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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.
The second largest and fastest-growing school district in Kansas, Olathe Public Schools (OPS), has recently deployed an enterprise-grade WiFi solution to support a 1-to-1 initiative for its more than 29,000 students and 4,000 staff across more than 50 schools.
WriteReader, a digital literacy platform, is partnering with Sesame Street and its popular characters to allow children to create their own multimedia books and publish them to WriteReader’s online library.
University partnerships offer benefits for K–12, especially for STEM and STEAM programs — and not just in the ways you might expect. From expertise and mentoring to hands-on experiences and career exposure, the positive results of working with higher ed faculty impact students and K–12 educators alike.
The free Geek Squad Academy program from Best Buy has served more than 26,000 students over the last 10 years and will train an additional 8,500 underserved teens this year in 3D design, computer science, robotics, digital music and film production, and other tech trends that could be used in their future careers.
Despite the proliferation of language learning apps such as Babbel and Duolingo, these new tech products do not seem to be helping young students who struggle to learn English. At least, that’s the finding in a recent article published by EdSurge, which covers technology in education in K–12 and colleges and universities.
Maplesoft today released Möbius, a hands-on learning tool focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics education.
The Panorama Student Success platform, developed by Panorama Education in partnership with school and district administrators, helps educators to identify students in need of more supports with academics, attendance, behavior and social emotional learning.
By Mark HagerottCollaboration with K–12 leaders, lawmakers and industry adds momentum to institutional goals.
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.