Oculus last week released some updates to its mobile virtual reality (VR) platform, including more ways to virtually connect with friends on Facebook, as well as few functionality and features for the Samsung Gear VR headset.
Every year, legions of K–12 students read through Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets in their English and language arts classes, but do they really understand what they’re reading? One website aims to make sense of the Bard’s poetic yet perplexing lines in modern English for contemporary young readers.
To help students kick bad study habits, Quizlet has added a new feature to its app that enables them to study more efficiently and effectively using machine learning and cognitive science. The new Quizlet Learn feature was unveiled onstage at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin.
To celebrate International Women’s Day Wednesday and Women’s History Month in March, NASA and Google Expeditions have teamed up to launch a series of virtual experiences that bring students into the careers of seven women working in STEM.
The new FuelEd Summit curriculum features interactive content, adaptive technology for differentiated instruction, and robust tools and analytics.
A new website launched by the Johns Hopkins University Center for Research and Reform in Education (CRRE) offers insights into K–12 reading and math programs.
New York-based hardware startup littleBits, known for its electronic building blocks and for being part of the Disney Accelerator program, has unveiled a new kit that teaches students in grades 3 to 8 how to code.
The new Ready Central hub supplies training videos, implementation tips, planning tools, best practices examples and more resources that support a blended core learning program.
Celebrating its fifth anniversary, the Raspberry Pi Foundation today introduced another version of its Raspberry Pi Zero microcomputer. The newest member of the family, Raspberry Pi Zero W, costs $10 and has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities.
The company has launched its Career Readiness Pathways for California, and online and blended learning program featuring more than 15 career pathways that align with the California Department of Education's career and technical education (CTE) model standards, as well as more than 100 CTE courses beyond the pathways' courses and supporting services.