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Women and maths…

17 May

what’s not adding up?

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STEAM not STEM

10 May

Why scientists need arts training

I believe we need our educational system to engage students with issues of ethics and responsibility in science and technology. We should treat required arts and humanities courses not as some vague attempt to “broaden minds” but rather as a necessary discussion of morals, values, ethics and responsibility.

STEAM inserts arts into the acronym for STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). I chose to frame the arts more widely to include the humanities, and asked the attendees: How do we identify the challenges we wish to work on?

The Hard Part of Computer Science?

25 Jan

Getting Into Class

The Digital Gap Between Rich and Poor Kids …

1 Nov

Is Not What We Expected

America’s public schools are still promoting devices with screens — even offering digital-only preschools. The rich are banning screens from class altogether.

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WELL-BEING: Kids & Devices…

31 Oct

Happy Halloween…
Silicon Valley Execs Are Banning Their Kids From Using the Devices They Created

Math … Girls

13 Aug

Make Your Daughter Practice Math. She’ll Thank You Later.
The way we teach math in America hurts all students, but it may be hurting girls the most.

Tech Education…

7 Feb

Tech Companies Are Buying Their Own Education Research. That’s a Problem