students

future

We Asked 105 Experts What Gives Them Hope About the Future

Welcome to the bright side of Motherboard’s two-part poll about the future.
Becky Ferreira
12.5.18
digital divide

School Board Bans Snow Days, Will Make Kids Work Online Instead

But the practice may hurt students who don't have access to the internet at home.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.1.18
humans of the year

Anicca Harriot Is Dabbing Her Way to the Stars

The 20-year-old biophysical sciences student went viral after posting a tweet calculating the angle of her dab, but that’s just one of many sci-tech accomplishments so far—and yet to come.
Carl Franzen
2.9.17
nasa

High School Students Are Building Their Own VR-Equipped Spaceship

Even Taylor Swift wants to get in on the ground floor of this CubeSat.
Becky Ferreira
11.30.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Are We Still Teaching Kids Cursive?

It's pretty, but only if you practice all the time...which no one does.
Kaleigh Rogers
6.3.16
Internet

Alaska Cancels School Tests After a Fiber Optic Cable Was Cut in Kansas

Someone ran it over with a backhoe.
Kate Lunau
4.6.16
Why Is This Still a Thing?

Why Is Going to School Early Still a Thing?

Won't somebody think of the teens?
Clinton Nguyen
2.26.16
indie

Take 10 Minutes to Play This Beautiful Hand-Painted Game

Who’d have thought a ten-minute game could be so bittersweet?
Brittany Vincent
12.5.15
News

NASA's Version of a Life Lesson Involves Blowing Up Students' Experiments Twice

If at first you don't succeed, keep building your experiment until it doesn't blow up on its way to space.
Jason Koebler
6.30.15
Internet

Why BushDid911.com Redirects to the University of Pittsburgh

It was redirecting to a Penn State student site, and now it's targeting Pitt.
Ben Richmond
5.15.15
apps

This Company Is Creeping Social Media For Cheating Students

Even teachers have gone to some extreme lengths to monitor students online in the past.
Kaleigh Rogers
3.18.15
Motherboard Blog

College Students Are Being Fleeced By the Government

The average student now leaves school with $27,000 in loan debt, which can quickly balloon into the hundreds of thousands upon default once the interest and fees start piling up.
ALEC LIU
8.20.13
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