education

Report: Better Science Education Could Combat Misinformation

Researchers contend that training students to think like scientists will better equip people to judge the accuracy of scientific claims — and help address the growing threat of disinformation.

The Kids Metaverse is (Sort of) Open for Business

Grownups have gotten so excited about what they could do in the metaverse that they’ve all but ignored the kids. And for understandable reasons.

Indoor Air Quality: No Standards, but Sudden Concern

The same filtration measures we’re using for Covid would also help people stay healthier in general. Though OSHA has no standards, cheap homemade purifiers took off during the pandemic.

Lessons Learned or Post-Covid Amnesia?

The past 12 months have tested us to a near biblical degree. We’ll spend the rest of eternity unpacking its lessons. The risk lies in forgetting everything we’ve learned.

One Year After the Great Reset: Same Storm, Different Boats

Some countries, industries, organizations, and people basically shrugged off the pandemic. Others may never fully recover. The good news: We have our start date for a new mindset.

Pandemic-Inspired Digital Innovation May Transform Education

As education remains deeply impaired by the pandemic, schools will have to push the envelope further, incorporating technologies like 3D, augmented reality, voice tools, and AI learning. Here are a few technologies we think hold...

What did you learn in the pandemic?

2020 made us question a lot of assumptions. Here are a few tenets 2020 shattered and rearranged.

“Our Audacious Goal: Connect Every School by 2030”

Spearheaded by UNICEF and the ITU, the Giga initiative aims to connect every school worldwide to the internet by 2030, and extend connectivity to far more young people everywhere. Ericsson's Heather Johnson explains.

For Homebound Kids, the Play’s the Thing

Among the laundry list of behaviors that have been upended by the pandemic is what constitutes playtime for kids. Playdates, playgrounds, and outdoor sports all but evaporated as the world locked down. Screens became the...

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