K-12 Technology News
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Tableau's analytics — which Gartner rated highly for innovating business intelligence — will be integrated into PeopleAdmin’s TalentEd solution, which helps school districts automate and streamline talent management functions.
Almost two years after announcing plans to bring high-speed internet to every classroom by 2018, the governor of Next Mexico said 99 percent of the state's public schools now have access to broadband, primarily through fiber optic connections.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Educators and parent groups have less than three weeks to apply for $2,000 to $5,000 grants from the Lowe's Small Toolbox for Education grant program.
Fifty-six percent of respondents told researchers the number of students classified as special education was appropriate, and only 21 percent said somewhat fewer students should be classified within their system. Seventeen percent said somewhat more students should receive classification.
The new site offers tools for users to meet other makers, learn about engineering disciplines, share projects or meet mentors among Cornell graduate students, alumni and professors.
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.
The badges are based on the Open Badge standards and will be issued to users as they are awarded grades to be displayed or otherwise shared.
European Schoolnet, a network of 31 European Ministries of Education based in Belgium, is working with gaming company Triseum on the research effort. Over the 2017-2018 school year, teachers and students will utilize the company’s ARTé: Mecenas and Variant: Limits games during class to understand core calculus concepts.
Nearly four in five, 77 percent, of education institutions are unprepared for IT risks, according to a new survey.