In an effort to keep student athletes safe, PublicSchoolWORKS has released a suite of concussion-related safety trainings for coaches, educators, nurses or other staff clinicians at schools.
Now in its 15th year since its nationwide expansion in 2002, DoD STARBASE will introduce augmented reality (AR) and Internet of Things (IoT) concepts into its curriculum. Program participants will soon be able to use ThingWorx Studio, a solution that transforms IoT applications into immersive AR experiences.
A new adaptive diagnostic for math has been added to IXL, a personalized learning program that is used by one in nine students in the United States.
A virtual reality artist-in-residence at Brown University and 14 undergraduate students are working on an independent study project designed to bring the Gaspee Affair to virtual reality and education.
FIRST, an international nonprofit organization, selected water as the theme for the 2017-2018 FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. seasons. In addition, LEGO is out with lesson plans for a range of STEM topics, available to teachers at no-cost.
Gale's In Context suite offers media-rich resources designed to integrate easily with curricula and offers videos, articles, charts, images, infographics and more with accessibility features such as text and voice translation in a dozen languages. The suite also allows users to search resources by Lexile score or complexity level.
Online publisher Shmoop has launched new learning guides, online courses and test prep resources to start the upcoming school year.
In time for back-to-school season, Google for Education has rolled out 10 updates to Classroom and Forms that are designed to help teachers save time and stay organized.
K–12 teachers have observed that playing Minecraft during class positively impacts their students’ decision-making and communication skills, while helping them build empathy skills, according to a new survey.
The education nonprofit is piloting two new, openly-licensed curricula for mathematics and English language arts subjects.