education

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...

Desperately Seeking Talent: Technology Association Report Underscores Shortage of Skilled Workers

Three in four tech companies face difficulty finding candidates with the right skills and abilities. A triple cocktail is moving the dial right now on how to address the school-to- work pipeline, creating vast opportunities...

Early Childhood Intervention and the Capacity for Joy: Day One Takeaways from the Health+Wealth of America

Day one of the Health+Wealth of America conference opened with Dr. Zeke Emanuel, a medical ethicist and longtime advocate for reform of American healthcare. He got right down to talking about the things that would...

These Times Demand a Complete Mind

Do we have a complete mind and the mindset to manage through these turbulent times and reimagine the future? The key may be in the STEAM education movement and the importance of the arts.

America’s Excruciating School Dilemma

Schools across the country are opening for the Fall, but COVID is transforming everything. Techonomy gathers three educators and childhood experts to help parents and all of us make sense of the moment.

A Top Industry Executive On Why PCs Matter Now

While the pandemic has slowed parts of our lives down, it is also propelling us even faster to a more digital future in some interesting ways.

The Covid Shock Jolts Digital Learning to Life

As Covid-19 spread, more than 1.4 billion students worldwide suddenly found themselves booted out of the classroom. That began a scramble to create or adopt a makeshift curriculum that could be delivered online.

To Build a Skilled U.S. Workforce, Change Systems – and Stigmas

By overvaluing expensive and elitist education and failing to innovate around existing skills-focused models, we are boxing out low-income Americans.  It’s time for new systems to empower all Americans to thrive in a changing workforce.

Worries About Tech Addiction Pervaded Techonomy 2018

Concern about the impact of tech addiction on both individuals and broader society was a consistent theme of Techonomy 2018 earlier this month.

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