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A (brilliant parody) letter from your child’s school

In the last few weeks, school administrators have sent letters to parents and guardians announcing their plans for starting school in the middle of a pandemic. In McSweeney's, Kara Baskin penned a perfect parody of those letters. As a very wise person once said, "it's funny 'cause it's true." Teachers, you have my sympathy and ...

Labster lands new cash to bring its virtual reality science lab software to Asia

You could Zoom call into your science class, or you could conduct a lab experiment in virtual reality. During the coronavirus pandemic, the latter has never felt more full of potential. The global need for learning solutions beyond Zoom is precisely why Labster, a Copenhagen-based startup that helps individuals engage in STEM lab scenarios using ...

“All the Difference”: A Kodak short documentary about America from 1970

"All the Difference" is a 20-minute educational film from Kodak featuring the unique comedy stylings of Mike Nichols and Elaine May, an influential improv duo of the era. Shot in 16mm, it's a tragicomic documentary about America's natural beauty and its environmental deterioration. Oh, how things have changed, right?

From "Enviro-Films," a 1973 survey ...

With a renewed focus on creative skills, online learning company Skillshare raises $66M

Skillshare CEO Matt Cooper said 2020 has been a year of rapid growth — even before the pandemic forced large swaths of the population to stay home and turn to online learning for entertainment and enrich. Cooper (who became CEO in 2017) told me that the company decided last year to “focus on our strength,” ...

Five organizations working to solve the gender gap in education — and how to help them

08.08.2020 · Posted in Education Articles, Technology Articles

In our Back to School series, we tackle the big issues students face, from police in schools to representation. Because returning to the classroom is about more than buying school supplies. You might not spend much time thinking about the gender gap... ...

Can learning pods scale, or are they widening edtech’s digital divide?

Lucia, a six-year old, hides from Zoom calls and has rejected every edtech tool from Seesaw to Khan Academy. She will spend all of first grade in quarantine. Her mother, Claire Díaz-Ortiz, says her daughter fits squarely into the “distance learning death zone.” The idea is that younger children are too young to do distance ...

India’s Byju’s acquires WhiteHat Jr. for $300 million

Byju’s has acquired edtech startup WhiteHat Jr. for $300 million as the Indian online learning giant looks to expand its dominant reach in the country. The all-cash deal makes 18-month-old Mumbai-headquartered WhiteHat Jr., which offers online coding classes to school-going students in India and the U.S., the fastest exit story at this size in the ...

IELTS COVID 19 Writing Tasks

08.05.2020 · Posted in Education Articles

Working From Home Essays Listed down are a couple of the IELTS Writing tasks that are identified with Covid19 and work from home. You should write at any rate of 250 words for the given tasks. The article will be reviewed dependent on language structure, vocabulary, punctuation, relevance to the point, and the method of ...

EVERY ENGINEERING STUDENT SHOULD BE CAREFUL TO TAKE NOTE OF THESE THINGS

08.05.2020 · Posted in Career Articles, Education Articles

Engineering is not an easy thing to take note of. Every second student thinks of taking inspiration from the engineering stream and wants to do things that they are doing. No doubt, many people are already in the realm of getting inspired by the engineers, they witness, moving around. Making sure, things are moving on ...

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