Learning Resources


Online Guide Helps Students Learn How to Create Immersive Media

Among the topics: how to identify the "big ideas" worth exploring and personalize them; how to do 360-degree recording and handle pre-production, production and post-production; and how to share the film "with the world" and assess its impact. There's also an educator resource on integrating video production into the curriculum.

Legends of Learning to Add PhET Interactive Science Simulations

PhET, a non-profit project within the University of Colorado, Boulder, is teaming up with Legends of Learning, a middle school science gaming company, to put its science and math-based interactive simulations on the gaming platform.

High Schools to Teach App Development in New STEM Communities

Students at 57 NAF academies this year will have a chance to develop Android mobile apps using Lenovo devices and win tech prizes,

LA County Students to Build STEM Skills in Fab Labs

The fab labs were created by the public university with help from Toyota, the W.M. Keck Foundation and Motivo Engineering to address several issues described as “the heart of the STEM crisis” by the organizations.

Minecraft: Education Edition Reboots The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail Experience is one of several partnerships that Microsoft has recently taken on to boost its education offerings.

Samsung STEAM Competition Asks Students to Solve Community Challenges

STEAM teachers in grades 6-12 can submit an application through Nov. 9 for a chance to win a share of $2 million worth of Samsung tech.

Literacy Program Links Student Books to ELA Standards

A new literacy program aims to help teachers and students in grades 2-5 meet evolving state standards for English language arts (ELA) instruction.

STEM Learning Kits with Arduino Sensors Now Free for Teachers

The kit (typically priced at $150) includes an Arduino sensor board, which lets students conduct basic coding experiments and collect data through small, commercial satellites.

Homework Game Changer Kahoot! Launches Mobile App

Kahoot! has launched its mobile app for iOS and Android that is designed to make homework fun and more social for students.

Khan Academy Launches Free Challenge to Improve Growth Mindset

The six-week challenge is designed to get students in grades 3-12 started on the right foot this school year.

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