• College Board, Amazon Giving 4,000 Free Computers to AP CS Students

    The College Board has teamed up with Amazon Future Engineer to donate 4,000 laptop computers to students who want to access Advanced Placement Computer Science courses and can't because they lack a device at home to take the exams. Students receiving the donated laptops will get to keep them to support their educational journey beyond the COVID-19 outbreak. 04/17/2020 Read More

  • Call for Code Global Challenge Addresses COVID-19 and Climate Change

    COVID-19 is part of this year's Call for Code Global Challenge, run by the Clinton Global Initiative University and IBM. The challenge is a global program to entice students, developers and other problem solvers with both technical and non-technical backgrounds to create practical applications that use cloud, data and artificial intelligence and can make an "immediate and lasting impact on humanitarian issues." 04/09/2020 Read More

  • New Ohio Collaborative to Support Esports in High Schools

    Two Ohio organizations are working with the North America Scholastic Esports Federation and the Samueli Foundation to form the Ohio Scholastic Esports League Collaborative. The goal: to give students access to NASEF's scholastic esports platform, provide competitive opportunities for student teams and provide a framework for high schools to create esports career pathways. 04/07/2020 Read More

  • NASEF Runs Online Esports Activities for Gamers, Coaches and School Supporters

    To help students and educators keep their gaming edge sharpened during coronavirus, the North America Scholastic Esports Federation has launched "Community Club." Each day during the week, the nonprofit is running online, interactive sessions on topics of interest to young gamers and the adults who coach them. 04/07/2020 Read More

  • SUNY Canton Professor Matthew Burnett holds a piece of a face shield he printed in his own studio.

    Free Online Course to Help Fast-Track 3D Printing Skills

    State University of New York Canton Professor Matthew Burnett has been making face shield components to help medical staff protect themselves against COVID-19 as they deal with a deluge of patients in that state. To build capacity and expertise out in the wider world, Burnett has begun offering free weekly instruction via Zoom for those who are interested in 3D modeling and printing. 04/07/2020 Read More

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    Texas Colleges Ramp Up Commitment to Esports

    Two Texas colleges are ramping up esports. When Kilgore College reconvenes in the fall, students will have use of a new esports training room, which opened just prior to the college closing down the physical campus in response to coronavirus. And Navarro College announced that it would be launching a competitive esports league in fall 2020. 04/06/2020 Read More

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    SUNY Canton Forms All-Women Overwatch Team

    The State University of New York Canton has launched an all-female Overwatch esports team. 04/06/2020 Read More

  • TrueFire Studios Extends Free Music Education Program to K–12 Students Without Access

    TrueFire Studios Extends Free Music Education Program to K–12 Students Without Access

    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting disruption in millions of K–12 students’ music education, TrueFire Studios is now offering 90 days free through its two online platforms: TrueFire and JamPlay. The K–12 Assistance Program is open to all schools and education programs disrupted by the COVID-19 outbreak. 04/03/2020 Read More

  • The Berkner STEM Exploration Center features flexible and adaptable spaces.

    First Look: Berkner STEM Exploration Center

    When students return to school at Richardson Independent School District near Dallas, Texas, they will be able to utilize a brand-new state-of-the-art STEM facility that is open to all K-12 students in the district. Designed by Perkins and Will, the Berkner STEM Exploration Center was created for students of all ages. 04/01/2020 Read More

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    Equipping Collegiate Esports Spaces

    Whether using existing systems or outfitting new purpose-built venues, schools see esports as a way to attract students and augment education. 04/01/2020 Read More

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    The University of Kentucky Celebrates New Mixed-Use Facility

  • Colleges Pitch in to 3D Print Medical Gear


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