The Arkansas Department of Education and Facebook are expanding an existing partnership to bring VR education to all of the state’s public high schools.
Ahead of the Force Friday II global event this week, littleBits released a new kit that gives kids step-by-step instructions on how to build a droid fit for the Star Wars universe.
The international association of teachers, administrators, ed tech specialists and other education stakeholders offers its top five predications for the 2017-2018 school year.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is opening the "Robotarium" this month to allow users from around the world to test out their code on a rotating pair of robot swarms.
FIRST, an international nonprofit organization, selected water as the theme for the 2017-2018 FIRST LEGO League and FIRST LEGO League Jr. seasons. In addition, LEGO is out with lesson plans for a range of STEM topics, available to teachers at no-cost.
Curriki, a nonprofit provider of open educational resources, has added new workshops from Oracle Academy.
Cornell Tech recently held a workshop to help eight local school districts and a cooperative educational service agency begin creating computer science education strategies.
K–12 teachers have observed that playing Minecraft during class positively impacts their students’ decision-making and communication skills, while helping them build empathy skills, according to a new survey.
The 2017 National STEM Video Game Challenge has selected 23 students to receive $1,000 each for their orginal video games and design concepts. Since 2010, the competition has worked to boost student interest in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) through game design, while promoting collaboration, critical thinking and problem-solving.
Los Angeles math teacher and tutor Huzefa Kapadia has created eight catchy music videos that explain fundamental and sometimes complicated math concepts, such as permutations and combinations, slope intercepts and the quadratic formula.
In an effort to better prepare Central Valley students for university-level coursework, a program at the University of California, Merced is holding on-campus summer workshops for middle and high school students to gain hands-on training in STEM.
Sixty-five percent of educators expressed confidence in using digital technology in their classrooms, a 7 percent increase over last year, according to a recent survey commissioned by education and publishing company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.