This fall, Sprint is issuing one hotspot, tablet or smartphone to each student within Milwaukee Public Schools (WI), as part of the company's initiative to close the digital divide for students without adequate home internet access.
The company, which offers schools student behavior tracking and referral management, recently received more than $150 million from Boston-based BV Investment Partners to increase its acquisition capacity.
Instructure today revealed a new partnership with Cerego, bringing the latter’s advanced personalized learning platform to the Canvas learning management system.
The Alabama State Department of Education in May launched its fifth annual Alabama Summer Learning Challenge. The program, which runs through the end of July, aims to boost student engagement in reading, math, science and other core subjects over the summer by providing free access to a number of online learning tools and resources.
Miami-Dade County Public Schools, CareerSource South Florida and TechLaunch @FVI teamed up to bring coding bootcamps to the next-generation workforce in Miami this summer.
Facebook last week at its F8 developer conference unveiled a program that aims to connect developers around the world and foster collaboration in computer science.
Curriki, an online platform of K–12 open educational resources (OER) used by 13 million users worldwide, wants to expands its collection of 629 free educational resources in Spanish and has opened a call for Spanish-language teaching materials.
The upcoming app features characters from Sesame Street and leverages IBM Watson’s natural language processing and other cognitive technologies to help young children learn to spell and improve their literacy skills.
The resources are available through Google’s Be Internet Awesome project, which was evaluated by the International Society for Technology (ISTE) and received the Seal of Alignment for Readiness for its pedagogical value.
Florida private schools participating in either the Florida Tax Credit or the Gardiner Scholarship Program can now use a math and reading assessment system from Curriculum Associates to meet program requirements.