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Technology Killed Neighbors, Kindness

The Daily Collegian | Posted 06.03.2012 | College
The Daily Collegian

Technology is at our fingertips every moment of the day, and we're losing sight of our old ways. We can connect more with someone who is halfway across the world than someone who goes to the same school.

Liberal Arts in the Digital Age: Teaching Technology as a Language

Sara Rasmussen | Posted 05.29.2012 | College
Sara Rasmussen

From iPads to audio recorders, Smart Classrooms to online courses, new tools find their way into students' and educators' hands every day. But many teachers seem hesitant to embrace all this rapidly emerging technology.

Educational Innovation Rises Down Under

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 05.20.2012 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

The culture of learning we have in the U.S., and have now introduced in Australia, focuses not only on knowledge attainment, but also on the development of work ethic, teamwork, presentation skills and literacy skills.

Against the Machine

The Columbia Daily Spectator | Posted 05.14.2012 | College
The Columbia Daily Spectator

I'm not so sure that the ability to look up a concept or name on the fly in class makes us better learners -- on the contrary, I think it makes us reliant on an external body of memory.

Succeeding in STEM: Lessons From Black Colleges

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 05.05.2012 | College
Marybeth Gasman

The good news is that African Americans are earning more college degrees. However in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields, we aren't seeing as much growth.

A Turning Point

Tom Vander Ark | Posted 04.22.2012 | Education
Tom Vander Ark

Your history teacher probably told you the printing press was a turning point in human history. Just watch what the shift to digital learning will do.

NYE Party Busted.. Teen Car Thieves.. Ron Paul Rally

| Posted 01.07.2012 | Home

Every week, HuffPost High School rounds up the best local news stories about high school students from across the country through our friends at Patch...

High School Seniors Talk Turkey about Deeper Learning

Lydia Dobyns | Posted 01.27.2012 | Education
Lydia Dobyns

Deeper Learning delivers the skills and knowledge students will need to succeed in a world that is changing at an unprecedented pace. Earlier this mo...

Tell Us: How Has Steve Jobs Inspired You In Education?

Posted 12.06.2011 | Education

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Technology Education and Literacy in Schools Program (TEALS) Grows by Leaps and Bounds

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 12.03.2011 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

Kevin Wang, a software engineer who started out his career as a high school teacher, is showing technology industry employees who are passionate about education that they need not choose between the classroom and the industry.

The Real "S and T" Crisis

Dr. Michael J. Feuer | Posted 10.09.2011 | Education
Dr. Michael J. Feuer

If we have an "S & T" crisis, then, it is less about science and technology than about the substance and tone of our political discourse.

LeBron James: Gearing Up For Third Grade

Posted 09.05.2011 | Education

LeBron James is gearing up for third grade. James' annual bike ride through hometown Akron, Ohio -- formerly "King for Kids" -- will be called "Whe...

Girls as Inventors

Tara Chklovski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Tara Chklovski

We are getting ready to conduct six Technovation Challenge programs in the San Francisco Bay Area, Los Angeles and New York City this coming spring, reaching out to more than 300 high school girls.

Let's Bring Aging Americans Into the Information Age

Marcia Kerz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Marcia Kerz

As young Americans have become the most tech-savvy generation in history, the generations preceding them have not kept pace -- to the detriment of their economic and even physical well-being.

Opportunities and Possibilities...

Cheryl Arnett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Cheryl Arnett

My journey to Cape Town, South Africa, to attend the Microsoft Worldwide Innovative Education Forum as an innovative teacher representing the United States gave me plenty of time for reflection.

Microsoft Launches 'Shout' Partnership To Support Tech-Based Environmental Learning

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

At the Worldwide Innovative Education Forum, a conference of 500 international educators hosted by Microsoft in South Africa, the software company ann...

Kickstarting Science and Math Learning

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Jack Hidary

The Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) recently issued a report which looks at the underlying causes of our current crisis and makes recommendations on how to fix it.

Will Politics Trump Economic Progress?

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
James M. Gentile

The United States is in danger of losing its global competitive advantage in science and technology, a prospect that would surely result in economic decline.