At Genius Plaza, we are working to ensure that all students, regardless of location or socioeconomic status, have the tools and resources to achieve their potential and have the skills to compete. With that in mind, this report by Pew – The Future of Jobs and Jobs Training – caught
Education Week in Review Each Friday, we will share education and EdTech chats, stories, and blogs we found that are of interest. We invite you to add others in the comments section. This Oakland high school robotics club should be the future of a more diverse tech industry Zuckerberg
During their school age years, kids are bombarded almost to the point of being overwhelmed with questions about their futures. On a daily basis, students field questions about things ranging from what college they are going to attend, to where they see themselves in twenty years. Twenty years! Most kids
This year, on behalf of Genius Plaza, I had the opportunity to attend Google I/O, an annual conference held in California, where Google shares their latest technology and advancements. This year proved no different, with advances in machine learning, Android and – more importantly for Genius Plaza – virtual reality.
Sometimes our intentions are good, but they miss the big picture. Last year on May 4th, also known as “Star Wars Day,” the brand Cinnabon tweeted an image of Princess Leia with a bun in her hair with a clever caption. It garnered a lot of positive attention for its
As a teacher, you know that twenty-first century students have diverse literacy needs, and we are now faced with differentiating learning content according to each student’s learning style, interests, and readiness. We have also heard from many of you that one of the main challenges you face with students is
I once worked with a manager who would only interview candidates who graduated from his prestigious alma-mater. He ended up with a team of brilliant, but similar-minded clones, who knew all the same processes and techniques, having studied under the same professors. This led to an increase in immediate productivity