• Ball State University Esports Center

    Ball State University Debuts Esports Center

    Ball State University, located in Muncie, Ind., held a virtual ribbon cutting for its new Esports Center this week. The 3,600-square-foot facility will serve as the home of the College of Communication, Information, and Media’s new Esports program. 04/06/2021 Read More

  • Osmo Launching $2,000 STEAM Education Mini-Grants

    Beginning July 1, public schools will be eligible to apply for one of 20 mini-grants designed to promote STEAM education. 04/01/2021 Read More

  • Cybersecurity Education in NC Gets Funding Boost

    In order to accelerate education programs in cybersecurity, computer science, privacy and artificial intelligence, Cisco is donating more than $600,000 in both capital and resources to multiple institutions in North Carolina. 03/26/2021 Read More

  • LEGO Ed Launches Free PD for Teachers

    LEGO Education, the education arm of the toy company, has launched free professional development, to help teachers learn how to embed play and hands-on learning into their STEAM lessons. 03/16/2021 Read More

  • IBM Expands HBCU Quantum Center

    Membership in IBM's IBM-HBCU Quantum Center has nearly doubled since it launched last September. Created to advance quantum information science and provide STEM-based opportunities for traditionally underrepresented communities, the Center recently added 10 new historically Black colleges and universities to its roster. 03/03/2021 Read More

  • Survey: Broadband Infrastructure Support Is Vital for MSIs

    Minority-serving institutions need broadband infrastructure support in order to access the data management and computing resources required to advance their STEM, health, social science and humanities education and research, according to a recent survey from the Minority Serving-Cyberinfrastructure Consortium and Internet2. 03/01/2021 Read More

  • Distribution Deal Will Expand Reach for Learning with Climate Action Kit

    A Canadian company that has created a kit to help students do climate projects" has found a distributor that will make it available in other countries too. InkSmith has signed a global distribution agreement to sell its Climate Action Kit with Farnell, which distributes electronic components. 02/24/2021 Read More

  • New Online School Offers AI Courses for Ages 7–18

    A company has begun publishing online courses to help students learn about artificial intelligence. AI World School, launched by a company that produces robotics products for education, has developed a set of classes appropriate for three age ranges: 7 to 10, 11 to 13 and 14 and older. 02/24/2021 Read More

  • Maple Learn

    Maplesoft Intros Online Math Environment

    Math software company Maplesoft has launched a new online learning environment for high school and college-level mathematics instruction. 01/19/2021 Read More

  • 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

    01/07/2021

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