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    AutoDraw by Google is a design tool for non-designers

      Your doodles are about to get a whole lot better. Part of Google’s new A.I. Experiments collection, AutoDraw is like an AI-powered Microsoft Paint. The app combines conventional doodling with art from professionals to enhance your doodles and help create better art. SEE ALSO: Google’s new drawing game is fun even if you can’t […] More

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    Forget Big DataLittle Data Is Making Learning Personal

    The Innovation Academy workspace at Dysart Unified School District outside Phoenix looked more like a tech startups headquarters than a classroom. On one side of the room, students wearing special tinted glasses studied electric circuits at virtual reality stations. On the opposite end of the bright, airy space, another small group of students experimented with […] More

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    Silicon Valleys New-Age AltSchool Unleashes Its Secrets

    AltSchool isn’t just for AltSchool anymore. Since its founding in 2014, with backing from the likes of Mark Zuckerberg, Andreessen Horowitz, and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, the San Francisco startup has opened eight of its new-age AltSchools in the Bay Area and New York City. It sees theseas mini educational labs where it’s working to […] More

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    There’s fresh hope for diversity in tech, thanks to … a new AP exam?

    A group of high school students learning about computer science. Image: code.org It’s no secret that tech has a diversity problem. The big-name Silicon Valley companies that release their staffing figures every year often seem embarrassed to do so, because their workplaces are not inclusive or representative of the larger population even after those companies […] More

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    Investing in digital skills is key to better pay, career potential

    Image: PIXABAY A lot of attention is paid to the growing need for engineering jobs and STEM degrees, but even simple digital skills can make a big difference. Knowing how to do things like tackle an online spreadsheet or word processing document can open career doors and salary potential in today’s technology-driven age – even […] More

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    Techs Favorite School Faces Its Biggest Test: the Real World

    On lengths of yarn stretched between chairs, sixth-grade math students were placing small yellow squares of paper, making number linesincluding everything from fractions to negative decimalsin a classroom at Walsh Middle School. Working in teams one recent morning, they paper-clipped the squares along the yarn like little pieces of mathematical laundry. Their teacher, Michele O’Connor, […] More