News Update
What You Need to Know Now 5/10/2018


  • Detachables on the Upswing Despite Tablet Market Downturn

    Tablet sales fell to 31.7 million in the first quarter of 2018, an 11.7 percent drop compared to the same period in 2017, according to a new report from International Data Corp. Detachable tablets were a bright spot in the category, showing a year-over-year improvement of 2.9 percent and a 15.3 percent market share. Sales of traditional tablets, on the other hand, were down more than the market overall, having fallen 13.9 percent below sales for 2017's first quarter.

  • 150 Teams to Compete in 2018 C-STEM RoboPlay Challenge

    The C-STEM curriculum is in use across the country and is designed to help students who have struggled in conventional STEM classes and to help close the achievement gap.

  • Cornell Hosts Elementary and Middle School Girls for Math Competition

    Many of the participants were members of the Ithaca Girls' Math Circle, a Cornell Math Department outreach program offering a range of math education opportunities for local K-12 students.

  • D2L Pursues Usage for LMS as K–12 PD Platform

    Learning management company D2L has tweaked its learning management system to accommodate professional development management for K–12 teachers as well. In April the company announced a similar offering for the higher education edition of its cloud-based Brightspace platform. Among the features: a dashboard to manage teacher PD and new kinds of assessment support.


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