Project Minerva

Could a start-up company challenge the university system? We look at why higher education is so expensive and the goals of the Minerva Project.

How to Learn Braille Without Even Trying

Could video games be good for your brain?

It's a common belief that video games rot your brain, but some studies have shown that video games might actually improve cognitive capabilities. How can we use video games to boost our brains, teach counter-intuitive concepts and even learn about ourselves?

Will Machines Replace Human Teachers?

Will human teachers be put out of the job by the Web and adaptive tutor software? Join the discussion in this blog post from Fw:Thinking.

A Couple of MOOCs

Are online educational courses as effective as traditional classes? What are the different options for distance learning? What is the future of online education?

We Do Need Some Education

Changes are coming in the future of education, but maybe not in the ways you'd think. Learn more about the future of education in this post.

Sci-Fi High

Will we ever be able to beam information directly to our brains? Is there something fundamental about learning a concept that tech can't replace? How will we learn in the future?

How the Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope Works

The Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope magnifies 35x to 53x. Read about the Zoomy Handheld Digital Microscope in this Fw:Thinking blog post.