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Survey: STEM Fields Are Top Choice for Gen Z Students

A survey of over 11,000 U.S. high school and college students, conducted by the National Society of High School Scholars in February and early March, offers insights into Gen Z’s career choices and shows that a majority of respondents are planning for future jobs in STEM fields.

Grand Valley State U Teams with Littera on High-Impact Tutoring for Michigan Schools

A new partnership between the Grand Valley State University NextEd Co-Lab and Littera Education will provide every K–12 school district in Michigan with access to research-based, high-impact tutoring.

1EdTech Updates QTI Assessment Standard to Enable Accessibility Features

1EdTech Consortium has updated its digital assessment interoperability standard with added accessibility features and improved rendering to enable greater access in large-scale testing for students with special needs, the nonprofit said in a news release.

Ohio State U Plans Full Rollout of Robot Delivery Service After Spring Pilot

Students at Ohio State University can now order food delivery via self-driving robot. The institution completed a pilot this spring using delivery robots from Cartken, a technology startup specializing in AI-powered robotics, as part of a partnership with the Grubhub mobile food-ordering and delivery platform.



Qualtrics Launches Course Evaluations Tool for Real-Time Student Feedback

A new tool from experience management company Qualtrics manages the entire course evaluations process, from customizing questions to analyzing results on an institutional, department or individual course level.

Optoma Intros Microsoft-Powered, Cloud-Based Remote Management Solution for Displays

Display manufacturer Optoma has introduced a cloud-based version of its Optoma Management Suite that is powered by Microsoft Azure and offers streamlined, real-time monitoring, diagnosing and controlling of connected audiovisual displays via a single platform.

Class Technologies Partners with Open LMS

Class Technologies, maker of the learning platform that adds teaching and learning tools to Zoom, has announced a partnership with Open LMS, commercial provider of the open source Moodle learning management system.

Google Unveils Slate of New Features and Integrations for Chromebooks, Classroom and Meet

Google has introduced a slate of new apps for Chromebooks — including a new free Screencast app and a free Figma design app — as well as new functions in Google Classroom and Google Meet, and the company announced integrations with popular ed tech apps that will launch later this year.

ED, ISTE Initiative to Help Educator Preparation Programs Build Teachers' Digital Skills

A new initiative from the International Society for Technology in Education and the U.S. Department of Education aims to help educator preparation programs update their curriculum and methods to ensure new teachers enter the workforce with the digital learning skills needed to lead equitable learning in modern tech-enabled classrooms.

Internet2's Eduroam Support Organizations Program Expands in Two States

Internet2 recently announced that two additional state research and education (R&E) networks have joined its Eduroam Support Organizations program.