The Richmond Community Schools in Michigan were recently affected by a ransomware attack which targeted multiple systems, including phones, copiers, classroom technology and heating. The district was forced to postpone the resumption of classes due to a virus that paralyzed its servers, reports the Detroit Free Press. An announcement about the postponement was made on […]
Samsung Electronics America announces the 100 State Winners in the 10th annual Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest – a $3 million nationwide competition that challenges 6-12 grade students to develop solutions using STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) skills to ignite change in their communities. Each State Winner school will receive $15,000 in technology and classroom materials and […]
ELMO USA, a manufacturer of visual presenters and corresponding education technology, announces the newest addition to the ELMO MA-1 and MO-2 STEM-CAM visual presenters for K-12 classrooms. As schools across the country are moving to STEM and STEAM-based curriculums, classroom technology must tangentially evolve to meet the growing demands of those programs, according to a […]
Education Technology Insights: Study Says 4 out of 5 Educators & Parents Believe Tech Helps Kids Learn
Four out of five educators and 86% of parents think classroom technology, such as laptops, video content, and STEM products, are a crucial part of education. These education technology insights come from a new Consumer Technology Association (CTA) study, which included responses from parents and educators of children in preschool through 12th grade. “A growing number […]
Learning happens at the crossroads of the right technology and the right atmosphere. Here is our list of must-have k-12 education technology standards for creating optimal learning environments. Projectors Projectors and interactive display boards make it easier for teachers and students to collaborate and contribute to discussions. Wireless collaboration allows all parties to work together […]
Singularity University: Virtual Reality Training Program and On-Demand Classes at 2019 Global Summit
Singularity University (SU), a global community with a mission to educate leaders to apply exponential technologies to address humanity’s challenges, announces its two newest products: On-Demand Classes, the company calls these “affordable” and “bite-sized” learning opportunities on topics like security and hacking, artificial intelligence, and human healing Uncommon Learning, a “personally adaptive virtual reality (VR) training system” with […]
The benefits of classroom technology can only be measured in how well the students and teachers actually use it. Far too often, teachers and faculty in schools across the world find themselves fed up with faulty A/V systems. Meanwhile, though, the students suffer most, because interactive classroom tech can’t live up to its name if […]
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