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The nonprofit Code.org launched its Hour of Code campaign on Monday, which seeks to teach 5 million students in 33,000 classrooms across the world at least one hour of computer science this week.
While many teachers probably think some students spend too much time on social media sites such as Facebook, the social network’s founder is among several philanthropists who have pledged millions that could help bring the Internet to public school classrooms across America.
There’s not exactly an app for it, but according to researchers the iPad can actually help some students learn science. The tablet computer apparently helps students better grasp some nuances of science better than traditional classroom instruction.
According to a new study, children who play with their food are learning about the nature of non-solid objects.
Students, some of whom will have only recently earned their driver’s licenses, will soon have the opportunity to test drive vehicles for use on other planets, asteroids, moons and comets.
Preschool-age children can learn heart-healthy eating habits, thanks in part to the long-running television program Sesame Street, according to research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2013 conference in Dallas on Monday.
Directly paying students to eat a fruit or vegetable is less expensive and gets better results.
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