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Science, Technology, Engineering & Math


Utah Piloting Copia Digital Learning Platform for Statewide OER Science Curriculum

A statewide open educational resources program in Utah is piloting digital learning content for science instruction in grades 3-12.

SPARKvue Adds Real-Time Collaboration for Lab Activities

PASCO scientific has updated its K-12 science learning application, SPARKvue. The latest version enables students and teachers to share data and collaborate on lab activities in real time, and adds an array of other new features for students and teachers.

AspireIT Initiative To Engage 10,000 Middle School Girls in Computing Programs

The National Center for Women & Information Technology is scaling up its NCWIT AspireIT initiative, which enlists technical high school or college women in designing and leading computing programs for younger girls, to engage 10,000 middle school girls in learning computing concepts.

CIA's School District Becomes CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

A school district in Virginia has become the fourth educational entity to join a special program promoting cyber education among young people.

Global Specialties Intros Robotic Arm for Teaching Engineering

Global Specialities, a developer of electronics training products, has introduced a robotic arm designed to help teach basic electronics, mechanics and programming.

Report: 83 Percent of High Schools Offer Online Courses

Only 17 percent of high schools do not currently offer any online classes and more than 40 percent are offering online courses in English language arts, history, math or science, according to the latest report from Project Tomorrow's Speak Up report.

FIRST LEGO League Gives Global Innovation Awards

Dean Kamen, inventor and founder of FIRST, a not-for-profit organization created to inspire young people’s participation and interest in science and technology, honored the winners.

Waco ISD Piloting Hands-on Pre-K STEM Program

Next school year Waco (TX) ISD will pilot a new STEM curriculum for pre-K students, developed in concert by Accelerate Learning and Rice University.

Students Blow through Wind Power in Free Virtual Lab

A new free virtual lab teaches students in grades 9-12 how turbines work to generate wind energy.

K-12 Schools Get Free Cloud-Based GIS Mapping Software

Esri today reported it's committing up to $1 billion in free accounts for its cloud-based GIS mapping software, hosted through Amazon Web Services. Amazon said it's committing AWS resources for three years to support the effort for all schools that participate.

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