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Date / TimeStory
Thursday July 02, 2015 @11:39AM Watching People Code Is Becoming an (Even Bigger) Thing
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @02:26PM Microsoft To Launch Minecraft Education Portal For Teachers
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @12:38PM Pew Survey Documents Gaps Between Public and Scientists
Wednesday July 01, 2015 @10:39AM Struggling University of Phoenix Lays Off 900
Monday June 29, 2015 @09:06PM How Computer Science Education Got Practical (Again)
Sunday June 28, 2015 @07:07PM AP CS Test Takers and Pass Rates Up, Half of Kids Don't Get Sparse Arrays At All
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Sunday June 21, 2015 @10:57PM Ask Slashdot: Best Setups For Navigating a Programming-Focused MOOC?
Thursday June 18, 2015 @12:57PM Video Games Can Improve Terror Attack Preparedness, Even If You Don't Play Them
Monday June 15, 2015 @07:08AM The Danger of Picking a Major Based On Where the Jobs Are
Saturday June 13, 2015 @11:26AM Ask Slashdot: How to Avoid The Worst of a Tech Bubble?
Friday June 12, 2015 @01:39PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 2)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @04:44PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 1)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @01:20PM WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law
Monday June 08, 2015 @03:15PM How American Students Can Get a University Degree For Free In Germany
Friday June 05, 2015 @03:09PM Linux World Domination Creates Shortage of Linux-Skilled Workers (2 Short Videos)
Sunday May 31, 2015 @11:46PM Khan Academy Seeks Patents On Learning Computer Programming, Social Programming
Friday May 29, 2015 @02:32AM Ask Slashdot: What Happens If We Perfect Age Reversing?
Thursday May 28, 2015 @11:09PM Chinese Nationals Accused of Taking SATs For Others
Thursday May 28, 2015 @08:18PM Australia's Prime Minister Doesn't Get Why Kids Should Learn To Code
Wednesday May 27, 2015 @01:16PM A Ph.D Thesis Defense Delayed By Injustice 77 Years
Monday May 25, 2015 @03:01PM Google's Diversity Chief: Mamas Don't Let Their Baby Girls Grow Up To Be Coders
Sunday May 24, 2015 @07:42AM Google and Gates-Backed Khan Academy Introduces "Grit"-Based Classroom Funding
Thursday May 21, 2015 @04:45PM Student Photographer Threatened With Suspension For Sports Photos
Wednesday May 20, 2015 @01:36PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video #2)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @02:11PM Learn About The Technology Education And Literacy in Schools Program (Video)
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:55AM Ask Slashdot: What Tech Skills Do HS Students Need To Know Now?
Monday May 18, 2015 @11:17PM Microsoft To Teachers: Using Pens and Paper Not Fair To Students
Sunday May 17, 2015 @11:47PM Schools That Ban Mobile Phones See Better Academic Results
Sunday May 17, 2015 @08:26AM Gates, Zuckerberg Promising Same Jobs To US Kids and Foreign H-1B Workers?
Thursday May 14, 2015 @04:56PM Academics Call For Greater Transparency About Google's Right To Be Forgotten
Thursday May 14, 2015 @03:35PM Ask Slashdot: Career Advice For an Aging Perl Developer?
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:58AM Microsoft-Backed Think Tank: K-12 CS Education Cure For Sagging US Productivity
Wednesday May 06, 2015 @03:43PM Volunteer Bob Paulin Turns Kids on to Tech with Devoxx4Kids (Video)
Monday May 04, 2015 @10:21PM Led By Zuckerberg, Billionaires Give $100M To Fund Private Elementary Schools
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @11:01AM My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold
Thursday April 30, 2015 @06:16PM Obama Announces e-Book Scheme For Low-Income Communities
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:16AM White House Outsources K-12 CS Education To Infosys Charity
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:50AM Australia To Grade Written Essays In National Exam With Cognitive Computing
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @12:08PM University Overrules Professor Who Failed Entire Management Class
Monday April 27, 2015 @04:10PM Imagination To Release Open MIPS Design To Academia
Sunday April 26, 2015 @05:41PM The Future Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:13PM Virtual Reality Games Can Improve Memory Retention of Safety Instructions
Sunday April 19, 2015 @10:04PM How Publishing Upstart Mendeley Weathered Revolt and Became Part of the Paywall
Thursday April 16, 2015 @08:39AM Can Online Reporting System Help Prevent Sexual Assaults On Campus?
