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Slashdot Items Tagged "kids"

Date / TimeStory
Thursday July 16, 2015 @08:19AM Larry Wall On Perl 6, Language Design, and Getting Kids To Code
Saturday July 11, 2015 @04:04PM Well-Played: Microsoft Parlays NSF Video 'Remake' Into National CS K-12 Crisis
Thursday July 09, 2015 @07:32AM BBC Reveals Its New Microcomputer Design
Friday July 03, 2015 @08:03PM Japanese Court Orders Google To Delete Past Reports Of Man's Molestation Arrest
Sunday June 28, 2015 @07:07PM AP CS Test Takers and Pass Rates Up, Half of Kids Don't Get Sparse Arrays At All
Sunday June 21, 2015 @11:33PM Are Girl-Focused Engineering Toys Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes?
Thursday June 11, 2015 @04:54PM Starcoder Uses a Multiplayer Game to Teach Programming (Video # 1)
Thursday June 11, 2015 @01:20PM WA Gov. Sides With Microsoft: Philanthropy-Funded K-12 CS Education Now the Law
Tuesday June 02, 2015 @09:37AM LEGO Launches a Minecraft Competitor On Steam
Saturday May 30, 2015 @06:06PM Orange County Public Schools To Monitor Students On Social Media
Saturday May 23, 2015 @12:18AM Cute Or Creepy? Google's Plan For a Sci-Fi Teddy Bear
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:55AM Ask Slashdot: What Tech Skills Do HS Students Need To Know Now?
Saturday May 02, 2015 @10:00PM Unable To Hack Into Grading System, Georgia Student Torches Computer Lab
Saturday May 02, 2015 @11:01AM My High School CS Homework Is the Centerfold
Thursday April 30, 2015 @09:16AM White House Outsources K-12 CS Education To Infosys Charity
Thursday April 30, 2015 @08:50AM Australia To Grade Written Essays In National Exam With Cognitive Computing
Monday April 27, 2015 @12:45PM The Future Deconstruction of the K-12 Teacher
Wednesday April 22, 2015 @06:17PM Bill To Require Vaccination of Children Advances In California
Saturday April 18, 2015 @09:26AM LA Schools Seeking Refund Over Botched iPad Plan
Tuesday April 14, 2015 @09:22AM Report: Chinese Government Plans To Put 3D Printers In All Elementary Schools
Thursday April 09, 2015 @04:46PM Ask Slashdot: How To Introduce a 7-Year-Old To Programming?
Thursday April 09, 2015 @12:08PM Senate Draft of No Child Left Behind Act Draft Makes CS a 'Core' Subject
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @08:38AM Consumer Groups Bemoan Google's "Deceptive" Ads for Kids In FTC Complaint
Sunday April 05, 2015 @03:50PM Slashdot Asks: What Will You (Or Your Kids) Learn This Summer?
Saturday April 04, 2015 @04:07PM UK's Tories Promise To Enact Age Limits For Viewing Online Porn
Tuesday March 31, 2015 @12:39PM Why America's Obsession With STEM Education Is Dangerous
Thursday March 26, 2015 @01:17PM NJ School District Hit With Ransomware-For-Bitcoins Scheme
Tuesday March 24, 2015 @08:31AM Finland's Education System Supersedes "Subjects" With "Topics"
Saturday March 21, 2015 @10:45AM Arkansas Is Now the First State To Require That High Schools Teach Coding
Saturday March 07, 2015 @02:18PM Ask Slashdot: Best Strategies For Teaching Kids CS Skills With Basic?
Thursday March 05, 2015 @05:53PM Ask Slashdot: Should I Let My Kids Become American Citizens?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @09:50PM Ask Slashdot: Parental Content Control For Free OSs?
Saturday February 21, 2015 @05:18PM L.A. School Superintendent Folds on Laptops-For-Kids Program
Thursday February 19, 2015 @12:43PM 1950s Toy That Included Actual Uranium Ore Goes On Display At Museum
Thursday February 12, 2015 @05:40PM Low Vaccination Rates At Silicon Valley Daycare Facilities
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:57AM WA Pushes Back On Microsoft and Code.org's Call For Girls-First CS Education
Thursday February 12, 2015 @09:35AM Ask Slashdot: Panic Button a Very Young Child Can Use
Monday February 09, 2015 @02:31AM Will Elementary School Teachers Take the Rap For Tech's Diversity Problem?
