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Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Obama To Announce $240M In New Pledges For STEM Education
Sunday March 22, 2015 @04:59PM Finland's Education System Supersedes "Subjects" With "Topics"
Saturday March 21, 2015 @11:21PM Hundreds Expelled, Many Arrested, For Cheating In India's School Exams
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @08:32AM Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Laptop To Support Physics Research?
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @12:35PM Global Learning XPRIZE Senior Director Matt Keller Answers Your Questions
Monday March 16, 2015 @08:31AM Zuckerberg and Gates-Backed Startup Seeks To Shake Up African Education
Thursday March 12, 2015 @08:31AM BBC Returns To Making Computers For Schools
Monday March 09, 2015 @03:42PM YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:18PM Ask Slashdot: Best Strategies For Teaching Kids CS Skills With Basic?
Saturday March 07, 2015 @01:41PM Go R, Young Man
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:03PM Inside Minerva, a Silicon Valley Bid To Start an Elite College Online
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:59PM Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook Press WA For $40M For New UW CS Building
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:13PM Argonne National Laboratory Shuts Down Online Ask a Scientist Program
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @12:37PM Interviews: Ask Senior Director Matt Keller About the Global Learning XPRIZE
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:19PM Using Microfinance to Develop Coding Talent (Video)
Sunday February 22, 2015 @09:17PM Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
Saturday February 21, 2015 @05:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:10AM Carnegie-Mellon Sends Hundreds of Acceptance Letters By Mistake
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @01:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Sunday February 15, 2015 @05:57PM Bill Gates On Educating the World
Sunday February 15, 2015 @04:02PM Ask Slashdot: Are General Engineering Skills Undervalued In Web Development?
Friday February 13, 2015 @08:38AM What Intel's $300 Million Diversity Pledge Really Means
Thursday February 12, 2015 @01:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:57AM WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and Code.org's Call For Girls-First CS Education
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:04PM AP Test's Recursion Examples: An Exercise In Awkwardness
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:47AM Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission
Monday February 02, 2015 @12:21PM WA Bill Takes Aim at Boys' Dominance In Computer Classes
Monday February 02, 2015 @11:10AM What Happens When the "Sharing Economy" Meets Higher Education
Monday February 02, 2015 @09:24AM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @01:43PM Nobel Laureate and Laser Inventor Charles Townes Passes
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Thursday January 22, 2015 @06:04PM Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @01:49PM Illinois Students Suspected of Cyberbullying Must Provide Social Media Passwords
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:34AM Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:31AM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @10:15AM Museum's Adults-Only Nights Show That Alcohol and Science Are a Good Mix
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @10:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @01:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:08PM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Sunday January 11, 2015 @11:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Thursday January 08, 2015 @10:15PM Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @02:59PM DuinoKit Helps Teach Students About Electronics (Video)
Sunday January 04, 2015 @06:38PM Better Learning Through Expensive Software? One Principal Thinks Not
Sunday December 28, 2014 @05:51PM School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees
Saturday December 27, 2014 @06:09PM White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight
Saturday December 27, 2014 @12:20PM An Open Source Flat Pack Robot Arm That's As Easy To Build As Ikea Furniture
Friday December 26, 2014 @10:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Monday December 22, 2014 @09:38AM Putting Time Out In Time Out: The Science of Discipline
Sunday December 21, 2014 @07:10PM Librarians: The Google Before Google
Friday December 19, 2014 @08:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Friday December 19, 2014 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:53AM Startup Helps You Build Your Very Own Picosatellite On a Budget
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @12:54PM Touring a Carnival Cruise Simulator: 210 Degrees of GeForce-Powered Projection
Monday December 15, 2014 @12:18PM Raspberry Pi In Space
Sunday December 14, 2014 @10:41AM Google Suggests Separating Students With 'Some CS Knowledge' From Novices
Thursday December 11, 2014 @02:13PM MIT Removes Online Physics Lectures and Courses By Walter Lewin
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @09:49PM Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @10:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Monday December 01, 2014 @09:45AM Interviews: Adora Svitak Answers Your Questions
Monday December 01, 2014 @09:15AM Google, National Parks Partner To Let Girls Program White House Xmas Tree Lights
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @02:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @10:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @08:32PM UK Announces Hybrid Work/Study Undergraduate Program To Fill Digital Gap
Sunday November 23, 2014 @08:49PM Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk
Sunday November 23, 2014 @05:21PM 2014 Hour of Code: Do Ends Justify Disney Product Placement Means?
Thursday November 20, 2014 @07:25PM Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight To Court
Thursday November 20, 2014 @01:26PM Interviews: Ask Adora Svitak About Education and Women In STEM and Politics
Thursday November 20, 2014 @11:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Monday November 17, 2014 @03:15PM Coding Bootcamps Presented As "College Alternative"
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:44PM Coding Bootcamps Now Mainstream, Presented as "College Alternative"
Sunday November 16, 2014 @05:55PM Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Code.org Crowdfunding Project
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:31PM Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline?
