The California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress (CAASPP), that state’s student assessment system, on Monday announced it would begin using the Desmos calculator for online testing.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) today launched a Pinterest page of K–12 educational resources, in an effort to reach more students, families and educators across the state.
Prolific Labs, a startup software and solutions company based in Austin, TX, has released a new tool to help K–12 students improve news literacy and better judge the credibility of online news.
Maryland’s network of public libraries is working with Workbench to expand its maker communities online, in an effort to increase access to making tools for millions of people across the state.
The China-based company last week unveiled its companion robot, iPal, designed as an educational friend for children aged 3-8.
Lego has unveiled a new robotics system that teaches kids computer science skills at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Octopus, an up-and-coming smartwatch for children aged 3-8, has raised nearly $1 million on Indiegogo, an international crowdfunding website.
Barnes & Noble is celebrating pre-K—12 educators by hosting several events and offering a number of discounts on books, toys and games available in store and online.
Discovery Education has now begun to build virtual reality experiences into its digital content. Recently, the company announced the addition of three new VR components to its social studies products.
- By Dian Schaffhauser