Survey: Augmented and Virtual Reality Yet to Gain Traction in K–12
Despite plenty of media attention and hype, augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) are technologies still on the outskirts in American classrooms, according to a recent survey by the nonprofit organization Project Tomorrow. Only five percent of teachers said they are using AR or VR in their classrooms, Project Tomorrow found in its annual Speak Up survey of more than 510,000 K–12 students, parents and educators.
Report: PreK–12 PD Market Estimated at $5.3 Billion Through 2021
The PreK–12 professional learning, or development, market is estimated at $5.3 billion through 2020-2021, according to a recent report by market research firm Research and Markets.
New DDoS Attacks Use Far Fewer Infected Hosts, Target Education
Akamai Technologies has identified a new attack method generating extremely large distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks against educational institutions and other types of organizations but without the millions of infected hosts typically seen in these scenarios.