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:14AM Education Chief Should Know About PLATO and the History of Online CS Education
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @08:09PM Microsoft Losing the School Markets To iPads and Chromebooks
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @12:13PM Black IT Pros On (Lack Of) Racial Diversity In Tech
Monday November 10, 2014 @02:09PM Eben Upton Explains the Raspberry Pi Model A+'s Redesign
Monday November 10, 2014 @01:58PM The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat
Monday November 03, 2014 @01:01PM Interviews: Ask Robert Ballard About Ocean Exploration
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:58PM It's Time To Revive Hypercard
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:13PM Mark Zuckerberg And John Doerr Donate $1M To Expand The Hour Of Code Campaign
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @08:30PM The Most Highly Cited Scientific Papers of All Time
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @06:08PM Technology Group Promises Scientists Their Own Clouds
Monday October 27, 2014 @11:16AM Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease
Sunday October 26, 2014 @05:41PM Solving the Mystery of Declining Female CS Enrollment
Thursday October 23, 2014 @06:07PM Microsoft Exec Opens Up About Research Lab Closure, Layoffs
Saturday October 18, 2014 @11:02PM Be True To Your CS School: LinkedIn Ranks US Schools For Job-Seeking Programmers
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:04AM Raspberry Pi Sales Approach 4 Million
Sunday October 12, 2014 @11:19AM Despite Push From Tech Giants, AP CS Exam Counts Don't Budge Much In Most States
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:22PM AnandTech's Intro To Semiconductor Tech
Thursday October 09, 2014 @06:46PM Ask Slashdot: Capture the Flag Training
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:26AM Is It Time To Throw Out the College Application System?
Monday October 06, 2014 @02:20PM Google Code-In 2014 and Google Summer of Code 2015 Announced
Monday September 29, 2014 @08:31PM School system goes "all in" on open source
Monday September 29, 2014 @08:32AM Blood For Extra Credit Points Offer Raises Eyebrows In Test-Mad China
Sunday September 28, 2014 @07:21PM Kano Ships 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:23AM The MOOC Revolution That Wasn't
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @11:34AM The Site That Teaches You To Code Well Enough To Get a Job
Monday September 22, 2014 @09:17AM Ask Slashdot: Who Should Pay Costs To Attend Conferences?
Monday September 22, 2014 @09:12AM How Our Botched Understanding of "Science" Ruins Everything
Saturday September 20, 2014 @03:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:19PM Ask Slashdot: Alternate Software For Use On Smartboards?
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:09PM The Minecraft Parent
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @12:50PM Ask Slashdot: Any Place For Liberal Arts Degrees In Tech?
Sunday September 14, 2014 @06:58PM Oculus Rift CEO Says Classrooms of the Future Will Be In VR Goggles
Monday September 08, 2014 @11:36AM Ask Slashdot: Robotics or Electronic Kits For Wounded Veterans?
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:12AM Getting Into College the Old Fashioned Way: With Money
Saturday September 06, 2014 @10:34PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Thursday September 04, 2014 @03:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:44AM How the Outdated TI-84 Plus Still Holds a Monopoly On Classrooms
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @01:35PM Does Learning To Code Outweigh a Degree In Computer Science?
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @11:22AM Code.org Discloses Top Donors
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @10:44AM In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Sunday August 31, 2014 @08:34AM Feynman Lectures Released Free Online
Thursday August 28, 2014 @03:37PM Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Countries
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @11:11AM Limiting the Teaching of the Scientific Process In Ohio
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:19AM Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @04:59PM Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:12PM ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @09:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @11:27PM Professor Steve Ballmer Will Teach At Two Universities This Year
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @06:21PM Student Bookstores Beware, Amazon Comes To Purdue Campus
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:51AM About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA
Sunday August 10, 2014 @01:39AM Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @01:39PM Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @12:04PM Minecraft as the Ultimate Coding Education System?
