• Forever Changed: Education Predictions for 2021

    2020 packed a wallop unlike any other period in living memory. The pain is still with us — and will continue to be for a long time. But the start of this new year brings an opportunity for us to renew our hope and energy. How will that play out for K-12 education, especially in the area of technology? We turned to a number of education leaders to find out what they expect — or look forward to — in 2021. Here's what they told us. 01/12/2021 Read More

  • LEGO Ed Intros New STEAM Sets for K–8

    LEGO Education has introduced new sets of LEGOs to help students in K-8 learn physical science. BricQ Motion allows students to explore concepts in forces and motion, using sports such as skiing, gymnastics and racing. 01/07/2021 Read More

  • OpenSciEd Releases Latest Free Middle School Science Unit

    Nonprofit OpenSciEd has released new hands-on learning content for eighth-grade science. The latest unit covers "forces at distance" with 12 lessons for 30 days of classes. 01/07/2021 Read More

  • All-Girls High School Expands Makerspace to More Than Four Times Original Size

    Saint Joseph Academy expanded its Makerspace innovation lab to 4,800 square feet, more than four times the size of the former makerspace. 12/14/2020 Read More

  • Science2Go Adds Digital Labs

    Flinn Scientific has launched two new digital lab series for Science2Go — covering high school chemistry and biology. 12/08/2020 Read More

  • 5 Ways to Do Robotics Remotely

    This robotics teacher has found creative ways to continue STEAM lessons with her students virtually, even when they don't have robots. 12/08/2020 Read More

  • Google Launches Code Next Connect

    Google’s free computer science education program, Code Next, is adding a virtual component and expanding into more states. The launch of the virtual component of the program, called Code Next Connect, was announced as part of Google’s Computer Science Education Week activities. 12/08/2020 Read More

  • Education Esports Nonprofit NASEF to Get New Home

    A nonprofit dedicated to growing esports in high schools is going independent. After two and a half years of support by the Samueli Foundation, the North America Scholastic Esports Federation (NASEF) will begin operations as an independent entity run under the new World Wide Scholastic Esports Foundation (WWSEF). The change becomes official on Jan. 1, 2021. 12/07/2020 Read More

  • Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

    Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Dominate in GitHub Student Survey

    Fledgling developers were more likely to contribute to open source coding projects this year than last and adopt Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ and PyCharm as their preferred integrated development environment, according to the latest GitHub "Classroom Report." 12/07/2020 Read More

  • Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

    Open Source, Python and Visual Studio Code Top Themes in GitHub Student Survey

    GitHub predicted that Python's popularity would continue since it "has applications across different domains, like data science," making it a "suitable choice" for teaching. 12/07/2020 Read More

  • Amazon Opens Up Scholarship Applications for Future CS Engineers

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