Apple to open more than 1,200 computer science schools in the US

Apple plans to open up to 1,000 computer science (CS) schools in America over the next two years, including in California, according to the company’s Chief Information Officer, Marc Benioff.“Our goal is to open over 1,100 of these schools to the public,” Beniof said during an earnings call.“We’re going to do that in California and […]

Cisco is making its own smart home hub for its computers

Cisco Systems Inc. said Wednesday that it is adding smart home capabilities to its computer-based education division, expanding its smart home platform to include more than 100 home systems.The move, which comes just days after Cisco released a new version of its Cisco Learning Platform, will add “the ability to manage and control all of […]

When is a NIST computer training course an online course?

NIST is testing how best to deliver online computer training to educators across the country.The company says the pilot program is aimed at teachers and parents.“We want to make sure that teachers and students can access a range of training content, from teaching and learning skills to preparing for an exam, and to the skills […]

Israel to offer computer-education course for Goliath students

The Israel Defense Forces will offer a computer-training course for Israeli Goliath soldiers in the coming months to prepare them for combat, an official said on Monday.The course will be offered in the army’s Special Forces, a unit tasked with counterinsurgency operations, the IDF’s military daily, the Ynet news site reported.The program will be the […]

Why are Australian schools spending so much money on IT?

Posted October 24, 2018 03:08:20 It’s not just teachers’ wages that are on the line in the coming school year.The federal government is set to spend billions of dollars on computer technology to ensure every child has the best possible education.Key points: The Federal Government will spend more than $1 billion over four years to […]

How to get a better grade on a computer workbook

You may be surprised to know that the average computer education workbook still includes only a few basic skills that you need to learn in order to be successful at the job you’re trying to master.But as the number of computer science and computer engineering graduates grows, so too does the need to keep track […]

How do you improve the performance of computer science students in the classroom?

Posted October 07, 2018 15:14:03 The number of computing degrees in the country has increased steadily for the past decade, but the rate of enrolment in computing has remained stagnant, a survey conducted by the IT and Education Industry Research Council has found.In 2015, a total of 5.9 per cent of the country’s 15.3 million […]

How to make sure you don’t get stuck with a crappy teacher

An education company is offering a program to help students who are stuck with terrible teachers.┬áThe company, CSL Educational, says it will pay students a $50 credit for every lesson they attend that doesn’t meet a minimum standard of quality.┬áStudents can opt out of participating if they can’t meet the minimum standard.They can also receive […]