This Kit Uses a Motion-Sensing Wand to Teach Kids Code - No Hogwarts Required

Kano’s first product was a computer that kids could build as easily as a Lego set, helping to demystify the technologies we obsess over. The company’s next product is a buildable, motion-sensing wand that swaps spells for simple programming making it easy for kids to conjure up magical interactions with a flick of the…

Google's School Bus Wi-Fi Rollout Means Kids Can Cram Before and After Class

If you’re a kid in one of 16 selected US school districts, get ready to browse the web from the comfort of your seatbelt-eschewing school bus. Google’s latest educational endeavor is an expansion of its Rolling Study Halls initiative, which provides students in rural areas access to Chromebooks and Wi-Fi-equipped…

New Mexico Is About to Set a Horrible Precedent for Teaching Science [Update: Unexpected Turnaround]

On Monday, New Mexicans are gathering for a rally and public hearing about the future of the state’s educational science standards. The latest conflict over how to teach critical topics like climate change and evolution, it is part of a nationwide political and ideological saga as states slowly adopt Next Generation…