Thursday February 05, 2015 @10:47AM Washington May Count CS As Foreign Language For College Admission
Monday February 02, 2015 @02:00PM Texas Boy Suspended For "Threatening" Classmate With the One Ring
Sunday January 25, 2015 @05:23PM Anonymous Asks Activists To Fight Pedophiles In 'Operation Deatheaters'
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @11:34AM Justified: Visual Basic Over Python For an Intro To Programming
Sunday January 18, 2015 @12:31AM The Free Educational Software GCompris Comes To Android
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @01:09PM UK Computing Teachers Concerned That Pupils Know More Than Them
Tuesday January 13, 2015 @12:08PM South Africa Begins Ambitious Tablets In Schools Pilot Project
Sunday January 11, 2015 @11:06PM Chicago E-Learning Scheme Embraces Virtual Badges For Public Schoolers
Sunday December 28, 2014 @05:51PM School Defied Google and US Government, Let Boys Program White House Xmas Trees
Friday December 26, 2014 @10:23PM Boston Elementary, Middle Schools To Get a Longer Day
Thursday December 25, 2014 @05:12PM The World of YouTube Bubble Sort Algorithm Dancing
Friday December 19, 2014 @06:51PM Ask Slashdot: Resources For Kids Who Want To Make Games?
Thursday December 18, 2014 @02:15AM New AP Course, "Computer Science Principles," Aims To Make CS More Accessible
Monday December 15, 2014 @12:18PM Raspberry Pi In Space
Thursday December 11, 2014 @10:04AM Dad Makes His Kid Play Through All Video Game History In Chronological Order
Thursday December 04, 2014 @09:32AM Programmer Father Asks: What Gets Little Girls Interested In Science?
Tuesday December 02, 2014 @10:40AM Chromebooks Overtake iPads In US Education Market
Sunday November 30, 2014 @05:11PM Football Concussion Lawsuits Start To Hit High Schools
Saturday November 29, 2014 @02:25PM Finland Dumps Handwriting In Favor of Typing
Saturday November 29, 2014 @10:07AM In UK Study, Girls Best Boys At Making Computer Games
Thursday November 20, 2014 @11:58AM "Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer" Pulled From Amazon
Thursday November 20, 2014 @08:58AM Ask Slashdot: Professionally Packaged Tools For Teaching Kids To Program?
Sunday November 16, 2014 @11:37PM World's Youngest Microsoft Certificated Professional Is Five Years Old
Thursday November 13, 2014 @10:54AM US School Installs 'Shooter Detection' System
Thursday November 06, 2014 @04:17PM French Health Watchdog: 3D Viewing May Damage Eyesight In Children
Wednesday November 05, 2014 @01:28PM Too Many Kids Quit Science Because They Don't Think They're Smart
Monday October 20, 2014 @03:02PM Manga Images Depicting Children Lead to Conviction in UK
Sunday October 19, 2014 @09:42PM 3-D Printed "Iron Man" Prosthetic Hands Now Available For Kids
Monday October 13, 2014 @10:04AM Raspberry Pi Sales Approach 4 Million
Friday October 10, 2014 @01:43PM Interviews: Ask Reuben Paul What Hackers Can Learn From an 8-Year-Old
Saturday September 20, 2014 @03:11PM Is Google's Non-Tax Based Public School Funding Cause For Celebration?
Wednesday September 17, 2014 @12:03PM ISIS Bans Math and Social Studies For Children
Monday September 08, 2014 @01:32AM Denver Latest City Hit By Viral Respiratory Infection That Targets Kids
Saturday September 06, 2014 @01:17AM Bill Gates Wants To Remake the Way History Is Taught. Should We Let Him?
Thursday September 04, 2014 @06:12PM Music Training's Cognitive Benefits Could Help "At-Risk" Students
Saturday August 23, 2014 @07:23PM Slashdot Asks: Cheap But Reasonable Telescopes for Kids?
