Posts Tagged ‘education’

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 …

Girl Scouts Get Financial Boost for South Dallas STEM Camp

Posted by Heather Noel

Girl Scouts of Northeast Texas has received $11.5 million in financing to continue transforming South Dallas’ Camp Whispering Cedars into a living laboratory for science, technology, engineering, and math education. 

Capital One gave $2 million in federal New Markets Tax …

On Tap: Downtown Wanderland, Hour of Code Workshops, and Diversity Entrepreneur Day

Posted by Jana J. Pruet

Thursday, Dec. 8

DOWNTOWN WANDERLAND Thursdays through Saturdays until Dec. 17 at different downtown Dallas locations. Downtown Dallas transforms into a holiday “wanderland” with free moving screenings, pop-up shops featuring local startups, live music, children’s activities, photos with Santa, …

SMU Meadows School of the Arts’ Initiative Gets $300K Boost

Posted by Nealie Sanchez

INTIATIVE UNITES ART EXPERIENCES, COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT


Southern Methodist University received a $300,000 grant that will fund the Meadows School of the Arts’ Ignite/Arts Dallas initiative.

The three-year grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will support programs and special projects for

SMU, LIFT Team Up on App to Unlock Literacy & $3M Prize

Posted by Heather Noel

LITERACY APP SERVES AS ENTRY INTO GLOBAL CONTEST


A new game being created by Southern Methodist University puts users in the shoes of an archaeologist traveling the world to decode artifacts.

While Codex’s lead character works to translate ancient languages, …