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Aaron Gifford

Aaron Gifford

Staff Writer, Center for Digital Education

Aaron Gifford has several years of professional writing experience, primarily with daily newspapers and specialty publications in upstate New York. He attended the University at Buffalo and is based in Cazenovia, NY.

At Syracuse University, professors from two different academic departments are developing an AI-powered treatment method they hope will weaken heroin or oxycodone cravings caused by neurophysiological stress.
A new iPad application from School Rebound SA analyzes the script or cursive writing of elementary students and employs gamification to teach them how to write more legibly.
The University of Southern California is developing Wi-Fi technology that will allow hearing-impaired students to tune into lectures and other campus events with their smartphones or receivers provided by the university.
With post-pandemic education relief funding programs drawing to a close, the nonprofit Consortium for School Networking has advice for K-12 schools on careful shopping, additional funding and maintenance practices.
Associate Professor Shiqi Zhang and two of his students say the cost, efficiency and accessibility of artificial intelligence-powered seeing-eye assistants could improve quality of life for the hearing-impaired.
Programs that subsidize Internet service for schools, libraries and low-income households hang in the balance under litigation by the nonprofit Consumers’ Research, which argues the FCC was not authorized to raise fees on phone calls.
The nonprofit Education at Work will use a grant from the Salesforce Foundation to fund the development of a hiring tool for Fortune 500 companies and a new employment “hub” in downtown Indianapolis.
A free AI-powered tool from the Journalistic Learning Initiative and Playlab Education Inc. is designed to instill in middle and high school students high standards for interviewing, fact-checking and reporting.
The nonprofit’s new state-by-state analysis of computer science education has good news and bad news: 2023 saw major progress in making it a requirement, but enrollment is not sufficiently high or equitable.
Vernier Science Education officials say their new program could accelerate STEM education past pre-pandemic levels and eventually change or at least improve the way those subjects are taught.