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  • Google I/O Youth: Hands-on Digital Storytelling, CS Ed for Bay Area Students

    Alongside Google’s annual developer conference last week, the company held its fourth annual Youth I/O event at the Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Neary 150 students in grades 5-7 from around the Bay Area participated in activities that focused on digital storytelling, inventing, science and computer science (CS), according to a company blog post.

  • TV Kickstarter Campaign Promotes Female Game Developer

    A Kickstarter campaign is two weeks and $17,000 away from its goal to create a short pilot and app featuring a female developer and address the dearth of role models in the field.

  • Competency-Based Education in Action: School Districts Share Advice

    Digital Promise, a national nonprofit organization authorized by Congress, and Education Elements, an education company, yesterday released several free resources that are designed to help districts through competency-based education implementation.

Spotlight on Classroom Technology

  • Prysm Launches Collaboration Solution for Meeting Rooms

    Prysm, a digital workspace platform, Tuesday unveiled a new system that can turn any meeting room into a multi-purpose collaboration space.

  • Fashioning a Framework for Maker Education

    Jaclyn Gerstein will be presenting at two sessions during the ISTE conference: “A Framework for Maker Education: Frontloading and Reflecting on Maker Experiences,” on Sunday, June 25; and “Design Thinking and Universal Design for Learning for Makerspaces, STEM and STEAM” on Monday, June 26.

  • Epson Introduces Smart Board-Compatible Projector

    Epson today announced a new ultra-short-throw projector designed to work with Smart Technologies' Smart Board M680 and 880 interactive whiteboards.

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