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Oracle Academy Offers Computer Science Workshops Through Curriki

Curriki announced new workshops from Oracle Academy, Oracle’s flagship philanthropic education program aimed at advancing computer science education globally. Oracle Academy’s Workshops are designed to make computer science experiences fun and engaging for diverse students. Read More »

Sprint’s 1Million Project To Connect 180,000 Students Nationwide

The Sprint Foundation, with support from Sprint), announced that the first year of the initiative will include more than 1,300 schools across 32 states providing 180,000 students with free devices and wireless service for up to four years while in high school. During the course of the 5-year program, up to 1 million high schoolers who lack internet access at home will join the 1Million Project... Read More »

4-H and Google Team Up ON Computer Science Education

4-H and Google are coming together for a first-of-its-kind computer science (CS) collaboration that will teach kids both technical skills like coding, and essential skills students will need in the future like, teamwork and resilience. But the program isn't just about programming computers, it's about helping students learn skills they'll need to approach problems Read More »

PresenceLearning Named Approved Provider of Continuing Education by AOTA

PresenceLearning has been named an approved provider of continuing education by The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc. (AOTA). As such, occupational therapists and therapy assistants who attend one of PresenceLearning's free, live SPED Ahead webinars, and complete a post-webinar feedback survey, can receive AOTA continuing education units (CEUs). Read More »

Edmodo Offers New Online PD Courses

Edmodo has partnered with New York Partners for Technology Innovation and The Center for Teaching Excellence at The University of Virginia's College at Wise to offer convenient and affordable online professional development courses for educators. The courses avail of the unique social capabilities of Edmodo, where peer-to-peer interaction is a crucial part of the teaching and learning experience. Read More »

Otus Releases Enhanced Google Integration, Updates

Otus announced the release of over 50 enhancements to their Student Performance Platform further disrupting the idea that legacy learning management systems, assessment platforms, data warehouses, and one-off edtech tools can only exist as disconnected solutions as opposed to a single, unified, teaching and learning platform in today's classrooms. Read More »

STEMconnector Taps Credly To Issue Digital Badges in STEM Fields

STEMconnector®, a national consortium of companies, associations, government entities, and academic institutions focused on advancing STEM education, today announced a partnership with digital credential pioneer, Credly, that will bring digital badges to K-12 and collegiate students who complete challenges for the Day of Design. Read More »

Vernier Hosts 31 Free Data-Collection Workshops

This fall, Vernier Software & Technology will host 31 free, hands-on workshops around the country to help science educators integrate data-collection technology into their curriculum. Each four-hour workshop will be led by a knowledgeable training specialist who will work alongside educators as they explore classroom-ready labs that incorporate the data-collection technology from Vernier. Read More »

PowerSchool Extends Ecosystem Through Partnership With West’s SchoolMessenger

PowerSchool announced that West and its SchoolMessenger solutions have been named as PowerSchool’s preferred partner for emergency messaging and mass notification. With more than a thousand PowerSchool student information system districts using the SchoolMessenger Communicate notification system, West is the PowerSchool Independent Software Vendor (ISV) chosen most often for these services. Read More »

Committee for Children Launches Kids' Mindfulness App

Committee for Children (CFC), the global leader of research-based social-emotional learning curricula, today announced the launch of Mind Yeti for Android. The free app teaches research-based mindfulness skills to children ages 5–12 using fun, kid-friendly characters and engaging stories that help kids "settle the hubbub" and calm down, focus and connect better with the people around them. Read More »