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8 Ways Tech is Improving Communication Between Student and Teacher

By | Dec 11, 2017 at 8:30 am

Technology is helping teachers to go beyond linear, text-based education and make student engagement and performance more efficient. Technology also makes students learn best in their learning pace and styles. Its role in the classroom has also evolved into an interactive learning tool that…

Startup Spotlight

Boston

Startup Spotlight: Final Exams, Santa Chatbot and Clean Up Your Email

By | Dec 8, 2017 at 1:30 pm

December is the month where the flurry of the holidays are in full swing and students are starting to stress out in anticipation of final exams. This week in Startup Spotlight we found companies helping students get through their final exams, gift giving chatbots, getting…

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Gear & Gadgets

5 Gifts Under $100 for the Graphic Designer on Your List

By | Dec 4, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Searching for the ultimate gift for the graphic designer in your life can be a challenge. Fortunately, we’ve gathered some ideas that could be great for the holiday, give them inspiration, and won’t break the bank. Here are 5 gifts under $100 you can…

Inspiration

Denver

Learning to Code Means Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

By | Nov 24, 2017 at 9:30 am

This is part three of my story as I transitioned from professional to student and a full-time learner.  Four weeks have passed already. Every morning we talk about what’s “clicking,” what we need help with, the tech events we’ve gone to, and big news in the…

Gear & Gadgets

How to Work a 3d Pen Like a Pro

By | Nov 23, 2017 at 12:45 pm

In all fairness to tech innovation, 3D printers are not only one of the most useful inventions made in recent times but also one of the most fun and engaging thing ever made. And the ability to compress all of the tech into a…

Coworking spaces

WeWork Gets Smart With Education for Adults and Kids

By | Nov 21, 2017 at 10:50 am

WeWork’s success is pretty undeniable at this point. Whether it’s their huge valuation or the fact that a new office pops up every five minutes, the coworking company has made a huge impact on the business world from coast to coast. And now, they’ve…

Funding

Denver

Galvanize Raises $7 Million to Expand Offerings

By | Nov 15, 2017 at 6:30 pm

Galvanize, the learning community for technology that offers education skilling programs in key technical disciplines and entrepreneur-focused workspaces, announced a $7 million investment led by existing investors ABS Capital Partners and University Ventures. The funding will be used to fulfill strong demand for Galvanize’s…

Programming education

No More Excuses: Learning to Code is Easier Than Ever

By | Nov 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

At this point, there is no excuse for not learning to code. There are so many accessible online and affordable courses that can help you build a foundation and work on your timeline. You might think you must go through an online college program…

Education

How to Choose the Right STEM Field

By | Nov 11, 2017 at 3:50 pm

A huge emphasis is placed on going to college for a degree in one of the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields. This makes sense when you consider that STEM-related industries are constantly growing and boast an average entry-level salary that is 26…

Dev & Design

How to Become a Graphic Design Savant

By | Nov 6, 2017 at 11:30 am

According to a variety of job reports, digital design was listed as one of the top jobs that pay well in the tech field. Graphic design can not only provide a solid base career wise (and you can do from home), but can take you…

HR and Recruiting

How to Break Into Data Science

By | Nov 3, 2017 at 12:20 pm

With the rise of data science-driven business strategies the need for talent is increasing. Data scientists become masters at accessing, cleaning, organizing, structuring and presenting data that help business owners make important decisions to get ahead of competition. This soft skill set has become…

Productivity

How to Improve Your Speed Reading Skills

By | Oct 30, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Are you a whole word or skimmer reader? The average reader can consume 300 words per minute, and if you are skimming, it can go up to 700 words per minute. With how much information you take in during the day, wouldn’t it be…

Productivity

How to Automate Tasks in Excel Like a Pro

By | Oct 27, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Think of Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) like Excel on steroids. By gaining knowledge of VBA you’ll be able to streamline tasks in Excel and turbocharge your data handling capabilities. If you are a spreadsheet ninja or aspire to be, then the Microsoft VBA Bundle is…

Programming education

Mastering Ethereum Blockchain Developer Skills Can Boost Your Career

By | Oct 25, 2017 at 1:30 pm

You’ve probably been hearing about Bitcoin awhile now, but what is this Ethereum? This digital currency was developed by Moscow-native, 23-year-old Vitalik Buterin, who set out to design a platform for smart contracts. Today, it’s a contender to be bigger than Bitcoin. Most recently,…

Gear & Gadgets

NYC

LEGO Celebrates Women of NASA With Latest Build Set

By | Oct 18, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Growing up if you were a girl that wanted to play with LEGOs, you had to head over to the boy’s isle and find the latest Sci-Fi set. Today, LEGO is developing more gender-neutral sets and finding new ways to encourage girls to become…

HR and Recruiting

Why Companies Are Hiring Employees Without a Tech Degree

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 3:50 pm

When you’re getting ready to hire a new employee, how much stock are you putting in the “education” section of that résumé? Many employers feel that a higher level of formal education provides an easily applicable screening criterion that helps weed out unqualified job…

Programming education

Get a Computer Science Education Without The Debt

By | Oct 9, 2017 at 11:30 am

A computer science degree can open many doors for your career in the tech industry. But, let’s face it, degrees are expensive and time-consuming. What if you could learn all the knowledge you’d get from a computer science degree, without having to shell out…