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    Meet MathGPT: a Chatbot Tutor Built Specific to a Math Textbook

    PhotoStudy, an on-demand 1:1 tutoring solution developed by Hung Tran in 2015, said it can now transform any math textbook by any publisher into a “MathGPT” chatbot that works similarly to the groundbreaking ChatGPT tool making headlines in recent weeks. 01/30/2023 Read More

  • Gonzaga, Springboard Launch Cybersecurity, Software Engineering 'Bootcamp' Programs, Focusing on Career Prep

    Springboard, an online learning platform that emphasizes mentor-student relationships, today unveiled a new partnership with Gonzaga University to deliver two online “bootcamps” to learners aiming for careers in cybersecurity and software engineering. 01/26/2023 Read More

  • Young Scientist Challenge Program Applications Open

    3M and Discovery Education have announced open applications for the annual 3M Young Scientist Challenge and a new Alumni Network and Alumni Grants Program. 01/25/2023 Read More

  • Schools Must Adopt the Science of Math

    With so-called learning loss from the pandemic continuing to harm students, schools can't just return to normal methods of teaching math. Fortunately, researchers have a strong understanding of how people learn math, just as they did with the now widely accepted science of reading. However, that understanding is taking too long to filter into classroom instruction. 01/24/2023 Read More

  • Study: Music Education Benefits Adolescents’ Wellbeing

    A study published in January 2023 by the University of Southern California (USC) in the journal “Frontiers in Psychology” on the impact of music education showed that middle school students gained not only cognitive benefits, but a greater sense of wellbeing in the five key areas of Positive Youth Development (PYD). The study’s findings come at a time when California voters have recently approved Proposition 28, to increase funding for arts and music education in the state’s public schools. 01/23/2023 Read More

  • College and Career Readiness Report Shows Distinct Gender Gap

    College and career readiness company YouScience has released its “Post Graduation Readiness Report Part II,” which reveals that while 44% of female high school students showed aptitude for careers in architecture and engineering, they showed 0% interest in them when interest-based, instead of aptitude-based, tools were used to gauge student talents, abilities, and pathways. 01/19/2023 Read More

  • Screenshot of Discovery Education Science Techbook Biology course homepage

    South Carolina Adopts Experiential Digital Science Techbook for High School Biology

    The Discovery Education Science Techbook’s high school biology course, designed to align with state standards, “offers a unique and engaging three-dimensional learning experience that aligns with S.C. College & Career-Ready Science Standards” through both print and digital editions, providing classroom flexibility for educators seeking to grow student engagement. 01/17/2023 Read More

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    The Key Role of Coding in Literacy Development

    Coding skills have long been associated with workforce readiness and the digital fluency that students will need to thrive in the modern workplace. But the benefits of coding also extend to more fundamental challenges of literacy and language development. 01/17/2023 Read More

  • Grand Valley State University Adds Esports Center

    Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Mich., recently debuted the newest addition to its campus, the Laker Esports Center. 01/12/2023 Read More

  • Registration Opens for the Third Year of the KidWind Simulation Challenge

    The KidWind Project will partner with Flinn Scientific for the third year in a row to offer K–12 students a chance to compete in the 2023 Simulation Challenge. Contestants will use Flinn Scientific’s WhiteBox Learning STEM to virtually construct and test wind turbines and wind farms. Registration and the competition are open now through March 1, with challenge completion due April 1. 01/10/2023 Read More

  • Wishes and Worries for 2023: What Ed Tech Leaders Are Thinking About

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