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Should computers pick your child's curriculum?

We've been seeing a lot of sci-fi ideas become a reality over the past few years, but this one might take the cake. Computers...
Happening Now February 27, 2015

This amazing dinosaur toy has a thinking, learning robot brain!

As much as we love our smartphones, iPads and tablets, we still don't know a whole lot about how they affect our kids. You...
Happening Now February 19, 2015

The D.C. Public Library can teach you how to avoid NSA spying

Do you want a hands-on lesson on staying clear of NSA snooping? If you live in the Washington, D.C., area, you're in for a...
Happening Now January 16, 2015

Math, English, History, Computer Science: the new required subjects

More and more schools are making it easier for kids to take computer science courses.
Happening Now December 12, 2014

Tutor arrested in grade-hacking scheme

If you were having a hard time getting to your students, you'd break into the school's computer network to change their grades, right? I...
Happening Now October 7, 2014

How to get free unlimited storage from Google

Are you running out of hard drive space? All your photos, movies, music, documents and programs have your disks bursting at the seams? It...
Happening Now October 1, 2014

FAFSA apologizes after outrage over an insensitive tweet

Think before you tweet. FAFSA angers Twitter community with offensive post.
Happening Now June 26, 2014

Apple now offers educational discounts on the iPad

Good news for students! Apple decided to add the iPad Air, iPad, iPad Mini and iPad Mini with Retina display to its Discount Education store....
Happening Now May 28, 2014

One-fifth of teachers are victims of cyberbullying

Online bullying is a big problem these days. The good news that that some parents are taking action, some in the form of public...
Happening Now April 23, 2014

iPads are wrecking kids' motor skills

There's conflicting reports all over the Internet. Do tablets make kids smarter? Or do they do the complete opposite? Members of the Association of Teachers...
Happening Now April 17, 2014