K-12 Technology News
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Lawmakers in North Carolina have allocated funding towards scholarships for up to 160 college students who commit to teaching a STEM subject or special education within the state.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Researchers look at outcomes for students who were part of the generation that came of age during the dot-com bubble, the attacks of September 11, the Great Recession and myriad changes in the business of higher education, including higher tuition and a greater reliance on ever-larger student loans.
Crayola, the crayon and coloring company, has launched its first professional development (PD) and learning program for teachers, called creatED.
Kahoot!, the popular game-based learning platform, has added $10 million of funding to its series A financing round, the company said Wednesday. A group of new private investors from Norway, where Kahoot! is based, led this series A extension funding round, joining current investors Microsoft Ventures, Creandum and Northzone.
The DigiLab 3D45 offers remote build management, including network support, a 720p camera for monitoring the build, monitoring of multiple 3D printers and a cloud-based slicing tool.
MeTEOR Education is out with a companion workbook for "Humanizing the Education Machine: How to Create Schools that Turn Disengaged Kids Into Inspired Learners." The new "Humanizing the Education Machine: Thinking Guide" builds on ideas from the book and allows readers to personalize them for specific communities, schools, classrooms and learning goals.
This year, more than 29,000 female students took an Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science (CS) exam, according to a report by Code.org. That’s 11 times more than the number of female students, 2,600, who took the AP CS exam 10 years ago.
More than 16,000 students, teachers, industry professionals and others attended the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, a SME and Stsratasys-hosted conference that showcases career and technical education students participating in SkillsUSA.
DreamBox Learning is out with a professional development solution that leverages real-time student data from the company's adaptive learning platform for mathematics.
The FBI has issued a consumer notice warning that internet-connected toys could pose a privacy and contact threat to children, because of the large amount of personal information that may be unknowingly revealed.