We can't even import enough programmers to meet the demand, and the shortage is only going to get worse, no thanks to our out-of-touch educational priorities in this country.
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WikiLeaks' impact on foreign policy is considerable, even as we struggle to fully understand the magnitude of their latest disclosures. However, for our students, the questions of ethics and digital citizenship will need to be addressed right now.
A chance to say goodbye and highlight a few last stories/products/companies worth a closer look.
You've heard about InBloom. Now the Ed-Fi Alliance is bringing even more big data sensibility to states and districts.
Dell's new laptop for schools is slick. But what's much more interesting is how it envisions it being used to support the latest generation of student assessments.
Before politicians take the next 4 years to debate gun control legislation of dubious merit, there are things that schools, districts, and communities can begin doing right now to keep our kids safer at school.
Canada's Globe and Mail is reporting on one university that is experiencing a serious backlash for rolling out Google Apps. LakeHead University used Google's free online email and collaboration tools to replace an aging infrastructure, and has successfully saved the school hundreds of thousands of dollars.
A growing number of kids in our school have iPhones, or at least iPod touch models. They're everywhere at WPI, where I'm finishing up my masters.
Despite the recent explosion in ed tech applications and services, adoption and use of data remains a significant challenge. InBloom's new platform just may change that.
I heard a piece on The World tonight on my way home from class highlighting electronic voting efforts. In contrast to the United States, where many states are abandoning efforts at e-voting and additional federal funding is being devoted to paper balloting, countries like Brazil have moved almost exclusively to electronic means of casting votes.