Category: school

Lambda School raises $74M for its virtual coding school where you pay tuition only after you get a job
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Lambda School raises $74M for its virtual coding school where you pay tuition only after you get a job

In the world of technology, online learning has been one of the bigger beneficiaries of the last several months, with people staying home and away from their normal routines because of the coronavirus pandemic and using that time to expand their knowledge, or more critically, figure out what to do next if they want to change…

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‘Magic School Bus’ Author Joanna Cole Dies at Age 75
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‘Magic School Bus’ Author Joanna Cole Dies at Age 75

NEW YORK (AP) — Author Joanna Cole, whose “Magic School Bus” books transported millions of young people on extraordinary and educational adventures, has died at age 75. Scholastic announced that Cole, a resident of Sioux City, Iowa, died Sunday. The cause was idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. “Joanna Cole had the perfect touch for blending science and…

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School Calls Police Over BB Gun in Boy’s Home During Virtual Class
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School Calls Police Over BB Gun in Boy’s Home During Virtual Class

Police were called to a Baltimore County, Maryland, home after school personnel spotted a BB gun in the home during a virtual class session. Fox 45 News reports that the BB gun was seen in an 11-year-old boy’s bedroom, and the boy’s mother, Courtney Lancaster, said shortly thereafter police were knocking on her door. “I…

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A Norwegian school quit using video calls after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link
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A Norwegian school quit using video calls after a naked man ‘guessed’ the meeting link

A school in Norway has stopped using popular video conferencing service Whereby after a naked man apparently “guessed” the link to a video lesson. According to Norwegian state broadcaster NRK, the man exposed himself in front of several young children over the video call. The theory, according to the report, is that the man guessed…

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French High School Students to Get Bitcoin Introductory Classes
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French High School Students to Get Bitcoin Introductory Classes

The French Ministry of National Education amended its syllabus to incorporate cryptocurrencies and bitcoin. Students will learn about the functions of bitcoin. While this will be covered as a supplementary topic, it might help spark the interest of students. The European Union (EU) appears to have a neutral stance on bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. The region’s…

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