Wednesday April 15, 2015 @12:52PM MIT Celebrates 10 Years of SCIgen Bogus CompSci Paper Generator With New Tool
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @01:20PM Cornell Study: For STEM Tenure Track, Women Twice As Likely To Be Hired As Men
Sunday April 12, 2015 @09:56PM Report: Chinese Government Plans To Put 3D Printers In All Elementary Schools
Thursday April 09, 2015 @09:26PM German Teenager Gets Job Offer By Trying To Use FOI For His Exam Papers
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:46PM Ask Slashdot: How To Introduce a 7-Year-Old To Programming?
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:08PM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Sunday April 05, 2015 @06:15PM Prosecutors Get an 'A' On Convictions of Atlanta Ed-Reform-Gone-Bad Test Cheats
Sunday April 05, 2015 @03:50PM Slashdot Asks: What Will You (Or Your Kids) Learn This Summer?
Saturday April 04, 2015 @02:37PM Stanford Turns To Pair Programming: 1 CS Education For the Price of 2?
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:39PM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Monday March 23, 2015 @11:34AM Obama To Announce $240M In New Pledges For STEM Education
Sunday March 22, 2015 @04:59PM Finland's Education System Supersedes "Subjects" With "Topics"
Saturday March 21, 2015 @11:21PM Hundreds Expelled, Many Arrested, For Cheating In India's School Exams
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
Wednesday March 18, 2015 @08:32AM Ask Slashdot: Choosing a Laptop To Support Physics Research?
Tuesday March 17, 2015 @12:35PM Global Learning XPRIZE Senior Director Matt Keller Answers Your Questions
Monday March 16, 2015 @08:31AM Zuckerberg and Gates-Backed Startup Seeks To Shake Up African Education
Thursday March 12, 2015 @08:31AM BBC Returns To Making Computers For Schools
Monday March 09, 2015 @03:42PM YouTube Video of Racist Chant Results In Fraternity Closure
Monday March 09, 2015 @12:10AM Yik Yak Raises Controversy On College Campuses
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:18PM Ask Slashdot: Best Strategies For Teaching Kids CS Skills With Basic?
Saturday March 07, 2015 @01:41PM Go R, Young Man
Friday March 06, 2015 @08:03PM Inside Minerva, a Silicon Valley Bid To Start an Elite College Online
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Friday February 27, 2015 @08:59PM Microsoft, Amazon, Google, Facebook Press WA For $40M For New UW CS Building
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @07:13PM Argonne National Laboratory Shuts Down Online Ask a Scientist Program
Wednesday February 25, 2015 @12:37PM Interviews: Ask Senior Director Matt Keller About the Global Learning XPRIZE
Tuesday February 24, 2015 @01:19PM Using Microfinance to Develop Coding Talent (Video)
Sunday February 22, 2015 @09:17PM Bill Nye Disses "Regular" Software Writers' Science Knowledge
Saturday February 21, 2015 @05:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Thursday February 19, 2015 @10:10AM Carnegie-Mellon Sends Hundreds of Acceptance Letters By Mistake
Wednesday February 18, 2015 @01:52PM Government, Military and Private Sector Fighting Over Next-Gen Cyber-Warriors
Sunday February 15, 2015 @05:57PM Bill Gates On Educating the World
Sunday February 15, 2015 @04:02PM Ask Slashdot: Are General Engineering Skills Undervalued In Web Development?
Friday February 13, 2015 @08:38AM What Intel's $300 Million Diversity Pledge Really Means
Thursday February 12, 2015 @01:45PM Autism: Are Social Skills Groups and Social Communication Therapy Worthwhile?
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:57AM WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and Code.org's Call For Girls-First CS Education
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Sunday February 08, 2015 @06:04PM AP Test's Recursion Examples: An Exercise In Awkwardness
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:47AM Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission
Monday February 02, 2015 @12:21PM WA Bill Takes Aim at Boys' Dominance In Computer Classes
Monday February 02, 2015 @11:10AM What Happens When the "Sharing Economy" Meets Higher Education
Monday February 02, 2015 @09:24AM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Wednesday January 28, 2015 @01:43PM Nobel Laureate and Laser Inventor Charles Townes Passes
Sunday January 25, 2015 @10:22AM Brought To You By the Letter R: Microsoft Acquiring Revolution Analytics
Thursday January 22, 2015 @06:04PM Senator Who Calls STEM Shortage a Hoax Appointed To Head Immigration
Wednesday January 21, 2015 @01:49PM Illinois Students Suspected of Cyberbullying Must Provide Social Media Passwords
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:34AM Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:31AM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Thursday January 15, 2015 @03:07PM Your High School Wants You To Install Snapchat
Thursday January 15, 2015 @10:15AM Museum's Adults-Only Nights Show That Alcohol and Science Are a Good Mix
Wednesday January 14, 2015 @10:14PM Washington DC's Public Library Will Teach People How To Avoid the NSA
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @01:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:08PM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Sunday January 11, 2015 @11:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Sunday January 11, 2015 @09:37PM Education Debate: Which Is More Important - Grit, Or Intelligence?
