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Girls might learn math anxiety from female teachers

Young girls might learn to fear math from the women who are their earliest teachers, new research suggests.…

Interest in hybrid courses on the rise

A growing number of schools now offer what's known as “hybrid” courses, which mix an online experience with traditional classroom learning.…

Tapscott: Digital natives need tech-rich education

Educators should change the way they view technology's role in everyday life in order to understand students' educational needs, said Don Tapscott, chairman of nGenera Insight, during a Jan. 19…

Free videos explore the science behind the Olympics

Teachers looking for ways to incorporate the Olympic Winter Games into their instruction have a new resource they can use: NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has teamed…

What Bill Gates is learning online

It’s no surprise, really, but it turns out Microsoft founder and chairman Bill Gates is a strong supporter of the open-courseware movement that has swept through higher education in the…

Technology gives kids constant media access

Educators face a growing challenge in trying to compete for their students' attention with near-constant access to entertainment media outside of school, a new study suggests.…

Microsoft calls for cloud-computing regulations

A Microsoft official argued Jan. 13 that the U.S. Congress should create rules and regulations for cloud computing, a burgeoning technology that has gained traction among schools and colleges. …

Grant-giving continues despite financial limitations

Some grant-giving entities have had to make adjustments in their award programs owing to the economic downturn, affecting both educators and students.…

Online college for union members in the works

The National Labor College will make about 20 online courses available for the AFL-CIO's 11.5 million members next fall in an effort to help workers adapt to a job market…

Report details coming trends in campus technology

Open scholarly content will become more commonplace in higher education in the next year as online universities and textbook companies organize and harness the internet's mass of educational material, according…