District CIO

NASA centers move science, economy forward

The U.S. space program in Virginia is as strong now as it’s ever been. The two NASA centers in Virginia—Langley Research Center in Hampton and Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore—continue to be at the forefront of the agency’s work in deep space travel and in partnering with commercial industry to provide key services in low-Earth orbit.

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iNACOL Blended and Online Learning Symposium

November 4-7, 2014

Palm Springs, Calif.

ISTE 2014

June 28-July 1, 2014

Atlanta, Ga.

Inside 3D Printing Conference and Expo

April 2-4, 2014

New York, N.Y.

CoSN 2014 Annual Conference

March 19-22, 2014

Washington, D.C.

2014 AAAS Annual Meeting

February 13, 2014

Chicago, Ill.

Special ed tech start-up and Harvard's Boston Children's Hospital partner on autism education

SpecialNeedsWare, the creators of AutisMate, a technology platform for autism, has partnered with Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School’s pediatric teaching hospital, to revolutionize communication and language development for those with autism and other cognitive and linguistic disabilities. SpecialNeedsWare will integrate the hospital's Visual Immersion System, a first-of-its-kind visual language curriculum and support system, into its special ed tech platforms.

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Reporter interviews StrataLogica rep about new app, and the need for students to create and collaborate

Liam O'Marah from Connect Learning Today interviews Don Rescigno about StrataLogica, a world map educational tool, and its new app, on the exhibit hall floor of the BETT2014 conference, an i2i event in London.

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Tech giants pledge $750 million to school broadband program

Microsoft Corp., Apple Inc., Verizon Communications Inc. and Sprint Corp. are among the companies pledging more than $750 million in computers, software and services to an Obama administration project to give almost all U.S. students access to broadband and wireless technology.

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Microsoft's YouthSpark to bridge the education gap in Dallas

Texas led the nation in job growth for the fourth straight year. But in Dallas, there’s a problem. Nearly half of the recent job openings required a bachelor’s degree, but only one-third of the population had one. YouthSpark, an education effort from Microsoft, is designed to shrink the job gap.

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