K-12 Technology News

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MyStemKits Releases Library of 3D Printing Projects

The library features nearly 100 kits that offer standards-aligned projects for K–12 classrooms.

U.S. K–12 Teachers Reluctant to Integrate Social Media in Classrooms

Nearly nine in 10 (86 percent) of American K–12 teachers have not integrated social media into their classrooms, and the majority (62 percent) indicate that they do not plan to do so, according to a recent University of Phoenix College of Education survey of teachers nationwide.

New K-12 Digital Collection Delivers History Sources to Students

School libraries will have the opportunity to supply digital source content to history and social studies students without teachers or media specialists having to compile it themselves.

Kids-Tech Launches Elementary Classes Using VR, Drones and 3D Printing

Kids-Tech, an Atlanta-based ed tech company, has launched Tech Class, a year-long program for elementary school kids designed to help build a foundation of knowledge in technology. The weekly classes cover 3D printing, app building, drones and virtual reality.

National Science Teachers Association Release Back-to-School Resources for Parents

The NSTA is offering free resources for parents to support their students in science learning.

U.S. Performance Academy Adopts Digital Curriculum for Student Athletes

The United States Performance Academy, a private school for competitive athletes in middle and high school, is now using instructional materials from a private partner.

Project Lead the Way Streamlines How Schools Buy Components

A non-profit organization that helps schools add STEM curriculum to their courses has teamed up with an electronic components distributor to make their parts available to schools more efficiently.

Cyber Patriot Adds American Military U Support

American Military University has become the newest sponsor of the Air Force Association's CyberPatriot STEM program.

Explain Everything Unveils New iOS, Android Apps

Explain Everything has relaunched the Android and iOS versions of its interactive screencasting whiteboard tool with an updated interface.

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