Computer Science for all K-12 Students – New York City shows the way

Hundreds of teachers in New York attended further training in Computer Science in August at the CS Institute in its CS4All-initiative. So far 1900 teachers from 800 schools have received training since the launch 2015. As a result in the 2018-19 school year, 160 000 New York City students learned …

Physical fitness training can significantly enhance cognitive training

eLearningworld News A new study from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign shows that athletes cross-training to gain physical skills works in a similar way for cognitive training too. The result is based on a 18-week study of 318 healthy young adults. The research leader, Aron Barbey, a professor of psychology, …

Latest News: LifeLong Learning – Investing time and effort in a new career after 50

eLearningworld News from Korea Have you passed 50 years of age? Then it is time to prepare for after the work force! In Seoul, Korea, LifeLong Learning Centers attract an increasing amount of students. In many cases people that is close to retirement-age, but instead of feeding doves, looking for …

The Century of the Brain and Computing Part 1: Introduction

”I believe that the 21st Century will be the Century of the brain.” Professor Patrick Aebischer, EPFL Both USA and EU have recently launched extraordinary longstanding projects in order to explore the human brain’s functions and how these work together. In particular for the EU initiative information- and communication technology (ICT) …