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Students of Many Forms

Students of Many Forms The NFTS has been running a games course for around five years now, and the focus has always been on interdisciplinary education.We sit and watch a showreel of the students' work together in the onsite cinema, but he leaves without seeing the work of the games students.

5+ A Day gets interactive with new educators resource

5+ A Day gets interactive with new educators resource A new website from 5+ A Day has been launched in a move to help educators teach children about healthy eating.The new interactive education website provides free teaching resources, making them more accessible to educators.

How to build a National Videogame Foundation

How to build a National Videogame Foundation Last Summer, some people who care about videogames started the National Videogame Foundation.I work on the National Videogame Foundation.

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality

Gareth Morgan’s political party takes aim at school testing, early childhood and teacher quality In it’s recently released education policy, TOP says that while New Zealand has previously performed well in international education surveys, its performance is slipping.We are currently following other countries down the line of greater assessment, and competition based on those results, when there is no evidence that will work,” the party says.

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump'

Students fight back after diversity posters banned from school for being 'anti-Trump' However, administrators at Westminster High School in Carroll County, Maryland have reportedly banned teachers from displaying the posters on campus, saying they're "anti-Trump" and just too political.Students at the school, though, have found an ingenious way to get their point across.

How you can help protect trans kids right now

How you can help protect trans kids right now The move has received massive backlash, spurring the hashtag #ProtectTransKids in an effort to show solidarity with trans youth.But how exactly can advocates protect trans kids, especially now?

India takes a mature stand on same-sex love and Twitter hails it

India takes a mature stand on same-sex love and Twitter hails it Being rude and insensitive is not a sign of masculinity," reads the instruction manual of a health kit issued by the Indian government.For India, a country where sexual activity between members of the same gender is illegal, it is a huge deal when the government makes these statements.

Google dominates K-12 education in the U.S. as Apple falls to third place

Google dominates K-12 education in the U.S. as Apple falls to third place Most recently, the iPad had a staggering share in education, as much as 94 percent of all tablets sold in education by some accounts.Between Microsoft’s efforts to target the educational market, and Google’s Chromebook initiative offering the lowest cost of entry, Apple has dropped to third place in the market, according to Futuresource Consulting.

Girls in India will receive solar lamps this International Women's Day for an important reason

Girls in India will receive solar lamps this International Women's Day for an important reason This International Women’s Day, a South Korean conglomerate is planning bring light to thousands of kids in India.On top of that, fewer girls than boys are enrolled in schools.

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.