Archive for month: November, 2018

A bold step for womankind: Meet the young women behind Kyrgyzstan’s satellite program

Ranging in age from 17 to 25, they are challenging their country’s gender norms by learning engineering and coding, and setting their sights on infinity and beyond. In Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, a dedicated group at the Kyrgyz Space [...]

7 strategies to keep your phone from taking over your life

Raúl Soria We’re distracted like never before — and our phones are probably the biggest culprit. But there is a way you can live with one and still get things done. Productivity expert Chris Bailey shares what worked for him. [...]

6 great apps to try next, recommended by and for educators

Looking to mix things up in your classroom next year? There’s an app for that! We asked TED-Ed Innovative Educators to share the apps they’d like to see every educator try in 2018. Here’s what they suggest: Swift Playgrounds “Swift [...]

5 places where any kid can learn how to code

“The kids of today tap, swipe and pinch their way through the world. But unless we give them tools to build with computers, we are raising only consumers instead of creators,” says programmer Linda Liukas. That’s why parents and teachers [...]