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Carnegie Mellon-Led Project Promotes Data and Technology Fluency

CMU researchers are working with local teachers to implement a pilot program that encourages students to use data, multimedia and technology to express ideas.

UConn Establishes $1.5 Million Fund to Help Commercialize New Tech

The University of Connecticut has created a $1.5 million Innovation Fund to provide university-affiliated businesses with the early-stage financial support they need to stay and grow in the state.

Longer Videos Are OK for Millennials

While shorter is better when it comes to videos for some audiences, the rapidity of Snapchat-like videos (which limits a recording to 10 seconds) apparently begins to wear on viewers as they age.

Primavera Wins NCAA Approval

Primavera Online High School has won retroactive approval from the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA), allowing student athletes who have taken Primavera courses to begin establishing eligibility to play college sports.



Competency STEM Teacher Ed Program Wins State Pre-Approval

A new initiative to test out competency-based learning for training middle and high school teachers in science and math has shown enough mastery to gain the "informal" approval of the state where it's located.

GitHub Education Launches New Online Community

GitHub, a popular web-based repository of software source code and other computer files, has launched a new community forum for teachers and students who use GitHub in the classroom.

Key Digital Launches New Technology to Enhance Video Distribution, Digital Signage

Key Digital, which manufactures technology for HDTV, has introduced three new HDMI switchers that can enhance the use of campus-wide video distribution and digital signage.

Microsoft Adds New Features to Office 365 Education

Microsoft has added a couple of new features to its Office 365 Education portfolio of products for students and teachers.

Report: 3D Printing Market to Double by 2020

Research: 3D Printing Market to Double by 2020

The 3D printing market will reach $35.4 billion in 2020, according to a new report form International Data Corp.

LearnLaunch Breakthrough Program Opens for Applications

The LearnLaunch Accelerator for ed-tech startup companies is now accepting applications for its second Breakthrough Program.

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