Saturday August 23, 2014 @02:34PM South Carolina Student Arrested For "Killing Pet Dinosaur"
Saturday August 23, 2014 @09:24AM It's Dumb To Tell Kids They're Smart
Saturday August 23, 2014 @12:34AM Students From States With Faster Internet Tend To Have Higher Test Scores
Thursday August 14, 2014 @02:28PM DARPA Uses Preteen Gamers To Beta Test Tomorrow's Military Software
Sunday August 10, 2014 @01:39AM Chicago Mayor Praises Google For Buying Kids Microsoft Surfaces
Saturday August 09, 2014 @06:55PM Slashdot Asks: Should Schooling Be Year-Round?
Saturday August 02, 2014 @07:11AM Critics To FTC: Why Do You Hate In-App Purchasing Freedom?
Saturday July 26, 2014 @02:14PM AP Computer Science Test Takers Up 8,000; Pass Rate Down 6.8%
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:37PM How To Fix The Shortage of K-5 Scholastic Chess Facilitators
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @12:11PM How One School District Handled Rolling Out 20,000 iPads
Tuesday July 22, 2014 @08:17AM New Toyota Helps You Yell At the Kids
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:52PM US Tech Firms Recruiting High Schoolers (And Younger)
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @08:04AM DC Entertainment Won't Allow Superman Logo On Murdered Child's Memorial Statue
Sunday June 29, 2014 @10:12PM Google: CS Global Impact Awards Make Teachers, Boys Beholden To Girls
Saturday June 28, 2014 @08:14AM Is K-12 CS Education the Next Common Core?
Sunday June 15, 2014 @10:51PM Average HS Student Given Little Chance of AP CS Success
Monday June 09, 2014 @10:34PM General Anesthesia Exposure In Infancy Causes Long-Term Memory Deficits
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:20AM Temporary Classrooms Are Bad For the Environment, and Worse For Kids
Thursday May 29, 2014 @10:15AM Parenting Rewires the Male Brain
Tuesday May 27, 2014 @09:12AM Chelsea Clinton At NCWIT: More PE, Less Zuckerberg
Saturday May 24, 2014 @10:56AM Microsoft Office Mix: No-Teacher-Left-Behind Course Authoring
Friday May 23, 2014 @05:04PM Professors: US "In Denial" Over Poor Maths Standards
Monday May 12, 2014 @10:35AM Brazilian Kids Learning English By Video Chatting With Elderly Americans
Saturday May 03, 2014 @11:17AM Kids To Get the Best CS Teachers $15/Hr Can Buy
Thursday May 01, 2014 @10:54AM High-School Star League Brings Gaming As Sport to Teenagers
Thursday May 01, 2014 @08:41AM Google Halts Gmail Scanning for Education Apps Users
Sunday April 20, 2014 @06:09PM L.A. Science Teacher Suspended Over Student Science Fair Projects
Thursday April 17, 2014 @09:08AM Kids Can Swipe a Screen But Can't Use LEGOs
Tuesday April 15, 2014 @08:32AM Is Germany Raising a Generation of Illiterates?
Thursday April 10, 2014 @09:43AM Google: Teach Girls Coding, Get $2,500; Teach Boys, Get $0
Friday April 04, 2014 @02:34PM Five-Year-Old Uncovers Xbox One Login Flaw
Saturday March 22, 2014 @10:41AM Don't Help Your Kids With Their Homework
Sunday March 09, 2014 @04:02PM Yik Yak, After Complaints From Schools, Suspends Its Service In Chicago
Saturday March 08, 2014 @03:07PM Amplify Education's New Intel Tablet Begs For Abuse
Saturday March 08, 2014 @01:54PM California District Launches Country's First All-Electric School Bus
Sunday March 02, 2014 @02:24PM Google Funds San Francisco Bus Rides For Poor
Saturday February 22, 2014 @04:41PM All In All, Kids Just Another Brick In the Data Wall
Tuesday February 18, 2014 @09:40AM Putting the Next Generation of Brains In Danger
Friday February 14, 2014 @01:37PM Watching a FIRST Competition Robot Being Built (Video)
Thursday February 13, 2014 @12:40PM "Shark Tank" Competition Used To Select Education Tech
Saturday February 08, 2014 @02:54PM 25% of Charter Schools Owe Their Soul To the Walmart Store
Tuesday January 28, 2014 @01:25PM New Zealand Schools Find Less Structure Improves Children's Behavior
Saturday January 25, 2014 @06:22PM Kentucky: Programming Language = Foreign Language
Saturday January 25, 2014 @01:27PM Ask Slashdot: Educating Kids About Older Technologies?
