Stetson University's HackerSpace recently hosted both college students and high schoolers, who convened on the DeLand campus to participate in computer science challenges, a gaming tournament and workshops.
The lab is used for robotics, coding and computer aided drawing and design lessons, as part of a "STEM micro campus" within the school.
LEGO Education today revealed SPIKE Prime, a hands-on classroom robotics and coding system for grades 6–8.
A music teacher shares how she taught her K-4 students science, technology, engineering, arts and math without sitting them down in front of laptops or tablets.
Pitsco Education is launching several solutions that tie together robotics and coding for K–12 education.
The University of California System has quietly begun accepting high school computer science credits as part of its curriculum prerequisites. CS will join engineering and applied science in the list of approved high school courses toward the university system's two-year college preparatory laboratory science stipulation.
Amazon Web Services is investing educators who use the cloud and distributed computing in their classrooms through promotional credits program.
Two STEM education companies are working together to market robotic kits with components, curriculum and professional development.
A multimillion-dollar state grant program has delivered grants to 765 schools throughout Pennsylvania, specifically intended to expand STEM education and teacher training.
Carnegie Mellon University has launched a free, online curriculum for high school students to help instructors teach programming skills using graphics and animations. The lessons were developed by the new CMU Computer Science Academy, part of the School of Computer Science.
An online open source program originally designed to help software developers collaborate but then modified to help teachers manage computer science-oriented workflows in their classrooms has added a function intended to simplify its use across the school.
KinderLab Robotics has released a new curriculum for early elementary grades designed to support education in robotics, coding and computational thinking. "Growing with KIBO - A Progressive Robotics Curriculum for Grades K–2" also offers integration with arts and literacy activities.