K-12 Technology News
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Maryland’s network of public libraries is working with Workbench to expand its maker communities online, in an effort to increase access to making tools for millions of people across the state.
The deadline for two major federal grants is upon us. The "intent to apply" letter for the $15 million Magnet Schools Assistance Program Competition grant program is today, Jan. 9.
The China-based company last week unveiled its companion robot, iPal, designed as an educational friend for children aged 3-8.
Lego has unveiled a new robotics system that teaches kids computer science skills at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Virtual reality and robotics will become widely adopted in education in the next two to three years, and wearable devices are expected to become mainstream in the education space over the next four to five years, according to a recent report published by the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking.
The private community engagement network for p–K-12 family engagement has gained hundreds of thousands of new users and expanded its leadership team through its recent acquisition of Class Messenger.
Facebook is donating 500 virtual reality kits to Arkansas schools under a first-of-its-kind partnership between the social media company and the state, according to the Associated Press.
Consumer smartphone sales will rebound this year after hitting a three-year low in 2016, according to a new survey from Accenture.
Nearly all librarians (97 percent) say information literacy contributes to workforce success and more than four in five (83 percent) say it affects college graduation rates, and yet 44 percent said their library does not support information literacy as much as it should, according to a new survey from ProQuest.
Lenovo is showcasing the prototype for its own self-contained VR headset this week at the annual International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.