K-12 Technology News
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RAFT (Resource Area for Teaching), a non-profit founded in 1994 to aid in hands-on teaching, has developed a new range of products and services designed to help teachers take advantage of school-based makerspaces.
A group of low-income, first generation high school students in Pennsylvania have completed a six-week summer research project at Penn State University.
A cyber security program sponsored by the National Security Agency has wooed 23 students to attend a six-week course at the University of California Berkeley.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Drawp for School, a classroom workflow management tool, has introduced the Drawp Resource Marketplace, where teachers can browse, create and share digital learning resources.
Second Avenue Learning, in partnership with iCivics, is offering a special promotion on its Voters Ed program.
- By John K. Waters
A UC Berkeley research team will be using a second grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to expand on prior research that created online assessments for Next Generation Science Standards.
Waterford Graded School District in Wisconsin is updating its 1-to-1 Chromebook initiative for students in grades 3-8.