The use of technology-enabled approaches in education is receiving attention today as the White House hosts its second "College Opportunity Day of Action."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Five more universities will receive funding to implement the UTeach Expansion Program.
Kuka Robotics has debuted a program designed to help high schools, community colleges, universities and vocational schools offer a certificate based on robotics, Kuka Official Robotics Education.
One of the first FIRST Competition qualifying rounds for elementary school robotics teams takes place in Grandville, MI, a hotbed of robotics activity.
The technology provider for small businesses will contribute to the Boston-based CodeEd, which offers computer programming classes for girls.
The new professional learning community is intended to help teachers integrate computer science and coding into their classroom lessons.
- By Christopher Piehler
University of California, Davis will host its annual Conference on Integrated Computing and STEM Education Sunday, November 9 at the UC Davis Conference Center.
GlassLab, a nonprofit developer of digital learning games, has partnered with Clever to give schools using Clever Instant Login free access to GlassLab's SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge game for the 2014-2015 school year.
Tinkerine, a manufacturer of 3D printers, has launched a pilot program for schools featuring lectures, workshops and special events focused on 3D printing.
Skype in the Classroom has partnered with Code.org to connect students with tech professionals in an effort to encourage more kids to pursue careers in computer science.