K-12 Technology News
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These are attractive targets because 3D-printed objects and parts are used in critical infrastructures around the world, such as healthcare, transportation, robotics, aviation and space, according to new research from the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the Georgia Institute of Technology who have found three way to detect cyberattacks on 3D printers.
Gale's In Context suite offers media-rich resources designed to integrate easily with curricula and offers videos, articles, charts, images, infographics and more with accessibility features such as text and voice translation in a dozen languages. The suite also allows users to search resources by Lexile score or complexity level.
Curriki, a nonprofit provider of open educational resources, has added new workshops from Oracle Academy.
Online publisher Shmoop has launched new learning guides, online courses and test prep resources to start the upcoming school year.
To jump start a discussion on teacher PD, the NEA (National Education Association) and professional learning companies Corwin and Learning Forward conducted a survey of more than 6,300 teachers nationwide.
Cornell Tech recently held a workshop to help eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency begin creating computer science education strategies.
In time for back-to-school season, Google for Education has rolled out 10 updates to Classroom and Forms that are designed to help teachers save time and stay organized.
Sonic Foundry today introduced the Mediasite RL Mini, a scaled-down device for recording video and lecture materials in low-tech classrooms.
A new badging feature has been added to Performance Matters’ Professional Development Management solution, enabling school districts to define, create, manage and issue badges for teacher PD.