Mar 30, 2017

This is how to design an app that motivates students to participate

Building a product that students and teachers find engaging means going out and listening to the needs, and sometimes letting the children take the lead

Mar 23, 2017

HBCU Howard University opens Google campus to land more black engineers in Silicon Valley jobs

This might be the most substantial logistical move yet by amajor technology company to sustainably tackle the problem of diversity in Silicon Valley

Jan 26, 2017

Google, Sequoia lead $15 million investment into promising Indian edtech startup Cuemath

They hope to more than double their number of learning centers to 5,000 across the country by 2018

Jan 18, 2017
Japan celebrates a surprise win over South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup (Photo by Charlie Crowhurst/Getty Images Irael)

5 of the best apps to help English speakers translate and learn Japanese on Android

Dec 22, 2016
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 01: U.S. President Barack Obama attends the 94th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on the Ellipse in President's Park on December 1, 2016 in Washington, DC. Photo credit: Paul Morigi/Getty Images Israel

White House advises against universal basic income to address automation killing jobs

Aug 28, 2016
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New Israeli website helps you get scholarships easily

More than 850 different scholarships are available to students in Israel. Milgapo is a new website that will find all the relevant scholarships for you

Aug 27, 2016
Hideki Ota (L) and Yoshu Urano of School With. Photo credit: PR

Ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, these entrepreneurs want more youngsters to study in Japan

While School With has focused on sending Japanese students abroad, the company’s new service, NihonGo, aims to bring students to Japan

Aug 25, 2016
Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat (The Lumière Brothers, 1895). Photo credit: YouTube

Virtual reality and education: Five lessons from the Lumière Brothers

For those involved in the early development of virtual reality, the story of the cinema’s first steps provides a number of important takeaways