K-12 Technology News
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Students who experienced personalized learning in school gained about three percentile points in mathematics relative to a comparison group of similar students, according to a RAND report.
The Santa Paula Unified School District is undertaking upgrades that are estimated to save the district nearly $4 million over the course of the project.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in Charlotte, NC recently rolled out a blended learning program using learning resources from PASCO Scientific and now the school district wants to adopt the company’s wireless sensors and accompanying software to foster hands-on, inquiry-based learning opportunities in STEM classes.
A professional development program operating in rural Maine was recently awarded a $1.85 million grant from the National Science Foundation to turn its hybrid video coaching program into an entirely online format. The Afterschool Coaching for Rural Educators in STEM coaches educators as well as librarians on how to bring out-of-school STEM learning opportunities into their communities.
Oregon-based Vernier Software & Technology is providing tips and resources for viewing the “Great American Eclipse,” Aug. 21, 2017, and the scientific data-collection company is urging educators to collect and share data from the event.
Seventy-five public libraries located in the United States have been chosen to receive resources, training and support to bring STEM education opportunities to patrons.
Classroom technology company Boxlight has been selected as the convening agency for the Georgia STEM Girls Collaborative, which works with schools, informal educators, educational programs, businesses and industries that are committed to boosting girls’ engagement in STEM.
The Siemens Foundation has launched the latest round of its STEM competition, which awards winning students scholarships of up to $100,000.
Formstack, an online form builder solution, recently introduced a set of automation tools that enable multiple individuals in an organization to manage forms and track progress across departments.