K-12 Technology News
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Wonder Workshop has introduced 21 lesson plans intended to help educators use robots Dash, Dot and Blocky to teach coding to their youngest students.
Samsung is partnering with McGraw-Hill Education to introduce a suite of hardware and services, dubbed Classroom in a Box, to K-12 schools.
Bretford, a provider of technology-enabled furniture for classrooms, has expanded its line of EDU 2.0 smart furniture with the addition of eight new tables in five shapes.
3D technology developer zSpace had a busy first day at the ISTE 2015 conference, introducing a new virtual reality learning tool and announcing a new partnership with an e-learning publisher.
Gale has become a Google for Education Partner and integrated the companies tools into its own products in an effort to better connect research technology with its users' workflows.
Despite a multitude of public and private initiatives, gender and racial gaps in STEM fields persist, according to a new STEM Index from U.S. News and World Report and Raytheon.
The University of North Carolina and business analytics firm SAS hope to boost enrollment in UNC’s Colleges of Education through improved performance tracking of teachers who graduate from the UNC system.
The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.
- By Christopher Piehler
In a June 29 special session at the annual ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) released the 6th annual NMC Horizon Report K-12 Edition, describing emerging technologies that are likely to have the most impact on teaching and learning.
Autodesk will make the Autodesk Design Academy, a collection of curriculum resources, available through iTunes U.