The Library will award $950,000 to one or more grantees to support the development of Web- and mobile-based applications for K-12 education. To be eligible, apps must deal with the subjects of Congress and civic participation.
- By Christopher Piehler
Chet Bembenek, technology manager for a small district in Wisconsin, shares his tips for making the most of the typically limited technology budgets schools have to work with.
The University of Akron will host a STEM career day featuring a challenge asking students in grades 6-12 to build a Rube Goldberg machine in competition for $15,000 in prizes.
The essay by a third-grader won thousands of dollars of equipment and software for her East Los Angeles elementary school.
The proposed law would require states to create their own accountability systems and bar the federal government from incentivizing states to adopt specific standards, such as the Common Core State Standards.
Instructure has given its 2015 Canvas Grants to 10 K-12 educators who demonstrated in their submitted proposals the best ways to develop innovative programs and improve education.
Schools have until April 5 to vie for one of 20 3D printers being given away by open source proponent Aleph Objects.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.
Teacher teams at West Gate Elementary School and Pine City High School have been awarded technology and professional development grants valued at $250,000 from assessment solution provider Naiku.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.