Augmented reality could be the classrooms killer app

One of the most important challenges in teaching geology is bringing the outside world into the classroom. Augmented reality (AR) visualizations are increasingly capable of delivering.

Earth School can be your kid's at-home science teacher

Earth School together with experts from National Geographic, WWF, and the BBC created a brand new online science curriculum of sorts that comprises 30 short animated videos about various topics.

The future of education - NASA wants students' help

NASA is running a new round of its Moon to Mars Exploration Systems and Habitation Academic Innovation Challenge that encourages university students to study and develop spacefaring tech. 

Children need an hour of nature time each day

A recent study shows that children should spend at least one hour playing and spending time in nature each day. Like that they demonstrate a remarkable increase in personal wellbeing and health.

Italy is making climate change study mandatory in schools

All children in Italy will have to study climate change at school starting from next year, becoming the first country in the world where this will be compulsory. The decision will come into force from the start of the 2020 school year.

UK company has Launched a 4K Video Stream to Space

In their drive towards "democratizing space", the private aerospace company Sen recently demonstrated the capabilities of their 4K video streaming satellite. The purpose of this is to educate the public on our ever-changing world.

Connecticut, U.S. could be teaching climate change in schools

A legislative proposal in Connecticut, U.S. would mandate instruction on climate change in public schools statewide, beginning in elementary school.

The future of education - Elon Musk's Ad Astra School

In 2014, Elon Musk pulled all his five children out from their private school and created a little school according to their needs for the future. By doing this, he gave the first step in changing the future of education.

Building tolerance for other cultures starts in the classroom

Hate crimes in large cities have increased since 2014, but schools offer a place where students can gain a better understanding of people in other lands and cultures and learn to empathize with them.

Teachers in US use meditation apps in class to rewire kids’ brains

Teachers around US are using popular apps Calm and Headspace to introduce meditation to their lesson plans to help curb anxiety and improve performance in the classroom.

Students search Andromeda for signs of alien life

Trillion Planet Survey is an ambitious experiment, run almost entirely by US students. It uses a suite of telescopes aimed at Andromeda and other galaxies including our own in search for extraterrestrial life.

A video game sparks climate action in players worldwide

The analysis concluded that game participants exhibited both a greater sense of urgency as well as hope in combating climate change, alongside a desire to understand more about climate science.

Internet of Things technology can boost classroom learning

The use of Internet of Things devices in the classroom can have major educational benefits and appeal to both genders if designed and used in the right way, according to new UK research.

School-in-a-Box brings the gift of learning to Papua New Guinea

Architects worked with the non-profit SEAM to create School-in-a-Box, a portable school that helps bring accessible education to remote areas.

Children More Patient Now Than 50 Years Ago

Some 50 years since the 'marshmallow test' in which most kids gobbled up one treat immediately rather than wait several minutes to get two, today's youngsters may be able to delay gratification significantly longer.