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3D Printer Shipments to Double in 2016

Global sales of 3D printers will more than double from last year to 2016, growing 108 percent from 219,168 shipments to 455,772, according to a new report from Gartner.

IBM Launches New Education App for iPad

IBM is launching its first education app for iPads. IBM Watson Element for Educators is designed to enable a new level of engagement for teachers by providing a more comprehensive view of each student, including data on interests, accomplishments, academic performance, attendance, behaviors and learning activities.

Survey: Technology Use Almost Universal for U.S. Children Under 6

A new national survey of technology use by children under 6 indicates that 85 percent of parents allow their young children to use technology in the home. More than three quarters of parents surveyed said they use tech along with their children on a daily basis for up to two hours, with television, tablets, smartphones and computers the most frequently used.

Stanford VR Project Shows Students Oceans of the Future

A new, free virtual reality program allows users to explore just what happens as climate change kills off coral reefs.

New Program Delivers First Certified Flipped Educators

Less than a month after the Flipped Learning Global Initiative announced a new certification track, the organization has its first group of 16 credential holders.

Dash, Dot Robots Add Apple Coding Language

Apple has teamed up with Wonder Workshop to teach students Swift, Apple's easy-to-use programming language.

Ohio 13-Year-Old Wins $25K in 2016 Young Scientist Challenge

A 13-year-old ninth grader from Mason, OH has won the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge in St. Paul, MN. Maanasa Mendu won $25,000 and the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” immediately following a live competition Tuesday at the 3M Innovation Center.

LearnZillion Beefs up District Focus

An education technology company that provides free digital lessons aligned to the Common Core has restructured its site to better address the unique needs of its two constituents: teachers and districts.

Global Classroom Display Market Expected to Grow 30% by 2020

The global classroom displays market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 30.04 percent during the period 2016-2020, according to a new report by Dublin-based firm Research and Markets.

Triumph Learning Adds Customized Assessments, New Media Resources to Coach Digital

Triumph Learning has introduced an enhanced version of its Coach Digital teacher toolbox, a collection of instructional materials that teachers can use in the K-12 classroom.

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