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Google has some rugged Chromebooks coming from HP with new content options

Google has some rugged Chromebooks coming from HP with new content options Rather, with the help of Google, schools are embracing technology more than ever.And now, noting the “global Chromebook momentum” in a blog post celebrating the success of educational technology in Sweden, Google has announced a new generation of Chromebooks for Education.

The state of education: Why UK universities are pushing for closer ties to the industry

The state of education: Why UK universities are pushing for closer ties to the industry This is the second in a series of features to support the Games Industry ahead of EGX Rezzed on March 30th.The industry isn't necessarily always getting access to the cream of talent that it could be.

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Meet The Student And Teacher Writing The Course For Dota 101

Meet The Student And Teacher Writing The Course For Dota 101 ” That was how Sean Plott, also known as “Day9” in the professional gaming world, described the allure of Dota 2.” The pair have started a web series called “Day9 Learns Dota,” in which Godec teaches Plott everything there is to know about the game.

Google.org is devoting $50 million in grants to help close the education gap

Google.org is devoting $50 million in grants to help close the education gap After all, Google points out, there remain 130 million students around the world have yet to fully grasp basic subjects like reading and math, even after four years of primary education.But now, the tech giant is hoping to tackle this problem head on by way of $50 million in grants to nonprofits “building tech-based learning solutions,” all of which are geared toward closing the education gap.

Apple’s cheap iPad is tailor-made for education

Apple’s cheap iPad is tailor-made for education Lost amidst the red iPhone and death of iPad Air hoopla was Apple’s latest attempt to turnaround its education market: Apple didn’t lead with that news and the pricing for the new 9.7-inch iPad (basically the iPad Air with a better processor and screen) would cost education institutions $299, I thought, “that’s interesting.

Hacked-together Lego Mindstorms bot kit brings science to a classroom near you

Hacked-together Lego Mindstorms bot kit brings science to a classroom near you Stanford researchers have hacked the Lego Mindstorms platform as a springboard to create a liquid-handling robotics kit, using inexpensive, off-the-shelf parts.” To fill that vacuum, the team created their own desktop liquid-handling robots that approach the performance of the far more costly automation systems found at universities and biotech labs, Riedel-Kruse said.

We're all ears: Headphones that save hearing in kids

We're all ears: Headphones that save hearing in kids Ear damage in kids caused by headphone volume is a large concern for parents and educators alike.This level is the maximum safe listening level according to the Hearing Health Foundation, OSHA, World Health Organisation and American Speech Pathology Association.

8-year-old sends letter to Betsy DeVos to protect her public school

8-year-old sends letter to Betsy DeVos to protect her public school Concerned about the fate of the public school she attends, second grade student Willa Kohn wrote a heartbreaking message to Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to tell her just how much she loves her school.And we ❤ our public school," she continued.

Digital learning supported in New Plymouth school upgrades

Digital learning supported in New Plymouth school upgrades Construction is about to get underway on projects at New Plymouth’s Spotswood College and the wharekura Te Pi’ipi’inga Kakano Mai Rangiatea.“This project will deliver an innovative learning environment, with flexible learning spaces to enable different ways of teaching and learning, the latest IT infrastructure to support digital learning, and high standards of acoustics, lighting and ventilation.

Campus security guard graduates with distinction from the college he was working at

Campus security guard graduates with distinction from the college he was working at For the last 17 years, this security guard has worked from dusk to dawn in a college in the Philippines.Over the weekend, Erwin Macua also proudly graduated from the school he was working at, St.

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play

These new educational apps will help Syrian refugee kids learn and play Two new apps won an international technology competition to help Syrian refugee children learn, play and cope with trauma.5 million Syrian children whose education have been disrupted by six years of conflict," said Børge Brende, Norwegian minister of foreign affairs, in a statement.

SelfScore makes credit cards for the international students Trump wants to keep out

SelfScore makes credit cards for the international students Trump wants to keep out Its credit cards serve international students from all over the world —including the seven countries (Syria, Iraq, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Yemen and Somalia) named in President Donald Trump's first travel ban, which was halted in court.They’re invisible," said Pat Nicholson, SelfScore's vice president of marketing.

Build Your Own 8-Bit Game Console for $35

Build Your Own 8-Bit Game Console for $35 The open-source, Arduino-powered, handheld game console is fun and portable, but also a learning experience: It ships as a DIY kit, with various electronic components for you to build and customize.Starting at $35, the box costs as much as, if not less than, a new console game—Gajšak’s way of motivating kids to “learn something new and enter the wonderful world of DIY electronics.

NZTech says immigration and education must equal a healthy tech sector

NZTech says immigration and education must equal a healthy tech sector It was a joint programme involving NZTech, Wellington Regional Economic Development Agency, Workhere and Immigration New Zealand.“There are firms right across New Zealand that are still struggling to find enough people with digital skills, in tech firms and in organisations across most sectors.

Microsoft launches Xbox Academy development classes in Sydney

Microsoft launches Xbox Academy development classes in Sydney Set to run from April 10th to April 22nd, the workshops will be delivered be AIE teachers at the Microsoft Store in Sydney.All participants will receive a Course Completion certificate and an Xbox Academy gift pack.

NFTS appoints new head of games

NFTS appoints new head of games The National Film and Television School announces it has appointed experienced game developer and author, Alan Thorn as Head of its ground-breaking Games Design and Development MA.The unique MA combines input and tuition from leading games industry experts with the School's filmmaking expertise in disciplines including screenwriting, animation, sound design and composition, to pioneer unique and innovative games.

Why In The World People Love Carmen Sandiego

Why In The World People Love Carmen Sandiego Yesterday, Netflix officially announced a Carmen Sandiego animated series.The goal was to learn a variety of geographic facts and use them to hunt down Carmen and her crew as they ran around the globe.

IGDA launches 5,000 gaming and disability scholarship

IGDA launches 5,000 gaming and disability scholarship The International Game Developers Association has teamed up with Microsoft to help developers with disabilities to go to university.The initiative is a �5,000 scholarship that will be awarded to one student who is enrolled at an accredited US or Canadian university for the next academic year.