K-12 Technology News

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Stanford's youcubed Offers Free K–12 Math Lessons

Stanford University’s youcubed math center has released a series of free K–12 math lessons in time for the resumption of school.

MOREnet and Gaggle Partner to Protect Missouri Students Online

An extended agreement between MOREnet and Gaggle provides K­–12 schools with a consortium discount on Gaggle’s student safety solution.

Stony Brook U Project Aims to Extend Virtual Science Labs with Gaming Controls

Virtual labs have done a decent job of introducing students to scientific work and allowing them to simulate experiments in the absence of a physical lab. However, a faculty member at Stony Brook University said she believes virtual labs could do more, and she intends to apply gamification to find out whether its use could expand how science is practiced online.

Teachers and Boeing Engineers Create NGSS-Aligned Lessons for Grades 4-8

Airplane maker Boeing has teamed up with online community Teaching Channel to create and distribute 10 science and innovation curriculum modules that meet Next Generation Science Standards.

Tutor the People Launches Tutor Marketplace

Tutor the People has launched a new web application, Tutor App, designed to connect students with tutors.

CliffsNotes Solution Personalizes Student Test Prep

A new, subscription-based digital learning solution from HMH and BenchPrep provides interactive instruction, customized curriculum and progress management tools for select subjects.

Virtual College Fair Introduces Students, Parents to Admissions Counselors

CollegeWeekLive and the National Society of High School Scholars are hosting an event where students and families can live chat with admissions counselors from higher education institutions across the country.

West Virginia Students to Get New Learning Tools This Fall

Schools in 29 West Virginia counties have adopted resources from a private partner for use in the upcoming school year.

NGSS Begins Releasing Sample Science Standard Bundles

The organization behind the Next Generation Science Standards has begun releasing sample "bundles" of standards to help people move away from thinking that the standards are supposed to be taught as a checklist.

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