K-12 Technology News
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A new literacy program aims to help teachers and students in grades 2-5 meet evolving state standards for English language arts (ELA) instruction.
The kit (typically priced at $150) includes an Arduino sensor board, which lets students conduct basic coding experiments and collect data through small, commercial satellites.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) continued to lead the market despite slipping in both revenue and market share.
Kahoot! has launched its mobile app for iOS and Android that is designed to make homework fun and more social for students.
Wonder Workshop, provider of classroom robots Dash and Dot, has launched the 2017-2018 Wonder League Robotics Competition.
Non-profit education research group LRNG-GlassLab is seeking teachers in grades 5-11 interested in trying a follow-up to GlassLab's collaboration game, Deep Sea Crisis, as part of research project.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Khan Academy has launched LearnStorm, a free six-week challenge designed to help students in grades 3-12 combat summer learning loss.
The HP Stream 11 Pro G4 Education Edition notebook features a rugged design with co-molded rubber and a unique impact-dispersion pattern designed to protect the hinges along with a spill-resistant keyboard and an optional "always-on" case.
Visible Body, producer of human anatomy apps, has added augmented reality functionality to its Human Anatomy Atlas app.
Teacher Advisor with Watson 1.0 uses artificial intelligence from Watson, IBM's Jeopardy!-playing robot, now trained by math experts with feedback from more than 1,000 math teachers, to help K-5 teachers with targeted math resources for their students.