COVID-19 Coverage for Education and Technology


Kahoot Offers Free Access to Premium Version of Gaming Software

Education technology company Kahoot! has begun offering free access to the "premium" version of the program, which allows students to learn through gaming. This move comes in response to the number of schools and colleges that are shifting to online education to minimize face-to-face contact during the coronavirus pandemic.

Age of Learning Offers Free Access for Elementary Schools Affected by Coronavirus

The offer applies to three programs: ABCmouse, Adventure Academy and ReadingIQ.

Coronavirus Fears Lead to Cancellation of SXSW EDU

The SXSW EDU conference been canceled owing to fears over the Coronavirus. SXSW EDU is an annual education technology-focused event held in Austin, TX the week before the main SXSW festival, which has also been canceled.

Survey on Digital Learning Hints at Gaps in School Prep for 'Virus Days'

If more schools need to close even temporarily in response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), in some places, they may not be able to substitute at-home learning for in-class learning.

New Resource Aims to Educate Students, School Communities on Coronavirus

Discovery Education has released new resources aimed to help teachers educate students on the Coronavirus.

Coronavirus Forces Personal Computing Devices and Smartphones into Temporary Decline

All categories of computing devices, including tablets, desktops, workstations, laptops and smartphones, will be impacted in 2020 by the Coronavirus and its hit on the supply chain and global economies.

4 Resources on Coronavirus for K–12 Schools

If you're seeking useful resources for educating your students about COVID-19, here are four resources we recommend, ordered by youngest learner to oldest.

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