A Microsoft project called "Project Torino" will teach blind students from seven to 11 years-old how to program and apply design thinking to projects.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The new “Protecting Privacy in Connected Learning, Version 3” toolkit serves as an "in-depth guide to key student data privacy laws," according to the Consortium for School Networking. The full toolkit is available for free.
More than 400 schools and eight higher education institutions across the United States will receive free 3D printers, metal printing machines and other supplies retailed at hundreds of thousands of dollars. GE is donating the supplies to help students build skills in computer-aided design and additive manufacturing.
With the upcoming training module, scheduled to be released in June, program participants will be able access courses “designed to teach observers how to conduct evidence-based observations and conversations to promote continuous growth."
Millions of classrooms worldwide using ThingLink image and video editors to create interactive digital content can now tap search filters on platform.
The department is hosting an expo to familiarize educators with tools that facilitate immersive learning experiences.
Schoology added Microsoft Office 365 integration, allowing individuals to use Microsoft Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc. without leaving the learning management system.
Apple has released its first full-year course to teach college students how to design mobile apps using the Swift programming language.
Tennessee, like many states, has been facing a shortage of qualified clinicians, but recently amended legislation seeks to open the door for schools to use online therapy services.
Alongside Google’s annual developer conference last week, the company held its fourth annual Youth I/O event at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Neary 150 students in grades 5-7 from around the Bay Area participated in activities that focused on digital storytelling, inventing, science and computer science (CS), according to a company blog post.