Saturday January 25, 2014 @12:08PM K-12 CS Education Funding: Taxes, H-1B Fees, Donations?
Friday January 24, 2014 @09:34PM High School Students Develop Linux Imaging and Help Desk Software
Thursday January 23, 2014 @02:42PM Ask Slashdot: How To Reimagine a Library?
Sunday January 19, 2014 @12:32PM U.S. Teenagers Are Driving Much Less: 4 Theories About Why
Friday January 03, 2014 @08:22AM Bill Nye To Debate Creationist Museum Founder Ken Ham
Monday December 30, 2013 @02:46AM Parents' Campaign Leads To Wi-Fi Ban In New Zealand School
Sunday December 22, 2013 @03:22PM Is Computer Science Education Racist and Sexist?
Monday December 16, 2013 @02:49AM The Business of Attention Deficit Disorder
Sunday December 15, 2013 @10:10AM Code.org Stats: 507MM LOC, 6.8MM Kids, 2K YouTube Views
Tuesday December 10, 2013 @08:59AM Chicago Public Schools Promoting Computer Science to Core Subject
Wednesday December 04, 2013 @10:43AM App Detects Neo-Nazis Using Their Music
Saturday November 30, 2013 @09:03PM Zuckerberg Shows Kindergartners Ruby Instead of JavaScript
Thursday November 28, 2013 @12:23PM Code.org Wants Participating Students' Data For 7 Years
Friday November 22, 2013 @08:32AM Microsoft Certifications For High School Credits In Australia
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:57AM Students Tracked In UK College Via RFID For 1-3 Years
Sunday November 17, 2013 @11:22AM Rigging Up Baby
Tuesday November 12, 2013 @09:10AM MPAA Backs Anti-Piracy Curriculum For Elementary School Students
Thursday November 07, 2013 @03:56PM Elementary School Bans Students From Touching Each Other
Saturday November 02, 2013 @11:40AM A Math Test That's Rotten To the Common Core
Tuesday October 29, 2013 @08:12AM Inside South Africa's First Fully Digital Government School
Tuesday October 15, 2013 @07:45AM UK Court Orders Two Sisters Must Receive MMR Vaccine
Friday October 11, 2013 @05:51PM Finnish Doctors Are Prescribing Video Games For ADHD
Tuesday October 08, 2013 @11:14AM 11-Year-Old Coloradan Will Brew Beer In Space, By Proxy
Sunday October 06, 2013 @07:44PM All Your Child's Data Are Belong To InBloom
Saturday October 05, 2013 @10:51PM The Era of Young Innovators: Looking Beyond Universities To Source Talents
Saturday September 14, 2013 @12:01PM Student Arrested For Using Phone App To 'Shoot' Classmates
Sunday September 08, 2013 @06:42PM UK Mobile ISP Blocks VPN, Citing Access To Porn
Tuesday September 03, 2013 @09:54AM What Works In Education: Scientific Evidence Gets Ignored
Saturday August 31, 2013 @07:11AM For Education, Why TI-83 > iPad
Thursday August 01, 2013 @08:45AM A Year of Linux Desktop At Westcliff High School
Thursday July 11, 2013 @08:33AM Spanish Chatbot Hunts For Pedophiles
Tuesday July 09, 2013 @08:11AM English Schools To Introduce Children To 3D Printers, Laser Cutters, Robotics
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @12:12PM Ask Slashdot: Explaining Cloud Privacy Risks To K-12 Teachers?
Friday June 28, 2013 @07:51PM L.A. School District's 30,000 iPads May Come With Free Lock-In
Monday June 17, 2013 @01:45AM Google Aims To Cull Child Porn By Algorithm, Not Human Review
Monday June 17, 2013 @12:41AM Anxiety Gaming Wants To Offer Mental Help Via Game Console
Saturday June 01, 2013 @10:03AM WY Teen Cut From Science Fair For Entering Too Many
Tuesday May 28, 2013 @11:17AM Ask Slashdot: Safe Learning Environment For VMs?
Tuesday May 21, 2013 @08:35AM Australia Makes Asian Language Learning a Priority
Friday May 17, 2013 @06:08PM 9th Grade Science Experiment: Garden Cress Won't Germinate Near Routers
Sunday May 05, 2013 @12:44PM Campaign Raises Funds To Send Wikipedia Readers To Kids Without Internet
Thursday May 02, 2013 @02:00PM So What If Yahoo's New Dads Get Less Leave Than Moms?
