Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 10:24pm
A new social media messaging app is creating a cyber bullying problem in high schools across the nation after students in Mobile, Ala., were arrested on suspicion of making terroristic threats on the app YikYak.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 10:13pm
A handful of nonprofit and for-profit groups are working to address what they see as a national education crisis: Too few of America's K12 public schools actually teach computer science basics and fewer still offer it for credit.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 2:35pm
Jim Wynne, inventor of Lasik, visited STEM middle and high schools in Akron as part of a series of guest speakers who inspire students to cultivate creativity as they study to become scientists and engineers, and hopefully innovators.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 2:27pm
GreenTECH, funded by a three-year, $1.08 million grant from the National Science Foundation to Solar One, MOUSE, and the NYU Wallerstein Collaborative, is focused on STEM skills, environmental sustainability and green technology.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Sat, 02/22/2014 - 1:43pm
The Jackson Chamber of Commerce and Jackson-Madison County Schools partnered with local businesses to use Treehouse's software to offer computer programming education to local high school students.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 1:23pm
Chevron celebrates National Engineers Week by giving back through a partnership with the Bakersfield City and Rosedale Union districts to help advance STEM education.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 1:12pm
The Santa Fe school board voted to approve a $55 million, five-year plan for technology upgrades at all schools in the district, and then voted to fund that plan by raising property taxes to generate about $11 million a year over the next five years.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 2:52pm
Miami-Dade County has selected Promethean as the exclusive supplier of interactive boards for over 10,000 classrooms with its new ActivBoard Touch systems as well as an 18-month professional development program for educators.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 1:11pm
Looking to create new applications and advance a digital education model, the first collaboration between the two companies will be combining Pearson’s Common Core System of Courses with the capabilities of the Windows 8 touchscreen environment.
Submitted by Ariana Fine on Thu, 02/20/2014 - 11:46am
A lawmaker will introduce legislation that would shore up privacy and security protections for the personal information of K12 students, a move that could alter business practices across the nearly $8 billion ed tech software industry.