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THE Journal is relaunching its K–12 IT Salary and Job Satisfaction Survey. To date, thousands of K–12 IT professionals have participated, providing valuable insights into the profession for their peers and colleagues.
Khan Academy has launched a limited pilot of a new learning guide called Khanmigo for educators, powered by GPT-4, the next-generation of OpenAI's large language model technology, which formally launched today as well.
A collaboration of ed tech providers led by nonprofit 1EdTech Consortium has resulted in an updated open standard for interoperability that allows K–12 school districts to automatically combine assessment results and grades from districts’ various platforms and tools, enabling teachers and administrators to see all their students’ results data in one place.
The security appliance market saw a substantial increase year over year, with five manufacturers dominating in the fourth quarter of 2022.
The Toshiba America Foundation is offering grants for projects the use project-based learning to teach STEM.
A review of data from more than 225,000 female middle and high school students has revealed a major gap between the aptitude of girls for STEM and their interest in pursuing STEM careers. It also found their interest exceeds aptitude in some non-STEM disciplines.
New research shows that an overwhelming majority of education institutions in the United States have incorrectly configured email security settings and as a result are more susceptible to phishing and spoofing threats.
Ed tech companies announcing new executive appointments in the first quarter of 2023 include Discovery Education, EDC, GoGuardian, Panorama Education, Kami, Tools for Schools' BookCreator, PowerSchool, 7 Mindsets, and FEV Tutor.
FLINT Systems has released what it describes as the "first linguistic tool designed to detect whether a document was authored by its attributed author." The system is designed not simply to detect whether a piece of writing was authored by an AI, but whether it was written by the person claiming authorship at all.
Museum of Science Boston's new STEM instructional content for grades 1–8 now available on Kahoot is the culmination of the museum’s "MOS at School" initiative, which brings together museum expertise, educators, and EiE, the museum's curriculum division.
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