Bezos Family Foundation's Early Childhood Program Comes to Amazon's Alexa

Vroom, a program that translates research on children's brain development into tips for parents, is being woven into an Amazon service.

Education must transform to make people ready for AI [Owen]

Education must transform to make people ready for AI — from ft.com by Jo Owen Schools will need to teach know-how, not know-what Excerpts: A […]

Facebook's New Messaging App for Young Children Raises Concerns

"Messenger Kids" will let children video chat with parent-approved contacts, but the app is raising concerns about data-privacy and social-media use by young children.

Working memory exercises for students of all ages

Working memory, sometimes called short-term memory, is the part of your brain’s memory capacity that deals with immediate tasks. Remembering directions, where you saved the […]

A game to help students pay the right price for college [Lieber]

A game to help students pay the right price for college — from nytimes.com by Ron Lieber Excerpt: In the last big economic downturn, back […]

McKinsey: Automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030 [LeVine] DC: Higher education is not ready for this!

McKinsey: automation may wipe out 1/3 of America’s workforce by 2030 — from axios.com by Steve LeVine Excerpt (emphasis DSC): In a new study that […]

Ask About AI: The Future of Learning and Work [Vander Ark]

Ask About AI: The Future of Learning and Work — from gettingsmart.com by Tom Vander Ark Excerpts: Code that learns may prove to be the […]

Science Festival 2017 in Luxembourg (Europe)

. . Science Festival 2017 in Luxembourg (Europe) . . It is the first time that I visited the “Science Festival” in Luxembourg-City, although it […]

For institutions of higher education: Some of the ways to respond to the new, exponential pace of change [Christian]

From DSC: In Part I, I looked at the new, exponential pace of change that colleges, community colleges and universities now need to deal with […]

A Great Way To Use Tech To Help Teachers Meaningfully Engage With Families

Strong parent-teacher partnerships are key to student success in the classroom. In fact, parental engagement is very effective at predicting student achievement. When teachers and […]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major [Kopf & Wang]

For a long, successful career, LinkedIn says nothing beats a liberal arts major — from qz.com by Dan Kopf and Amy Wang Excerpt: “There is […]

University of Phoenix Phasing Out Campuses; Current Students Not Affected, School Says

University of Phoenix Phasing Out Campuses; Current Students Not Affected, School Says — from phoenixnewtimes.com by Joseph Flaherty Excerpt: The University of Phoenix plans to […]

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