K-12 Technology News
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The DigiLab 3D45 offers remote build management, including network support, a 720p camera for monitoring the build, monitoring of multiple 3D printers and a cloud-based slicing tool.
MeTEOR Education is out with a companion workbook for "Humanizing the Education Machine: How to Create Schools that Turn Disengaged Kids Into Inspired Learners." The new "Humanizing the Education Machine: Thinking Guide" builds on ideas from the book and allows readers to personalize them for specific communities, schools, classrooms and learning goals.
This year, more than 29,000 female students took an Advanced Placement (AP) Computer Science (CS) exam, according to a report by Code.org. That’s 11 times more than the number of female students, 2,600, who took the AP CS exam 10 years ago.
More than 16,000 students, teachers, industry professionals and others attended the 53rd annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference, a SME and Stsratasys-hosted conference that showcases career and technical education students participating in SkillsUSA.
DreamBox Learning is out with a professional development solution that leverages real-time student data from the company's adaptive learning platform for mathematics.
The FBI has issued a consumer notice warning that internet-connected toys could pose a privacy and contact threat to children, because of the large amount of personal information that may be unknowingly revealed.
A new in-app feature within the Alma student information system and learning management system aims to ease the burden of student data for IT staff, while also increasing autonomy for teachers, principals and school district officials.
The average cost of a data breach in the United States rose for the fourth straight year.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Zagg, a Salt Lake City-based mobile device accessories company, today has introduced a wired keyboard for all Apple iOS devices with a Lightning connector.
Prodigy, a mathematics gaming company, recently made 120 examples of math word problems for students in grades 1-8 available to teachers at no cost.