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Technology in Education

Michigan Virtual University

MVU: Online Course Results Mixed Among Michigan K-12 Students

A new report from Michigan Virtual University finds mixed results for online learning in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2014

The Kettering Univerisity FIRST Robotics district competition March 3, 2012. Photo courtesy Kettering University.

FIRST Robotics Adds 77 New Michigan Teams, Now Top State In U.S.

A new season is upon the FIRST Robotics competition teams across the country, and Michigan leads the way with more high school teams than any other state.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2014

WWJ tech editor Matt Roush, with "The Brainy Bunch"

Marcus Garvey Students Win Compuware App Challenge, Ride On Thanksgiving Float

Four fifth-grade girls from the Detroit Public Schools’ Marcus Garvey Academy earned first place Wednesday afternoon in the Compuware Mobile App Challenge — a competition to design the best app idea for concept development by Compuware.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/30/2013

(Credit: Detroit Entrepreneurship Network)

U-M Students Fired Up About Basketball And Entrepreneurship

Students at the University of Michigan aren’t just fired up about the Final Four. They’re also excited about entrepreneurship programs on the Ann Arbor Campus. During March Madness, 18 student organizations have come together over the past month to celebrate a Month of Entrepreneurship at U-M.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2013

Credit: www.hfmgv.org

The “Maker” Movement

“Makers” use technology such as 3D printers and easy-to-use programming tools to create devices that send Twitter messages when a plant needs to be watered, or a harp made of lasers or even 3D-printed playable electric guitars.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

In this handout photo provided by NASA, a Solar and Heliospheric Observatory image shows Region 486 that unleashed a record flare last week (lower left) November 18, 2003 on the sun.

Solar Flares

The burst or wave that results from the flare is a coronal mass ejection or scientists simply call it CME.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2012

Detroit Institute of Arts

Art Is Everywhere!

There are all sorts of connections between arts and sciences.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

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More School Districts Offering All-Day Kindergarten

Introducing your children to all-day Kindergarten can help set them up to be successful in school for the rest of their lives.

11/14/2011

Students of the Hondsrug college use iPa

Taking Notes ‘On The Cloud’

Cloud note-taking services allow busy students to stay organized by synchronizing their notes online through companies such as SpringPad, Evernote, SimpleNote and Microsoft OneNote.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/24/2011

Getty Images

Cloud Storage Services: Great For College Students

Cloud Storage services, such as Dropbox, allow college students to easily store and share documents, photos, videos and other types of files over the internet – easing the way they communicate and learn in school.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/05/2011