Thursday May 02, 2013 @09:28AM Alaskan Middle Schoolers Phish Their Teachers
Tuesday April 23, 2013 @12:36PM Ask Slashdot: Science Books For Middle School Enrichment?
Friday April 19, 2013 @10:45PM Statistical Errors Keep 4700 K-3rd Students From NYC 'Gifted' Programs
Friday April 19, 2013 @08:05PM Localized (Visual) Programming Language For Kids?
Sunday April 07, 2013 @01:29PM Google Cache Makes Murdoch's K-12 Site Look Obscene
Monday March 25, 2013 @03:20PM Yahoo Buys UK Teen's Smartphone News App
Sunday March 24, 2013 @10:11PM Google Blogger: Vietnamese HS Students Excelling At CS
Thursday March 21, 2013 @10:52AM Stricter COPPA Laws Coming In July
Friday March 08, 2013 @09:33PM Mass. Bill Would Put Privacy Squeeze on Cloud Apps For Schools
Monday March 04, 2013 @09:43PM Researchers Describe First 'Functional HIV Cure' In an Infant
Friday March 01, 2013 @07:24PM Is Code.org Too Soulless To Make an Impact?
Thursday February 21, 2013 @09:30AM CT State Senator Wants To Ban Kids From Using Arcade Guns
Sunday January 27, 2013 @04:26PM Chinese Supplier Gets Dumped By Apple For Fraudulently Using Underage Labor
Thursday January 17, 2013 @09:53AM Pot Smokers Might Not Turn Into Dopes After All
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @10:49AM Swedish School Makes Minecraft Lessons Compulsory
Friday January 11, 2013 @07:17PM GRAIL Mission Video Released
Tuesday January 08, 2013 @09:35AM 2013 FIRST Robotics Competition Kicks Off
Friday January 04, 2013 @07:44PM Ask Slashdot: Keeping Your Media Library Safe From Kids?
Friday January 04, 2013 @07:00PM Why Girls Do Better At School
Thursday December 27, 2012 @06:33PM Adafruit To Teach Electronics Through Puppets In New Kids Show
Tuesday December 25, 2012 @01:36PM Ask Slashdot: Android Apps For Kids Under 12 Months?
Sunday December 23, 2012 @11:22AM Has Lego Sold Out?
Friday December 21, 2012 @08:34PM Drawings of Weapons Led To New Jersey Student's Arrest
Thursday December 20, 2012 @01:18PM New York Culls Sex Offenders From the Online Gaming Ranks
Sunday December 16, 2012 @08:30PM Anonymous Hacks Westboro Baptist Church
Saturday December 15, 2012 @12:07PM UK Internet Porn Blocking Rejected
Friday December 14, 2012 @08:42PM Ask Slashdot: Setting Up a Summer Camp Tech Center?
Thursday December 13, 2012 @10:13AM Learning Rocket Science With Video Games
Friday December 07, 2012 @07:01PM Nintendo Puts a Bedtime On Wii U Content In Europe
Friday November 30, 2012 @09:33PM Ask Slashdot: Software For Learning About Data Transmission?
Friday November 30, 2012 @12:39AM Ask Slashdot: What software is available to help learn about data transmission?
Thursday November 29, 2012 @09:10AM Virus Eats School District's Homework
Tuesday November 27, 2012 @09:21AM Search For "Foolproof Suffocation" Missed In Casey Anthony Case
Friday November 23, 2012 @07:53PM Ask Slashdot: Math and Science iOS Apps For Young Kids?
Thursday November 22, 2012 @03:27PM Judge Demands Email and Facebook Passwords From Women In Sexual Harassment Case
Thursday November 22, 2012 @02:15PM Ask Slashdot: Best Console For the Kids This Holiday?
Saturday November 03, 2012 @05:24PM Constant Technology Use May Hamper Kids' Ability To Learn
Thursday November 01, 2012 @11:04AM Russia's Internet Blacklist Law Takes Effect
Monday October 29, 2012 @08:02PM Brain Scans Show the Impact of Neglect On a Child's Brain Size
Tuesday October 16, 2012 @11:19AM Texas Schools Using Electronic Chips To Track Students; Parents In Uproar

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