Indian startup Dimension NXG is launching augmented reality headsets into India's consumer market with a bold idea: focusing on immersive computing in education on the high-end. The plan is to give a new kind of AR headset to schoolchildren in remote Indian villages, starting from class 5 (age 10) until graduation.
Hundreds of Louisiana teachers converged on the state Capitol on Wednesday to try to give state lawmakers and Republican Gov. Bob Jindal a lesson in education reform.
Academically Preparing Your Child For School Many parents are anxious when their child begins school for the first time, especially when he/she is the first child to leave the nest. Is my little one ready for school? What should my child know/be able to do before starting? Unless you have teacher friends or have been given guidelines by the school it can be difficult to know how to get your child ready academically. Here are a few tips to help give your child a good start.
Learn Arabic words using the Learn Arabic with Pictures series from ArabicPod101.com. Beautiful images clearly show Arabic vocabulary divided into units by topic.
Nowadays many schools and colleges have blocked the social community sites from accessing them through school computers. The video shows how one can access to these sites using a command prompt.
Smartphones have been a hot button issue around school campuses for several years now—some schools allow them, others confiscate them on sight. But the fact of the matter is, when used correctly, a smartphone can be just as much of a learning tool as a textbook or school-issued laptop.
I.M. Healthy Original Creamy SoyNut Butter was recalled on March 4 after being linked to 16 Escherichia coli cases in nine states. Montessori of Alameda preschool in Portland is the latest victim in a multi-state E. coli outbreak caused by the nut-free butter.
Market Reality: North Secures More Funding, Google Unveils New Glass, & McGraw-Hill Takes AR to School
After a rough run of news, smartglasses maker North still has the confidence of investors, as evidenced by its latest round of funding.
Welcome back, my fledgling hackers! If you're like most aspiring hackers, at one time or another you've probably spent too much time playing Call of Duty and not enough time preparing for your final exams.
I am not trying to ruin anyones hopes and dreams...BUT... Look, say you go to Graduate school in fine art. You graduate 3 years later, $100,000 in dept. You go into a workforce which is so over saturated, you can't get a job making copies at kinkos.
A 12-year-old Minnesota girl was reduced to tears while school officials and a police officer rummaged through her private Facebook postings after forcing her to surrender her password, an ACLU lawsuit alleges.
This is an amazing organization that brings nutrition, local food, ecological awareness, etc. into local schools! They have volunteer events every month, so check them out!
Indianapolis-based motor junkie Paul Stender and his team of vehicle modders called the Indy Boys Inc have created the ultimate anti-fuel economy: a school bus outfitted with a Phantom fighter jet engine, which clocks 367 mph and burns 150 gallons of fuel in just a quarter mile. Stender says:
Ivy League schools are a students wet dream, but not everyone can get into them. Even fewer get scholarships for them. But in recent years, Ivy League universities have raised the number of scholarships they award to students. More students are seeking awards, making the application process for these scholarships very competitive.
Curious about Montessori methods to teach children to count? Learn about the different ways Montessori schools teach counting to preschoolers with games and activities in this free educational video series.
Curious about Montessori materials and curriculum? Learn how Montessori schools teach math to preschoolers with games and activities in this free educational video series about Montessori math methods.
There's probably a reason that laser pointers are banned from most schools: They're just to fun to put down! Whether you're using them as a pointer, to distract your classmates, or to very wickedly point them in people's eyes, they are toys that are quite addicting.
New techniques may improve a swimming pool workout from Masters coach Nancy Kirkpatrick Reno. Before sticking a toe in the water, consider this advice: * Swim in a pool that's at least 20 to 25 yards long; those pools can usually be found at high schools and some gyms. A 50-meter Olympic-size pool is best, but not everyone has access to that. "If you're going to become a lap swimmer," Kirkpatrick-Reno says, "you can't go any shorter or you'll be constantly turning." An outdoor pool is prefera...
