education

Harvard University Secretly Tracked Attendance Using Cameras

The prestigious Harvard University has revealed it conducted an experiment using cameras to track attendance. The experiment which used security cameras and custom software to ...

November 10, 2014 at 3:57 pm by

Chromebooks to Hit Sales of 5.2 Million by End of 2014

Chromebooks are getting big, their popularity is increasing, especially within the educational areas, their cost is attracting schools everywhere to replace the expensive IT ...

August 11, 2014 at 11:57 pm by

Kickstarter Campaign ‘Reading Rainbow’ Most Successful Campaign To Date

Back in the 80’s, Reading Rainbow was one of the best known educational programs going, teaching kids of all ages how to read and when it came off air in 2006, many ...

June 30, 2014 at 10:52 pm by

Denmark Created 1:1 Scale In Minecraft

The team at Geodata agency have recreated the whole of Denmark in 1:1 scale in the world of Minecraft. Simon Kokkendoft and Thorbjørn Nielsen used data taken from their ...

April 25, 2014 at 10:00 am by

Neswaiu Mummy Goes Digital At Stockholm Museum

Stockholms Medelhavsmuseet museum has taken its display and research of the Egyptian mummys to the next level, and their latest exhibit sees the mummy of Neswaiu, son of ...

February 23, 2014 at 9:24 am by

Apple And Other Companies To Donate Free Hardware And Services To Schools

With the US Government launching its ConnectED initiative, which will help get US classrooms into the internet era, several major companies have joined The White House to give ...

February 5, 2014 at 10:54 am by

Kerbal Space Program Mod “KerbalEdu” Takes The Game Into The World Of Education

Teachers and students can now work together to learn rocket science and the joys of space travel with the official launch of KerbalEdu, an educational modification of the ...

January 25, 2014 at 3:00 am by

27-inch All-in-One Touch Workstation Announced By HP

Touch Workstation HP today unveiled the second generation of the world’s first and only all-in-one workstation with a 27-inch diagonal display, the HP Z1, now available ...

January 6, 2014 at 10:41 pm by

Dell Chromebook 11 To Arrive In January 2014 For Less Than $300

Dell announced its education-focused notebook called Chromebook 11 at Dell World 2013, having it be the first Dell device with Chrome OS. The new Dell Chromebook 11 is an ...

December 11, 2013 at 8:13 pm by

National Geographic To Bring Custom Cartography With The Help Of Google Maps

National Geographic introduced a way to share over 500 of its historical map overlays with the help of Google’s Map Engine. Users can now make use of these maps via ...

December 6, 2013 at 8:41 pm by

Wargaming.net & War Child UK Launching “Real War Is Not A Game” Campaign

Wargaming.net and War Child UK share the belief that Real War Is Not A Game. To raise awareness of the real, unacceptable issues that children face in conflicts around the ...

December 6, 2013 at 8:32 am by

Google Opens “Google Play for Education” Store

Google Play for Education has officially launched. It’s an extension of Google Play that’s designed for schools, simplifying discovery of educational apps and enabling ...

November 14, 2013 at 2:08 am by

MakerBot Launches Campaign To Get 3D Printers Into American Schools

President Obama made a plea to “ensure that the Next Industrial Revolution in manufacturing will happen in America” and with the launch of the new MarkerBot ...

November 13, 2013 at 9:56 am by

Games With Purpose Non Profit Site Launched

Education and gaming experts are teaming up to highlight the integrity and the potential of games that do more than just entertain in a new website pulling together examples ...

June 23, 2013 at 2:24 pm by

Microsoft Giving 10,000 Surface RT Tablets To Education Sector For Free

Microsoft’s Surface RT sales may have been slightly sluggish in the consumer market but they are still great products. In an attempt to do some good for society, or ...

June 15, 2013 at 2:54 pm by