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.

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.

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.

Stand on the surface of an alien planet with NASA

On NASA’s Exoplanet Exploration website, you can explore an imagined surface of an alien world via 360-degree, interactive visualizations.

Singapore wants elementary schoolers learning 3D printing, robotics

Singapore aims to deliver an expended learning program to primary schoolers by the year 2023. The program will include STEM activities like robotics, coding, and 3D printing.

New school in India will prioritize happiness and emotional intelligence

Riverbend School in India is planning to focus on personal happiness, and turning out children who will give back to the world in a positive way.

Nature-based preschools are a growing trend in the USA

Nature-based preschools have been popular in Europe for decades, especially in Germany and Scandinavia. Studies show that kids who learn outdoors have better academic results.

Lessons in nature boost classroom engagement afterward

Students who spend a class session in a natural outdoor setting are more engaged and less distracted in their regular classroom afterward than when they remain indoors, scientists found in a new study.

The World Needs More Scientists To Solve Global Challenges

A Danish company, Labster, that develops virtual reality science laboratories offer users virtualized lab equipment in a software simulation.

Virtual Reality in Education

Virtual reality continues to make ground in education; from the world’s first VR primary school tour to an increased emphasis on experiential learning.

Motion-capture educational platform sees results in classrooms

SMALLab Learning transforms traditional lesson plans into multisensory learning experiences.

Finland will become the 1st to get rid of all school subjects

Finland will become the first country in the world to get rid of all school subjects. Schools will now have to teach events and phenomena to approach different subjects. Finland hopes to bring out the full potential of their students.

New experimental architecture school to be built in Denmark

The new Aarhus School of Architecture is meant to be an experimental laboratory serving as a bridge between students and the city, with facilities for learning and community use.