Thursday January 08, 2015 @10:15PM Obama Proposes 2 Years of Free Community College
Tuesday January 06, 2015 @02:59PM DuinoKit Helps Teach Students About Electronics (Video)
Sunday January 04, 2015 @06:38PM Better Learning Through Expensive Software? One Principal Thinks Not
Sunday December 28, 2014 @05:51PM School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees
Saturday December 27, 2014 @06:09PM White House Touts Obama's 1-Liner as 2014 Tech Highlight
Saturday December 27, 2014 @12:20PM An Open Source Flat Pack Robot Arm That's As Easy To Build As Ikea Furniture
Friday December 26, 2014 @10:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Monday December 22, 2014 @09:38AM Putting Time Out In Time Out: The Science of Discipline
Sunday December 21, 2014 @07:10PM Librarians: The Google Before Google
Friday December 19, 2014 @08:36PM Calculus Textbook Author James Stewart Has Died
Friday December 19, 2014 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?
Thursday December 18, 2014 @01:53AM Startup Helps You Build Your Very Own Picosatellite On a Budget
Tuesday December 16, 2014 @12:54PM Touring a Carnival Cruise Simulator: 210 Degrees of GeForce-Powered Projection
Monday December 15, 2014 @12:18PM Raspberry Pi In Space
Sunday December 14, 2014 @10:41AM Google Suggests Separating Students With 'Some CS Knowledge' From Novices
Thursday December 11, 2014 @02:13PM MIT Removes Online Physics Lectures and Courses By Walter Lewin
Wednesday December 03, 2014 @09:49PM Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @10:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Monday December 01, 2014 @09:45AM Interviews: Adora Svitak Answers Your Questions
Monday December 01, 2014 @09:15AM Google, National Parks Partner To Let Girls Program White House Xmas Tree Lights
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @02:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @10:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games
Friday November 28, 2014 @08:31PM Gilbert, AZ Censors Biology Books the Old-Fashioned Way
Wednesday November 26, 2014 @08:32PM UK Announces Hybrid Work/Study Undergraduate Program To Fill Digital Gap
Sunday November 23, 2014 @08:49PM Cops 101: NYC High School Teaches How To Behave During Stop-and-Frisk
Sunday November 23, 2014 @05:21PM 2014 Hour of Code: Do Ends Justify Disney Product Placement Means?
Thursday November 20, 2014 @07:25PM Harvard Students Move Fossil Fuel Stock Fight To Court
Thursday November 20, 2014 @01:26PM Interviews: Ask Adora Svitak About Education and Women In STEM and Politics
Thursday November 20, 2014 @11:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Monday November 17, 2014 @03:15PM Coding Bootcamps Presented As "College Alternative"
Monday November 17, 2014 @12:44PM Coding Bootcamps Now Mainstream, Presented as "College Alternative"
Sunday November 16, 2014 @05:55PM Billionaire Donors Lavish Millions On Code.org Crowdfunding Project
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:31PM Ask Slashdot: Programming Education Resources For a Year Offline?
Friday November 14, 2014 @09:14AM Education Chief Should Know About PLATO and the History of Online CS Education
Wednesday November 12, 2014 @08:09PM Microsoft Losing the School Markets To iPads and Chromebooks
Tuesday November 11, 2014 @12:13PM Black IT Pros On (Lack Of) Racial Diversity In Tech
Monday November 10, 2014 @02:09PM Eben Upton Explains the Raspberry Pi Model A+'s Redesign
Monday November 10, 2014 @01:58PM The Students Who Feel They Have the Right To Cheat
Monday November 03, 2014 @01:01PM Interviews: Ask Robert Ballard About Ocean Exploration
Friday October 31, 2014 @07:58PM It's Time To Revive Hypercard
Thursday October 30, 2014 @09:13PM Mark Zuckerberg And John Doerr Donate $1M To Expand The Hour Of Code Campaign
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @08:30PM The Most Highly Cited Scientific Papers of All Time
Wednesday October 29, 2014 @06:08PM Technology Group Promises Scientists Their Own Clouds
Monday October 27, 2014 @11:16AM Creationism Conference at Michigan State University Stirs Unease
Sunday October 26, 2014 @05:41PM Solving the Mystery of Declining Female CS Enrollment
Thursday October 23, 2014 @06:07PM Microsoft Exec Opens Up About Research Lab Closure, Layoffs
Saturday October 18, 2014 @11:02PM Be True To Your CS School: LinkedIn Ranks US Schools For Job-Seeking Programmers
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:04AM Raspberry Pi Sales Approach 4 Million
Sunday October 12, 2014 @11:19AM Despite Push From Tech Giants, AP CS Exam Counts Don't Budge Much In Most States
Friday October 10, 2014 @06:22PM AnandTech's Intro To Semiconductor Tech
Thursday October 09, 2014 @06:46PM Ask Slashdot: Capture the Flag Training
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @09:26AM Is It Time To Throw Out the College Application System?
