Tag: schools

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. More schools relax their policies on cellphones, iPads (Columbus Dispatch) 2. California experiments with free, open-source textbooks (The Atlantic) 3. Schools adopting ‘Bring your own device’ policies (Press-Enterprise) 4. Why distance learning and digital education are the latest fashion in education (Huffington Post) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Schools, families struggle with technology costs (AP) 2. Top apps to turn smartphones, tablets into school tools (Detroit Free Press) 3. Tablets in the classroom: When will we get it right? (ZDNet) 4. Using technology to collaborate with schools in other countries (Guardian) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. 12 things students should never do on social media (Mashable) 2. 5 tech tools that could make classrooms better (Mashable) 3. Toronto non-profit introduces web programming to young women (Vancouver Sun) 4. Kids can learn to code with Microsoft’s ‘Kodu Mars’ game (SlashGear) […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. Ex-New York City schools chief touts News Corp. tablet computer venture (Huffington Post) 2. Schools consider social media rules for students and teachers (Hispanic Business) 3. Some universities require students to use e-textbooks (USA Today) 4. Does more technology in classrooms mean more […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. From Harvard to Stanford, more elite colleges offer free web courses (Huffington Post) 2. Amazon launches rental textbook service for college students (CNET) 3. What parents need to know about technology in schools (CBS Sacramento) 4. Op-ed: ‘Educational’ online game is great, but […] more »

by Lily Leung

The best stories across the web on journalism and digital education 1. “Without a robust future for journalism education, it is harder to see a robust future for journalism.” (Poynter) 2. How journalism is taught in China (Columbia Journalism Review) 3. New technology has been a game-changer for people with disabilities. One student’s story  (eSchool […] more »

by Nathan Gibbs

The best stories across the web on media and technology, curated by Nathan Gibbs 1. Joshua Kopstein: Dear Congress, it’s no longer OK to not know how the Internet works (Motherboard) 2. Schools explore rules to limit how teachers and students interact online (New York Times) 3. Demonstration of touchless control of smartphones and TVs (BBC News) 4. […] more »

by Aran Levasseur

Education content is sponsored by the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, which offers an intensive, cutting edge, three semester Master of Arts in Journalism; a unique one semester Advanced Certificate in Entrepreneurial Journalism; and the CUNY J-Camp series of Continuing Professional Development workshops focused on emerging trends and skill sets in the industry. We are […] more »

by Aran Levasseur

“Education,” scholar and writer Ralph Ellison once said, “is a matter of building bridges.” And perhaps, no bridge is more important than the bridge to the future. As educators, it’s our responsibility to prepare students for the world of tomorrow. Yet tomorrow isn’t what it used to be. The timeline from the Gold Rush to […] more »

by Audrey Watters

Last week, a  study by the Pew Internet and American Life Project found that cell phones have become “near ubiquitous”: 83 percent of American adults own one. Over half of all adult mobile phone owners had used their phones at least once to get information they needed right away. And more than a quarter said […] more »