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The Global Search for Education: From Local to Global

C. M. Rubin | Posted 07.20.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"For this back-to-school season, we are focusing on making communication, collaboration, resource sharing and discovery even simpler and more relevan...

Focusing on Our Children's Emotional Intelligence

Shari Medini | Posted 06.09.2016 | Parents
Shari Medini

Self-awareness, empathy, and problem solving are skills that our children will need at every single stage of their lives, but there is are two simple reasons that these skills are often overlooked.

Did Fire Spark Storytelling?

Michelle Scalise Sugiyama | Posted 06.24.2015 | Science
Michelle Scalise Sugiyama

How many of us have wondered, to paraphrase Ursula Le Guin, why we huddle about the campfire? A recent study poses an answer to this question by looking at what hunter-gatherers talk about as they sit around the fire at night.

What Youth Want -- Experiential Learning, Social Learning

Janet Longmore | Posted 03.26.2014 | Impact
Janet Longmore

The formal education system is not meeting current workforce demands and this leads to a critical skills mismatch between the young job-seeker and the modern employer.

The Importance of Learning a Social Curriculum

Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis | Posted 02.16.2014 | Education
Kaitlin Roig-DeBellis

It is crucial for our students to learn a social curriculum; however, how to teach one is something we as teachers need to figure out. Social curricul...

GlassLab and Beyond: Who's the Designer and Who's the Learner of the Next-Gen Game-Based Ed-Tech

Dr. Idit Harel | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology
Dr. Idit Harel

t the root of all "game-based learning" is the unique opportunity to engage students in learning where they want to be: inside video games.

How Cloud Computing Could Be the Future of Education

Naibo Yu | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business
Naibo Yu

Access to user analysis and data means that such a system can constantly develop and ensure that the designs of its products is working, both for users and the education system.

2011 Was an Inflection Point for Digital Learning

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 02.20.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Despite the challenges, 2011 was a real turning point for innovations in learning.

Changing Marketplace, Changing Workforce

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.05.2011 | Technology
Beverly Macy

I tuned in to the Teens in Tech Ustream, being broadcast from PARC in Palo Alto today, and was riveted by the opening comments from Andrew Hsu, founde...

Cracking Under Preschool Pressure

Samantha Kurtzman-Counter | Posted 08.02.2011 | Los Angeles
Samantha Kurtzman-Counter

Abundant studies show that social and emotional skills are the most important barometer for kindergarten readiness. So why do parents feel driven to push their kids into academic learning so early?