High school students in New York City Public Schools will begin learning data literacy this month through the new City Digits project, which aims to promote civic engagement among youth while teaching data collection and analysis skills.
Verizon Innovate Learning Grants totaling $1.6 million will go to underserved schools to stimulate interest in STEM subjects.
Stratasys has launched a 3D printing curriculum for secondary and post-secondary students.
The use of technology-enabled approaches in education is receiving attention today as the White House hosts its second "College Opportunity Day of Action."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
With the help of data now becoming available, high school teachers and students in two programs at Notre Dame University can study data from the Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland.
Five more universities will receive funding to implement the UTeach Expansion Program.
Kuka Robotics has debuted a program designed to help high schools, community colleges, universities and vocational schools offer a certificate based on robotics, Kuka Official Robotics Education.
One of the first FIRST Competition qualifying rounds for elementary school robotics teams takes place in Grandville, MI, a hotbed of robotics activity.
The technology provider for small businesses will contribute to the Boston-based CodeEd, which offers computer programming classes for girls.
The new professional learning community is intended to help teachers integrate computer science and coding into their classroom lessons.
- By Christopher Piehler