top Learning Language
Thursday July 03, 2014 @05:00PM Duolingo is a Free, Crowdsourced Language Learning App (Video)
Sunday June 29, 2014 @09:12PM Google: CS Global Impact Awards Make Teachers, Boys Beholden To Girls
Saturday June 28, 2014 @07:14AM Is K-12 CS Education the Next Common Core?
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @05:39PM, Mensa Create Dating Site For Geniuses
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @05:23PM What's Your STEM Degree Worth?
Monday June 16, 2014 @03:41PM K12Linux + LTSP = .edu Terminal Server Distro
Monday June 16, 2014 @02:27PM Starbucks Offers Workers 2 Years of Free College
Sunday June 15, 2014 @09:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Thursday June 12, 2014 @02:17PM Ask Slashdot: PC-Based Oscilloscopes On a Microbudget?
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:23PM The Foundry Will Soon be a Makerspace in Bellingham, Washington (Video)
Monday June 09, 2014 @02:16PM South African Schools To Go Textbook Free
Sunday June 08, 2014 @03:06PM Interviews: Forrest Mims Answers Your Questions
Monday June 02, 2014 @05:16PM Science Moneyball: The Secret to a Successful Academic Career
Thursday May 29, 2014 @05:21PM Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Earns One Million Dollars In Less Than a Day
Thursday May 29, 2014 @09:20AM Belief In Evolution Doesn't Measure Science Literacy
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @08:01AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Monday May 26, 2014 @08:23PM Chelsea Clinton At NCWIT: More PE, Less Zuckerberg
Sunday May 25, 2014 @12:33PM Ph.Ds From MIT, Berkeley, and a Few Others Dominate Top School's CS Faculties
Saturday May 24, 2014 @09:56AM Microsoft Office Mix: No-Teacher-Left-Behind Course Authoring
Thursday May 22, 2014 @06:47PM Teachers Union: Computers Can Negatively Impact Children's Ability To Learn
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @05:29PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @04:55PM The Linux Foundation and edX Team Up for Intoduction to Linux Class
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @07:59PM US College Students Still Aren't All That Interested In Computer Science
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @05:10PM US College Students Still Aren't All That Interested In Computer Science
Monday May 12, 2014 @03:13PM Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
Monday May 12, 2014 @09:35AM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Sunday May 11, 2014 @01:43PM Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @08:27AM Google Announces "Classroom"
Monday May 05, 2014 @07:49PM Students Remember Lectures Better Taking Notes Longhand Than Using Laptops
Saturday May 03, 2014 @10:17AM Kids To Get the Best CS Teachers $15/Hr Can Buy
Thursday May 01, 2014 @03:55PM An MIT Dean's Defense of the Humanities
Thursday May 01, 2014 @07:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @08:17PM Coding Bootcamps Already 1/8th the Size of CS Undergraduates
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @05:27PM Grading Software Fooled By Nonsense Essay Generator
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @11:19AM MIT Bitcoin Project To Create Cryptocurrency Ecosystem, Give $100 Per Student
Monday April 28, 2014 @11:04PM Programming Education Making A Comeback In Primary Schools
Monday April 28, 2014 @09:49AM Programming in schools
Sunday April 27, 2014 @10:53AM Finding the Next Generation of Teachers With "Innovative Microsoft Ads"
Thursday April 24, 2014 @10:00PM Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits
Monday April 21, 2014 @08:40PM Our Education System Is Failing IT
Monday April 21, 2014 @07:00AM Google: Better To Be a 'B' CS Grad Than an 'A+' English Grad
Sunday April 20, 2014 @05:09PM L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects
Sunday April 20, 2014 @09:31AM Minerva CEO Details His High-Tech Plan To Disrupt Universities
Saturday April 19, 2014 @04:01PM Ask Slashdot: Hungry Students, How Common?
Wednesday April 16, 2014 @11:36PM Student Records Kids Who Bully Him, Then Gets Threatened With Wiretapping Charge
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @07:51AM Humans Are Taking Jobs From Robots In Japan
Monday April 14, 2014 @08:39AM Bachelor's Degree: An Unnecessary Path To a Tech Job
Sunday April 13, 2014 @08:47AM Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates?
Friday April 11, 2014 @12:49PM Phil Shapiro says 20,000 Teachers Should Unite to Spread Chromebooks (Video)
Friday April 11, 2014 @10:46AM Michael Bloomberg: You Can't Teach a Coal Miner To Code
Friday April 11, 2014 @06:33AM 93 Harvard Faculty Members Call On the University To Divest From Fossil Fuels
Thursday April 10, 2014 @08:43AM Google: Teach Girls Coding, Get $2,500; Teach Boys, Get $0
Tuesday April 08, 2014 @09:06AM It's Time To Bring Pseudoscience Into the Science Classroom
Monday April 07, 2014 @08:28AM Should Microsoft Give Kids Programmable Versions of Office?

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