Posts Tagged ‘education’

UTD Team Creates Tiny, More Affordable Atomic Force Microscope

Posted by Nicholas Sakelaris

Atomic force microscopes that can detail materials at the molecular level are often bulky, large, and impractical.

But engineers at The University of Texas at Dallas have shrunk the device to the size of a dime, or about 1 square …

Healthcare Policy in Trump Administration to be Focus of UTD Event

Posted by UT Dallas Naveen Jindal School of Management

Day by day, the health care industry is changing, sometimes at the drop of a tweet. Disruption will be the industry norm for quite some time as legislation, leadership, and practitioners struggle to keep up.

The University of Texas at …

Frisco High Student Begins Elementary Coding Program

Posted by Heather Noel

Frisco High School junior Brianna Royer is more of the exception rather than the norm in her aerospace engineering class.

In a class of 14, she is one of four girls enrolled, reports the Frisco Enterprise

She hopes that …

Flexible Mindset, Physical Space Prepare Students for Future

Posted by Heather Noel

Northwest ISD administrators, Dr. Robert Thornell, assistant superintendent of curriculum and instruction, and Cara Carter, director of instructional technology, discuss the ways technology has transformed education and how schools should continue to adapt. These responses have been edited for

What’s Ahead in Education? How Schools Will Face the Future

Posted by Heather Noel
 

John Thompson, executive director at Texas Christian University’s Center for Career and Professional Development and Sue Anderson, TCU associate professor in education technology, talk about what lies ahead for education in 2017, including technology’s role in the classroom, challenges of

In Tech-Driven Society, Students Should Learn Myriad of Big Data to Marketing

Posted by Heather Noel

Neal Smatresk, president of the University of North Texas, offered his thoughts on how universities like UNT embrace technology and innovation in education and in their practices.

In what ways do you think technology has most transformed education? What big

DFW Website Launches to Boost Interest in Teaching Profession

Posted by Heather Noel

WEBSITE GUIDES INDIVIDUALS THROUGH PROCESS OF BECOMING TEACHER


Multiple reports have shown in recent years that interest in the teaching profession is waning nationwide, but an initiative launching Wednesday could help change the tide in North Texas.

TeachDFW.org, which …

Tech is Changing Education But It’s Not a ‘Magic Bullet’ Says DISD Innovation Chief

Posted by Heather Noel

We recently caught up with Dallas ISD Chief of Transformation and Innovation Mike Koprowski to get his take on technology’s role in education and what can be done to better prepare teachers and students in an increasingly tech-driven society. These

Dallas Holocaust Museum, DISD Partner For Educational Event

Posted by Dallas Holocaust Museum Center

PROGRAM ENCOURAGES DISCUSSION ON TOLERANCE, PERSEVERANCE


The Dallas Holocaust Museum/Center for Education and Tolerance, in partnership with the Dallas ISD and Hold Onto Your Music, sponsored the first-ever City-Wide Read and Performance this fall for approximately 12,500 DISD fifth graders, …

North Texas Early College Academies Receive State Grants

Posted by Heather Noel

Early college academies in Dallas, DeSoto, and Grand Prairie have received a financial uplift from the state of Texas in the form of grants. 

On Wednesday, Gov. Greg Abbott’s office announced 19 schools statewide would split a total of …