A startup that builds interactive iPad games for its flagship gaming accessory that enables learners to “play beyond the screen” has received additional funding to bring some of its games to iPhones and introduce more character-driven content.
Amidst Computer Science Education Week events, one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2016 – and a favorite TV channel for many K–12 students – Cartoon Network has assembled an advisory board of academic and industry experts to help shape its STEAM education efforts.
Radio Rookies, a Peabody Award-winning show created by teens for teens on WYNC public radio, has released a new curriculum for teachers looking to teach audio journalists.
MobyMax, a provider of personalized learning curricula and educational tools that identify and fix learning gaps, has added seven new modules on phonics to its early reading system for grades K–8.
Currently, the contents will include about 5,000 items, but as the Library of Congress continues to digitize its map collections, the number of items shared will increase.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
To help Fairbanks North Star Borough School District achieve its strategic plan, the district has hired Education to implement personalized learning throughout its elementary and secondary schools.
Education leaders and technology developers looking to introduce pilot programs can now consult a step-by-step framework developed by Digital Promise, a nonprofit organization working to accelerate innovation in education.
Council Bluffs Community School District has received a $54,500 grant from Google to purchase 28 virtual reality kits with 15 headsets each, in an effort to boost student engagement and diversify instruction.
An additional 14 elementary schools and five middle schools will began a digital language-learning program this year.
More than 3 million students using the Math Techbook from Discovery Education will now have a chance to apply their knowledge of professional basketball to solving math problems, thanks to a new multi-year partnership with the NBA.