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New York U Program to Give Teachers STEM Industry Experience

STEM teachers will receive a dose of work outside of the classroom as part of a New York University program intended to help them understand how to inject real-world projects into their lessons.

San Diego Supercomputer Center's High School Mentor Program Enters Second Year

The San Diego Supercomputer Center has concluded the first year of its Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) and is preparing to launch the second year.

itslearning Reveals Personalized LMS

The Norway-based company is launching a new, more personalized learning management platform.

Nonprofit Launches K–12 Edtech Privacy Evaluation Platform

The new platform from Common Sense tests the privacy of commonly used apps used in classrooms.

Shindig Video Chat Now Integrates with Canvas LMS

Shindig today announced its integration with Canvas by Instructure, bringing the former's video chat platform to the learning management system. 

Software, Classroom Management Top Interests Among Teachers for Online Professional Learning

According to a new survey, educators typically take advantage of online professional learning (PL) opportunities because they are personally interested in finding out more about subjects; they're most interested in learning about software and digital resources and classroom management; and they're more likely to take advantage if they've been teaching for less than 20 years.

XYZPrinting Debuts 3D Printer for Education

XYZPrinting, a manufacturer of 3D printers, has unveiled its first education-focused 3D printer, the da Vinci miniMaker.

New Collaboration Software Allows Teachers Students Access From Any Device

New software designed to allow teachers and students to create and share content on almost any connected device has been introduced to the education market.

Robo 3D Debuts 3D Printing Kit for STEM Ed

Robo 3D has introduced its STEM Education Kit to help teachers integrate 3D printing and modeling into their classrooms. The announcement was made at this week's ISTE 2016 conference and expo taking place in Denver, CO.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Debuts Field Trips for Google Expeditions

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) has launched the first of its HMH Field Trips for Google Expeditions.

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