Monday October 06, 2014 @02:20PM Google Code-In 2014 and Google Summer of Code 2015 Announced
Monday September 29, 2014 @08:31PM School system goes "all in" on open source
Monday September 29, 2014 @08:32AM Blood For Extra Credit Points Offer Raises Eyebrows In Test-Mad China
Sunday September 28, 2014 @07:21PM Kano Ships 18,000 Learn-To-Code Computer Kits
Thursday September 25, 2014 @10:16AM Ask Slashdot: How To Keep Students' Passwords Secure?
Thursday September 25, 2014 @02:23AM The MOOC Revolution That Wasn't
Tuesday September 23, 2014 @11:34AM The Site That Teaches You To Code Well Enough To Get a Job
Monday September 22, 2014 @09:17AM Ask Slashdot: Who Should Pay Costs To Attend Conferences?
Monday September 22, 2014 @09:12AM How Our Botched Understanding of "Science" Ruins Everything
Saturday September 20, 2014 @03:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:19PM Ask Slashdot: Alternate Software For Use On Smartboards?
Friday September 19, 2014 @06:09PM The Minecraft Parent
Tuesday September 16, 2014 @12:50PM Ask Slashdot: Any Place For Liberal Arts Degrees In Tech?
Sunday September 14, 2014 @06:58PM Oculus Rift CEO Says Classrooms of the Future Will Be In VR Goggles
Monday September 08, 2014 @11:36AM Ask Slashdot: Robotics or Electronic Kits For Wounded Veterans?
Monday September 08, 2014 @10:12AM Getting Into College the Old Fashioned Way: With Money
Saturday September 06, 2014 @10:34PM Protesters Blockade Microsoft's Seattle Headquarters Over Tax Breaks
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Thursday September 04, 2014 @03:35PM Privacy Vulnerabilities In Coursera, Including Exposed Student Email Addresses
Thursday September 04, 2014 @07:44AM How the Outdated TI-84 Plus Still Holds a Monopoly On Classrooms
Wednesday September 03, 2014 @01:35PM Does Learning To Code Outweigh a Degree In Computer Science?
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @11:22AM Code.org Discloses Top Donors
Tuesday September 02, 2014 @10:44AM In Maryland, a Soviet-Style Punishment For a Novelist
Sunday August 31, 2014 @08:34AM Feynman Lectures Released Free Online
Thursday August 28, 2014 @03:37PM Canada Tops List of Most Science-Literate Countries
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @11:11AM Limiting the Teaching of the Scientific Process In Ohio
Wednesday August 27, 2014 @08:19AM Statistics Losing Ground To CS, Losing Image Among Students
Tuesday August 26, 2014 @04:59PM Free Law Casebook Project Starts With IP Coursebook
Sunday August 24, 2014 @01:12PM ACM Blames the PC For Driving Women Away From Computer Science
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @09:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Wednesday August 20, 2014 @11:27PM Professor Steve Ballmer Will Teach At Two Universities This Year
Wednesday August 13, 2014 @06:21PM Student Bookstores Beware, Amazon Comes To Purdue Campus
Monday August 11, 2014 @07:51AM About Half of Kids' Learning Ability Is In Their DNA
Sunday August 10, 2014 @01:39AM Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @01:39PM Ask Slashdot: "Real" Computer Scientists vs. Modern Curriculum?
Wednesday August 06, 2014 @12:04PM Minecraft as the Ultimate Coding Education System?
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:54PM MIT Considers Whether Courses Are Outdated
Sunday August 03, 2014 @03:40PM UK Spy Agency Certifies Master's Degrees In Cyber Security
Wednesday July 30, 2014 @08:28PM "ExamSoft" Bar Exam Software Fails Law Grads
Tuesday July 29, 2014 @12:56PM Reglue: Opening Up the World to Deserving Kids with Linux Computers

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