Learning Resources

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.

NSTA Releases STEM Curriculum Series Focused on Innovation

The National Science Teachers Association’s NSTA Press has released the first five books of its new STEM Road Map Curriculum Series for K–12.

Google Unveils Digital Collection and Upcoming Curriculum on U.S. Latino Arts and Culture

Ahead of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Google released a collection of more than 4,300 archives and 90 multimedia exhibits, as well as virtual tours on Google Expeditions that share stories related to Latino history, culture and contributions in the United States.

Renaissance Flow 360 Integrates Teacher-Approved Resources

Renaissance has partnered with Education.com in order to bring teacher-approved digital resources, tools and materials from the online education hub to the Renaissance Flow 360 platform.

Report: Makerspaces, Coding, Robotics Pick Up Momentum in Schools

Once again this school year, schools will be ramping up robotics programs and opening more makerspaces, according to the latest report from the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking.

Duolingo Brings Tinycards Test Prep App to Android

Tinycards is a study aid designed for both K–12 and college students, which employs a spaced repetition technique and adapts to the individual user.

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