The growing importance of STEM education is one of the major growth drivers for the K–12 game-based learning market, according to research from Technavio.
Federally impacted school districts are those that include nontaxable federal property, such as part of a military installation, Native American land or low-income housing.
Global shipments of personal computing devices are expected to decline slightly through 2021, at a five-year compound annual growth rate of -1.7 percent, according to the latest prediction from International Data Corp.
Wearables generated $30.5 billion this year, with smartwatches raking in roughly a third of total sales, according to a new Gartner forecast.
A new assessment has found that students in rural areas are rapidly catching up on Advanced Placement (AP) testing compared to their urban and suburban peers.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
In an annual report on school commercialism trends, National Education Policy Center researchers assert that personalized learning is turning student data into a marketable product and extending the reach of commercializing activities into students’ everyday lives at schools.
Typically, students work with robots that have been pre-programmed or program robots to undertake simple tasks for which the outcome is known. But a research project in Israel came up with a way for high schoolers and first-year engineering students to learn robot intelligence technologies by engaging them in teaching robots to learn.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The latest industry report from Technavio predicts the visual tech market in education will grow 33 percent through the forecast period 2017-2021, with VR, AR, 3D printing and visual data analytics as the top four product segments.
These are attractive targets because 3D-printed objects and parts are used in critical infrastructures around the world, such as healthcare, transportation, robotics, aviation and space, according to new research from the Rutgers University-New Brunswick and the Georgia Institute of Technology who have found three way to detect cyberattacks on 3D printers.
To jump start a discussion on teacher PD, the NEA (National Education Association) and professional learning companies Corwin and Learning Forward conducted a survey of more than 6,300 teachers nationwide.