News tagged with educational tool

Geeking out in the golden years

Philip Guo caught the coding bug in high school, at a fairly typical age for a Millennial. Less typical is that the UC San Diego cognitive scientist is now eager to share his passion for programming with a different demographic. ...

dateApr 19, 2017 in Other
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Learning in fewer than 140 characters on Twitter

Twitter can be an engaging communication tool for building a learning community according to research just published in the International Journal of Social Media and Interactive Learning Environments. Scott Warren of the ...

dateJun 08, 2016 in Internet
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Obama, inventors check out electric giraffe (Update)

If President Barack Obama is mingling with inventors, sooner or later there has to be a robot. On Wednesday, it was Russell, the 17-foot (5-meter) electric giraffe towering in the South Lawn of the White House, a symbol of ...

dateJun 18, 2014 in Other
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Easy way to keep track of favourite wines

University of Adelaide wine staff and students have developed a free iPad app that will help consumers learn more about the wines they are drinking and keep track of their favourites.

dateSep 17, 2013 in Software
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Tynker brings programming lessons into the home

(Phys.org) —Tynker announced last week that its educational system for teaching programming to students in elementary and middle schools will take on a new offering, and it is now for home use too. The Tynker for Home system ...

dateAug 12, 2013 in Other report
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