Technology In School

Diane Ravitch: 3 Dubious Uses of Technology in Schools – Scientific …
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Technology is transforming American education, for good and for ill. The good comes from the ingenious ways that teachers encourage their students to engage in science projects, learn about history by seeing the events for …

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Mars Sample Return: A Different Approach (1988)
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The Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)-led joint JPL/Johnson Space Center (JSC) Mars Rover Sample Return (MRSR) study team completed its pre-Phase A study in September 1988. The team’s approach to bringing Mars samples to Earth raised eyebrows, for it was large …     

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Dubai Could Make Drone Deliveries Before Amazon Does
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Jeff Bezos says Amazon hopes to send delivery drones into the skies in four or five years. One city looks like it will get there a lot sooner.     

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How Fast Can a Skater Turn in the Speed Skating Short Track?
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In the short track speed skating event, skaters lean heavily during turns. What’s the maximum speed you could skate through one of these turns?     

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10,000 km road trip proves Galileo satnav works, says ESA
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Even with only four birds flying, Europe’s GPS alternative won’t let you get lost Europe’s alternative to the USA’s global positioning system (GPS) may only have four satellites in orbit, but European Space Agency (ESA) officials are confident that constellation delivers a valid service.…

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Rovio Teases New Angry Birds Game Stella
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Rovio has been posting teasers over the past few hours showing us what appears to be the introduction of a new character Stella to the Angry Birds Franchise. But wait! Doesn’t Stella already appear in the Angry Birds GO? Well, there appears to be a new twist to the ever angry franchise wherein a post […]

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Open source OS Tizen gains 15 more allies; Sprint rejoins the list
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In the world of mobile platforms, Tizen’s but a new entry that’s been through some tough times since its inception. The circle of 36 companies (aptly called the Tizen Association) backing up the open source OS is putting up a good fight, though — it…

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Ascension among leading technology-ready Louisiana school systems
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The Louisiana Department of Education today released its fourth semi-annual Louisiana Technology Footprint, indicating the number of technology-ready Louisiana school systems has increased nearly 25 percent since the …

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Trials of ‘Iron Man’ military exoskeleton due in June
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Jarvis? Think of a better name than ‘Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit’, please The Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit (TALOS) project to create an Iron-Man-like exoskeleton has advanced to the point at which trials of a prototype are now expected in June.…

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