A rocket stove is a "rocket" combustion approach to preparing meals, which provides high combustion efficiency and efficient heat transfer to the cooking pot. Research suggests (through practical experience) that by using a rocket stove, you could save at least 50% of fuelwood, which is a significant savings for anyone's financial situation.
This science video shows how to estimate the diameter of the Sun, including step-by-step instructions for constructing the equipment needed and an overview of the geometry of similar triangles. If you like space and science experiments, you can't miss this one.
Before the feminist movement gained prominence in America, there was a man named Al Capp. Capp was creator of the hillbilly comic strip Li'l Abner (1934-1977), and in 1937, his Sadie Hawkins Day spilled out into reality as the pseudo-holiday practiced throughout schools and colleges, where girls asked boys to the dance.
Does dentistry sound of interest to you? If you don’t mind spending the day in other peoples’ mouths, dentistry might just be the career for you. In this video, learn what steps need to be taken to break into the field of dentistry.
This Adobe Photoshop video tutorial teaches you how to remove or reduce shadows in Adobe Photoshop. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course. See how to remove or reduce shadows in pictures.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to test Photoshop-made textures in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Tiling Textures" course.
This Adobe Photoshop video tutorial teaches you how to create an alternate texture in Adobe Photoshop.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to make and use UV space in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Maya Basics" course.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to use light and camera choices in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Maya Basics" course.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to use four lighting techniques in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Game Lighting and Color" course.
This Maya 7 video tutorial teaches you how to construct a metal shader in Maya 7 from Autodesk. This video is from the "Game Lighting and Color" course.
Training young athletes to improve their conditioning is vitally important to improving their performance and preventing injuries. This video spotlights one schools inseason conditioning program, called the County Fair workout. It includes such drills as flipping tires, pulling tires, and ladder drills, which improve your athletes physical abilities as well as their team cohesion.
Check out this tutorial on using motion tweening on a path in Flash. This is a basic tool for creating animations.
This is a tutorial video from Sessions Online Schools of Art & Design's "Photoshop Basics" course. This video is part of Sessions' Graphic, Web, Multimedia Arts, Digital Arts, and Marketing Design certificate programs. You are distorting layers using the transform tool. Use the line tool to check the work. GO Edit: Transform - Distort.
John Jacobs' Golf Schools present Quick Tips: Pitching. Director of Instruction Tom Perkins explains how to get over an obstacle when close to the green. Pitching is a shot where you spend a lot of time in the air. It helps you to get over an obstacle. It should sit soft and not roll very much.
John Jacobs' Golf Schools present Quick Tips: Putting. Director of Instruction Tom Perkins helps you limit your strokes on the green.
In this how-to you will learn to make a wrestling ring for those who need to find a nice place to practice wrestling. This can come in handy for schools, or even your backyard.
Alright, there are lots of videos out there dealing with Master combination locks, but this how-to video will show you how to open a Dudley combination lock. These locks are commonly used in schools, so you've likely seen one there. This method opens the lock permanently, meaning you won't be able to close it afterward. You'll need a flat head screwdriver and a little patience. The method involves prying off the style, allowing you to get to the insides of the lock. After that, you'll be push...
In this video, we learn how to write a good argumentative essay introduction. This is a persuasive essay that is just an argument. What makes this an essay is that it has an introductory section, main body, and concluding section. Many high schools and universities will require you to write an argumentative essay. You will first need to understand the process of writing the paper and then look at good and bad examples so you can get ideas of how the paper should look. Remember that you should...
Summer is just around the corner, and though many of us are going to dash out of our schools in relief and joy and then head straight out the pool in our skimpy bikinis, we should be covering up with sunblock and hats to prevent noxious nasties like cancer.
This is a video tutorial that is showing its audience how to utilize the website LinkedIn after you graduate from college. The first step is to go online to the website. Then you should make a profile. Make your profile polished and professional so that you future boss can easily search for your name and look at your wonderful profile. The next step is to include at least three past positions in your profile, a photo, and what schools that you have attended. You should also be aware of your p...