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Amazon is extending the reach of its computer science education program to a total of more than 5,000 schools, more than doubling the number of participating institutions. Applications are now open for schools that wish to participate.
Robotics company Ozobot has launched a new program aimed at bringing robotics education to the home, as well as hybrid education environments. The Ozobot 1:1 Hybrid Program, as it’s called, was developed in conjunction with educators. The program is aimed at students in grades K–12.
A first-of-its kind vehicle will be hitting the streets this autumn in Colorado as an all-new, all-electric, ‘Magic Bus’ Mobile Preschool will serve to put early-childhood education on wheels. The Magic Bus is a program of the Vail Valley Foundation’s YouthPower365, and is a Winnebago Industries Specialty Vehicle – the first all-electric mobile preschool in The post First-of-its-kind, all-electric mobile preschool appeared first on eCampus News.
In the midst of the fall term during the COVID-19 pandemic, some U.S. universities are continuing the shift to remote learning while other colleges are only allowing 40-60 percent of students on campus. Regardless, it is a certainty that many of the nation’s 19.7 million college and university students will be learning remotely for the remainder of this year—and virtual reality will play an important role. Related content: Taking the
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) tightened public health regulations for colleges and universities, announcing if a school has 100 Covid-19 cases or an outbreak equal to 5% of the campus population, it is required to transition to remote learning for two weeks while the situation is evaluated, according to Forbes. Cuomo warned that several The post NY colleges will go remote if COVID-19 spikes appeared first on eCampus News.
The 2020 Presidential Election is shaping up to be one of the most-watched in the nation’s history. In the middle of a global health pandemic, Democratic presidential nominee and former vice president Joe Biden and President Donald Trump will run against each other in November. Education has emerged as a hot-button issue in recent months The post Trump vs. Biden: Which candidate do educators support? appeared first on eCampus News.
A startup founded by education technology veterans has announced a program intended to make Zoom more effective in replicating the classroom experience for teachers and students. Class for Zoom is currently seeking teachers to beta test the software.
A startup founded by ed tech veterans has announced a program intended to make Zoom more effective in replicating the classroom experience for instructors and students. Class for Zoom is currently seeking people to beta test the software.
Terawatt is powering professional development with its online career development marketplace, focused on simplifying growth and change by using the best of education research, technology and the internet. Terawatt’s platform connects students looking for career development to expert coaches and provides the necessary tools for great teaching, engagement and effortless learning. “Career coaching was created The post Career Coaching via Live Group Videos appeared first on eCampus News.
Nearly two dozen organizations, including teachers, instructional coaches, researchers in higher education and experts from nonprofits and offices of education recently contributed to the creation of a digital toolkit for anti-racist instructional practices for teaching math in grades 6-8.
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