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VariQuest Combines STEM Curriculum and 3D Printing

Varitronics is pleased to introduce its CREATE Packages. The standards-aligned, STEM-based curriculum directly integrates with VariQuest 3D printers to bring ideas to life through hands-on learning. Designed in partnership with STEM Fuse, a premier developer of K-12 digital curriculum, the engaging STEM:IT content is designed to fit any LMS When used in tandem with the VariQuest Trifecta™ 800 3D printer, the STEM:IT curriculum provides kinesthetic enrichment to lessons in any subject.. Read More »

21 Schools Selected for New FUSE Studios

As part of its NextUp initiative to interest teens in tech careers, CompTIA has partnered with FUSE at Northwestern University to equip 21 schools in nine states each with an interactive FUSE Studio. Each studio allows dozens or even hundreds of students to dive into challenging, self-directed projects ranging from using SketchUp to design their dream home to using a 3D printer to make jewelry to building their own solar-powered mini-car. Read More »

Shmoop Releases Learning Guides to Computer Science and Programming

Shmoop recently released over a dozen guides to various computer science topics. Those who are just starting out can dig into guides about How Computers Work, How the Internet Works, and How Programming Works. More advanced Shmoopers can try out How Boolean Logic Works... Each guide includes a description of the key concepts, a rundown of the key math and science it relies on, and a detailed guide to—yep—how it works. Read More »

Collaborative Learning App from Capstone

Capstone, a leading publisher of children's books and digital products and services, announces the launch of pivotEd, an interactive learning app designed to help teacher librarians develop 21st Century skills in their learners. pivotEd fosters critical thinking and deeper connections with lesson objectives through writing, sharing, reviewing, and discussing. Read More »

Dremel Joins Forces with ‘3D Veterans’ To Support STEM

Dremel, the manufacturer of digital fabrication tools for life and learning, is partnering with 3D Veterans, a training and veteran support organization, to provide veterans with sustainable and meaningful careers at Dremel in additive manufacturing. Through this 3D VetSquad? initiative, U.S. veterans are currently helping school districts implement the Idea Builder 3D printer alongside educators and students in California, Texas, Florida and New York. Read More »

51Talk Offers U.S. Educators the Opportunity To Teach English from Home

51Talk, the award-winning online English-learning platform, is pleased to offer educators in the United States and Canada the opportunity to teach English to students overseas, all from the comfort of their own homes. Through 51Talk's new American Academy program, English-speaking educators have the ability to interact with and teach students in China using a live, one-on-one video conferencing platform. Read More »

U.S. Launch of "Miao Mi"; New On Demand Video Subscription

Nearly one-fifth of the world's population speaks Mandarin. Now U.S. parents can give their young children a head start learning this rapidly growing language through the "Miao Mi" channel on Amazon Channels. Designed for preschoolers aged 3-6, "Miao Mi" is a Mandarin edutainment channel that features award-winning shows enjoyed by millions of kids across Asia. Read More »

West's Education Group Obtains xPress Roster API Certification

The Access 4 Learning (A4L) Community, made up of thousands of schools, regional, state, and government education agencies and marketplace providers across the globe, is pleased to present its first xPress Roster API Certification to West Corporation and its Education group, best known for its SchoolMessenger solutions for school communications and community engagement. Read More »

Achieve3000 Joins the Microsoft Education Program

Achieve3000 announced that it is the first partner to join Microsoft's Education GTM program. The company has become an Associate Microsoft Education Partner; its differentiated literacy solutions are now integrated with Azure, the open, flexible, enterprise-grade cloud computing service from Microsoft and are listed on the Azure Marketplace online store. Read More »

ADA Compliance Contributes to eSchoolView's Growth

eSchoolView has launched more than 20 K-12 school websites within the past month and another dozen are in the beta testing stage. The website and education software developer shows continued growth as the first quarter of 2017 presses forward. The company has been listed on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing U.S. privately held companies for three consecutive years. Read More »