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Computer Literacy

When GEDs Mean Failure for Prisoners

Christopher Zoukis | Posted 11.05.2015 | Crime
Christopher Zoukis

Last year when changes to the GED programs were first announced, analysts predicted it would have a serious impact on the ability of prisoners to acquire their certificates. A year later, those predictions have proven accurate.

Tomorrow's Tech Stars Sound Off On Why Silicon Valley Should Embrace Diversity

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 07.17.2015 | Technology

Teens from Oakland, California, are speaking out to change the serious dearth of African-American and Latino workers at major tech companies...

Hope from a Tanzanian Secondary School

Sam Reiss | Posted 10.12.2013 | Impact
Sam Reiss

A great teacher can be transcendent. But if forced to transcend a shattered and wholly dysfunctional system, a catastrophic dearth of funds and resources, and a culture that often fails to see the value of education, connecting with students can be, well, a little difficult.

Do Your Colleagues Think You Are 'Tech Dumb'?

Kiki Prottsman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Technology
Kiki Prottsman

You may not even know that your coworkers perceive you as a digital idiot, because common courtesy prevents them from calling you out on your naiveté. If you're interested in protecting your reputation as an innovator, keep reading.

Teens Who Spend More Time Online Are More Digitally Literate

The Huffington Post | Emmeline Zhao | Posted 08.29.2011 | Education

Don't disconnect your kids: teenagers who spend time on the web are more digitally literate during a time when technological proficiency is increasing...

Why Johnny Can't Program

Douglas Rushkoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Douglas Rushkoff

Ask any kid what Facebook is for and he'll tell you it's there to help him make friends. What else could he think? It's how he *does* make friends. He...