K-12 Technology News

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Open STEM Platform Expands Curriculum, Technology and Professional Development Content

Ardusat launched a new platform, the Experiment Hub, that provides tools to help teachers guide their students through hands-on experiments.

Study: Time Spent with Course Content Isn't Biggest LMS Predictor of Student Success

The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.

Fayetteville State Lands Grant to Promote CS with Neighborhood Kids

A North Carolina university is working with a recreation center down the block from campus to teach elementary and middle school kids in the neighborhood how to code.

Learning Counsel Releases Digital Survey and Assessment Tool

The Learning Counsel has released its 2016 Digital Curriculum Strategy Survey and Assessment Tool. The free assessment, available at thelearningcounsel.com, is designed to help educators understand where their school or district stands in terms of digital transition.

Digital Literacy Platform to Add 850 Digital Books

LightSail Education partnered with Antares Reading to add more than 850 original digital books, available in English and Spanish.

ENCO Updates Captioning System to Work with Pre-Recorded Video

Later this week, a broadcast technology company will introduce an updated version of its captioning technology to address the captioning of pre-recorded content.

Project Catalogs, Creates Apps for Special Education

Special education educators now have access to a math-learning app, as part of an online catalog of apps for students in special education.

Cornell Middle School STEM Program is for the Birds

Sometimes STEM is for the birds. That's what middle schoolers learned during a set of free workshops run this summer by Cornell University.

Virginia Tech Facility Offers STEM Training for Teachers, Students

Virginia Tech is providing hands-on STEM training to both teachers and students with a new learning environment that is part lab, part makerspace and part classroom.

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