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:54PM MIT Considers Whether Courses Are Outdated
Sunday August 03, 2014 @03:40PM UK Spy Agency Certifies Master's Degrees In Cyber Security
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @08:28PM "ExamSoft" Bar Exam Software Fails Law Grads
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @12:56PM Reglue: Opening Up the World to Deserving Kids with Linux Computers
Sunday July 27, 2014 @06:03PM Valencia Linux School Distro Saves 36 Million Euro
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:14PM AP Computer Science Test Takers Up 8,000; Pass Rate Down 6.8%
Saturday July 26, 2014 @06:05AM Valencia Linux school distro saves 36 million euro
Thursday July 24, 2014 @04:08PM Chromebooks Are Outselling iPads In Schools
Thursday July 24, 2014 @10:28AM For Half, Degrees In Computing, Math, Or Stats Lead To Other Jobs
Monday July 21, 2014 @02:00PM How One School District Handled Rolling Out 20,000 iPads
Sunday July 20, 2014 @01:19PM High School Students Not Waiting For Schools To Go Online
Thursday July 17, 2014 @12:08PM Interviews: Ask Dr. Andy Chun About Artificial Intelligence
Monday July 14, 2014 @09:13AM Interviews: Juan Gilbert Answers Your Questions
Sunday July 13, 2014 @05:47PM How To Fix The Shortage of K-5 Scholastic Chess Facilitators
Sunday July 13, 2014 @03:46PM Elite Group of Researchers Rule Scientific Publishing
Sunday July 13, 2014 @12:07AM FCC Approves Subsidy Plan to Upgrade School and Library Networks
Saturday July 12, 2014 @11:45PM Geographic Segregation By Education
Saturday July 12, 2014 @06:15PM For the First Time, Harvey Mudd Graduates More Women Than Men
Thursday July 10, 2014 @10:44AM Prof. Andy Tanenbaum Retires From Vrije University
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @11:13AM Interviews: Ask Juan Gilbert About Human-Centered Computing
Wednesday July 09, 2014 @12:11AM Python Bumps Off Java As Top Learning Language
Thursday July 03, 2014 @06:00PM Duolingo is a Free, Crowdsourced Language Learning App (Video)
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:12PM Google: CS Global Impact Awards Make Teachers, Boys Beholden To Girls
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:14AM Is K-12 CS Education the Next Common Core?
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @06:39PM Match.com, Mensa Create Dating Site For Geniuses
Wednesday June 25, 2014 @06:23PM What's Your STEM Degree Worth?
Monday June 16, 2014 @04:41PM K12Linux + LTSP = .edu Terminal Server Distro
Monday June 16, 2014 @03:27PM Starbucks Offers Workers 2 Years of Free College
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Thursday June 12, 2014 @03:17PM Ask Slashdot: PC-Based Oscilloscopes On a Microbudget?
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:23PM The Foundry Will Soon be a Makerspace in Bellingham, Washington (Video)
Monday June 09, 2014 @03:16PM South African Schools To Go Textbook Free
Sunday June 08, 2014 @04:06PM Interviews: Forrest Mims Answers Your Questions
Monday June 02, 2014 @06:16PM Science Moneyball: The Secret to a Successful Academic Career
Thursday May 29, 2014 @06:21PM Reading Rainbow Kickstarter Earns One Million Dollars In Less Than a Day
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:20AM Belief In Evolution Doesn't Measure Science Literacy
Wednesday May 28, 2014 @09:01AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Monday May 26, 2014 @09:23PM Chelsea Clinton At NCWIT: More PE, Less Zuckerberg
Sunday May 25, 2014 @01:33PM Ph.Ds From MIT, Berkeley, and a Few Others Dominate Top School's CS Faculties
Saturday May 24, 2014 @10:56AM Microsoft Office Mix: No-Teacher-Left-Behind Course Authoring
Thursday May 22, 2014 @07:47PM Teachers Union: Computers Can Negatively Impact Children's Ability To Learn
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @06:29PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Wednesday May 21, 2014 @05:55PM The Linux Foundation and edX Team Up for Intoduction to Linux Class
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @08:59PM US College Students Still Aren't All That Interested In Computer Science
Wednesday May 14, 2014 @06:10PM US College Students Still Aren't All That Interested In Computer Science
Monday May 12, 2014 @04:13PM Lectures Aren't Just Boring, They're Ineffective, Too, Study Finds
Monday May 12, 2014 @10:35AM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Sunday May 11, 2014 @02:43PM Reading, Writing, Arithmetic, and Lately, Coding
Wednesday May 07, 2014 @09:27AM Google Announces "Classroom"
Monday May 05, 2014 @08:49PM Students Remember Lectures Better Taking Notes Longhand Than Using Laptops
Saturday May 03, 2014 @11:17AM Kids To Get the Best CS Teachers $15/Hr Can Buy
Thursday May 01, 2014 @04:55PM An MIT Dean's Defense of the Humanities
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @09:17PM Coding Bootcamps Already 1/8th the Size of CS Undergraduates
Wednesday April 30, 2014 @06:27PM Grading Software Fooled By Nonsense Essay Generator
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @12:19PM MIT Bitcoin Project To Create Cryptocurrency Ecosystem, Give $100 Per Student
Tuesday April 29, 2014 @12:04AM Programming Education Making A Comeback In Primary Schools
Monday April 28, 2014 @10:49AM Programming in schools
Sunday April 27, 2014 @11:53AM Finding the Next Generation of Teachers With "Innovative Microsoft Ads"
Thursday April 24, 2014 @11:00PM Master of Analytics Program Admission Rates Falling To Single Digits

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