CubeSats started as a tool for education. Profs Jordi Puig-Suari of California Polytechnic State University and Bob Twiggs of Stanford University wanted students to gain hands-on experience in designing, making…
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A new scholarship program will help prepare young leaders to fight poverty and improve quality of life around the world, UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank announced this week. The King-Morgridge Scholars…
Kathmandu- SciTrek is a project run in collaboration with Australia that delivers engaging, hands-on science and innovation workshops to students and teachers in the most remote and disadvantaged schools throughout Nepal.
As researchers and engineers now work to get the system online and calibrated, schoolteachers from around the country are already taking their experiences from the launch back to the classroom through a multi-year program spearheaded by Margaret Mooney, director of education and public outreach at the UW–Madison Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS). That program culminated in a two-day workshop at the Nov. 19 launch.
For the past four years, researchers at MIT, Tufts University, and Georgia State University have been conducting a study to determine whether tablet computers loaded with literacy applications could improve the reading preparedness of young children living in economically disadvantaged communities.
Science Talk: Theoretically speaking, there is no differences between developing and the well developed
countries because all countries need to treat well themselves from the level they are today.
MIT President L. Rafael Reif announced a significant expansion of the Institute’s programs in learning research and online and digital education — from pre-kindergarten through residential higher education and lifelong learning.