Coding has replaced history and geography in Australia’s new digital technologies curriculum which was endorsed by education ministers on Friday.
As The Australian reports, it ensures that 21st century computer coding will be taught in primary schools from Year 5, and programming will be taught from Year 7.
It’s as part of a slimmed-down national curriculum that was given the tick of approval by Education Minister Christopher Pyne in…
Imagine a computer programmer. What does this person look like? What is this person doing? Is the person with anyone? What kinds of hobbies might he or she have?
Laurene Powell Jobs, philanthropist and widow of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, has committed $50 million to XQ: The Super School Project, an effort looking to redefine and reimagine high school education in the U.S.
The project is a competition-based endeavor, giving teams the chance to dream up what an effective, innovative high school would look like. The months-long competition to modernize high schools will end with several teams receiving funding to make their proposals a reality.
Pretty, thin, toned, gorgeous, slim, happy, perfect
These are among the ideals of femininity that countless American women spend their lives chasing, because we are taught that beauty is power.
A woman may be intelligent, courageous and kind, but we often cannot celebrate her strength of character without also appraising her looks.
There is perhaps no single American tradition better at perpetuating that idea than the Miss America pageant.
Now in its 95th year, the pageant began as a bathing…