How might the return to classrooms affect covid-19 transmission?

As schools around the world return to classrooms, The Economist wonders whether the advent of new variants and higher rates of vaccinations among adults might drive infection rates in children now that schools have opened. The data shows that in “England…between May 20th and June 7th…the proportion of children between five and 12 testing positive…

Actually, Wearing a Mask Can Help Your Child Learn

There is still a lot of discussion over the usage of masks at school, especially at pre-school and elementary-school level. This article from the NY Times discusses how those opposed to wearing masks “have expressed concern that wearing masks will impair children’s ability to learn language and socialize”. But the fact is, backed up by…

Apple regrets confusion over ‘iPhone scanning’

Usually tactics by tech companies to help reduce child pornography are met with great appreciation. However the announcement by Apple, on August 5th, that the company was introducing new image detection software that would alert the company if any known illegal images were uploaded to the individual´s iCloud storage as well as a parental control…

Diseñar el colegio del futuro

En este momento con la vuelta al cole y todavía la resaca del Covid y las medidas de seguridad presentes en los colegios, es buen momento para reflexionar sobre cómo debería ser el futuro del sistema de educación. En este artículo de Educación 3.0 se recogen algunas de las conclusiones del encuentro ‘El colegio del…