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edWeb.net and Learning.com Launch PLC

edWeb.net and Learning.com have started a new, free professional learning community geared toward helping educators prepare students with the skills they need to excel in today's increasingly digital world. By 2020, it is estimated that nearly 80% of jobs will require some level of technology proficiency. Read More »

Special Two-Day Educational Drone Workshop

PCS Edventures!.com, Inc. took its first step towards the creation of the Scholastic Drone Racing League with the completion of the Idaho Drone Institute. As a component of a statewide grant funded by the Idaho STEM Action Center, the Idaho Drone Institute brought together 22 Idaho schools and libraries and visitors from California and Texas for an educational drone workshop. Read More »

MakerBot and Autodesk Tinkercad Connect

MakerBot and Autodesk Tinkercad announced a new connection between Tinkercad, the widely used entry-level 3D design software in education – and MakerBot, the largest connected 3D printing solution for educators. This new collaboration between MakerBot and Autodesk marks the first step in a growing commitment to embed powerful modeling software and 3D printing into the same seamless workflow. Read More »

CodeMonkey's Game Builder Platform

CodeMonkey, a leading game-based learning platform for teaching students code, launches the Game Builder platform as an additional feature to the series of basic coding courses. The Game Builder is geared to advance students from learning code literacy to become digital creators by building and designing their own online games. Read More »

SMART Technologies and Tes Announce Online Hub

SMART Technologies is partnering with Tes to launch an online space that gives educators and education leaders tools and ideas for inspiring greatness and improving learning outcomes. The Inspiring Greatness hub brings together leading voices in education to give schools actionable insight on how to meet the challenge of unlocking student potential, and developing the unique greatness in every learner. Read More »

Workbench Builds Online Communities for Tech Companies

Workbench has added partners Dremel, Pai Technology and Robolink to create online communities where makers, fans, students and educators can access projects that use 3D printers, robots and drones. The partnerships are part of Workbench's ongoing work to connect students, educators, makers and edtech companies. The Workbench platform provides access to hands-on, project-based learning... Read More »

Future Engineers Receives DOE Grant To Expand Tools for K-12 Engineering Education

Future Engineers is proud to announce that they are the recipients of a two-year award from the US Department of Education’s Small Business Innovation Research (ED/IES SBIR) program, operated out of the Institute of Education Sciences. The grant will fund the development of an online hub for engineering design challenges and curricula, specifically for students and teachers in K-12 classrooms. Read More »

Extreme Networks Releases New Software

To provide granular control over the network, Extreme Networks, Inc. ("Extreme") (NASDAQ: EXTR) today announced enhancements to its Extreme Management Center™ at ISTE 2017. Extreme Management Center 8.0 (EMC 8.0) offers improved management capabilities that makes student and device onboarding easy, while enforcing security settings to protect private student information. Read More »

MakerBot Brings Cloud-based 3D Printing to Chromebook Classrooms

MakerBot is pleased to announce that with the new in-browser My MakerBot platform, you can start 3D prints and monitor your 3D printers all from your classroom’s Google Chromebooks. By offering educators seamless cloud-based 3D printing with My MakerBot, we’re setting new standards in ease-of-use and open access. Read More »

Dremel Partners with Workbench

To enable the sharing of new ways to teach and learn, Dremel, the trusted manufacturer of tools for life and learning, partners with Workbench, the comprehensive sharing platform for project-based learning. The collaboration broadens access to Dremel’s suite of digital learning tools and professional resources by connecting students and educators to the Workbench community. Read More »