The virtual schools market in North America is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 12.82 percent during the period 2017-2021, according to a new report.
In the city that has been leading the fight to slow climate change, students will soon spend class time using an augmented reality (AR) game to figure out how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
AcademicWorks, a scholarship management company for K–12, higher education, foundations and grant-making institutions, has been acquired by Blackbaud, a cloud software company powering social causes.
Edgenuity, a provider of K–12 online and blended learning, is offering California high school students innovative new courses, including a state-required contemporary health course and a suite of electives that have earned “a-g” approval.
Each VR "book" incorporates virtual field trips, interactive games and learning activities, a "theater" experience, a teacher demo of an experiment and access to online assessments.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Utah-based Women Tech Council today launched the first expansion event of its SheTech program to provide access to hands-on tech experiences and mentorship with industry experts to high school girls across the state and in rural areas to engage and inspire them to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields and careers.
Ed Tech Strategies, a Virginia-based research and counsel consultancy, has published a K–12 Cyber Incident Map, an interactive visualization of cybersecurity-related incidents reported about United States K–12 public schools and districts from 2016 to the present.
A new VR editor designed for tablet-use from ThingLink offers a way for teachers and students to create interactive content.
ClassFlow, the free, next-generation lesson delivery software, has partnered with four digital content developers to provide teachers with expanded access to the latest innovative, immersive and interactive educational content.
PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), a multinational professional services company, is launching “Access Your Potential,” a five-year, $320 million commitment that will focus on providing tools, training and mentorship to students, educators and guidance counselors across the United States, with the goal of closing the opportunity, education and skills gaps.