Learning

Advertising Duolingo Expands Into Podcasting With Real-Life Multi-Lingual Stories

Duolingo created a new podcast for listeners interested in brushing up on their Spanish

Design Braille Literacy Tool Helps The Visually Impaired Learn Independently

The Read Read exposes students to braille with a tactile board and audio pronunciation so they can learn on their own

Technology MIT Is Leveraging Micro-Learning To Make People Smarter

WaitSuite is a collection of apps that integrate ‘micro-learning moments’ into interfaces that you’re already using

Advertising Picking The Best Of This Year's April Fool's Ads

The highs and lows of this year's attempts at humor from brands

Design How Mixed Reality Is Making Its Way Into The Classroom

New York design agency Moment has developed a concept that inserts VR tech as a useful tool in education

Children A Watch That Can Actually Teach Your Kids About Good Habits

The icon-based device compels children to learn the importance of time, independence and scheduling

Matchmaking Service Connects People Looking For Knowledge Instead Of Dates

'Brain dating' service pairs like-minded people to share skills and wisdom

Home Hands-On Coding for Toddlers, No Screens or Reading Required

A new way to teach kids computer skills, before they can even read a book

Design STEAM Kits Prepare Kids for Jobs that Don't Yet Exist

New littleBits kits explore creativity through electronic building blocks

Editors Pick Hyper-Targeted Learning is Letting Busy Adults Pursue Continued Education

15-minute courses and topical email series are giving on-the-go students the educational malleability their busy lives demand

Gaming & Play Spello Sound Mat Helps Active Children Read with Stomping

Spelling Stomp game lets toddlers stomp out words in an active, interactive game

Innovation Alternative Learning Is Transplanting Traditional Education for Makers

Alternative curricula are expanding the collective know-how of the maker community and providing valuable insights for inventors at any stage of their project

Design Neglected Spaces Strategically Redesigned to Foster 21st Century Creative Thinking

No Right Brain Left Behind and Green Dot Public Schools convert an uninspired, underused public library into a modern space fit for 21st century learning

Partner Content The Unexpected Ways That Tablets Are Enriching Learning Experiences

Mobile devices are playing a pivotal role in learning by giving teachers and students access to highly engaging and interactive materials.