Tech Counts Webinar: Principals Tackle Classroom Tech Challenges

Join us for a 2018 Technology Counts webinar at 2 p.m. today on how principals are approaching the challenges and opportunities around ed tech.

Transforming the Postsecondary Professional Education Experience [Grush & Finholt]

Transforming the Postsecondary Professional Education Experience — from by Mary Grush & Thomas Finholt Excerpt: So, among other factors currently influencing change, those are the […]

VR Lab! Students build their own educational apps to help visualize concepts in astronomy, chemistry & physics. [Bolkan]

VR Lab! — from thejournal.com by Joshua Bolkan Excerpts (emphasis DSC): When Tampa Preparatory School launched decided to turn a closet into a virtual reality lab, they had […]

Thousands of Android Mobile Apps Improperly Track Children, Study Says

More than half of 5,855 Android apps in the 'Designed for Families' section of the Google Play store potentially violated COPPA, a team of computer-science […]

2 items re: the use of voice as it pertains to using virtual assistants: 1 involving healthcare, the other involving education (Canvas)

From DSC: Check out the 2 items below regarding the use of voice as it pertains to using virtual assistants: 1 involves healthcare and the […]

Wyoming, Idaho Laws Expand K-12 Computer Science Education

All districts in Wyoming will be required to provide K-12 computer science instruction, and Idaho high schools will offer at least one high school CS […]

Microsoft now offers AI courses as a skill for your CV [Vincent]

Microsoft now offers AI courses as a skill for your CV — from theverge.com by James Vincent Excerpt: Here’s something every tech company agrees on: […]

Brands that use AI to enhance marketing (infographic) 2018

Brands that use AI to enhance marketing (infographic) 2018 From 16best.net with thanks to Karthik Reddy for this resource    

Amazon Pumping $50 Million into CS Education [nagel]

Amazon Pumping $50 Million into CS Education — from steamuniverse.com by David Nagel Excerpt: Amazon is committing $50 million to computer science education in the United […]

“Experience Virtual Reality on the web with Chrome ” + other items on AR and VR

Experience Virtual Reality on the web with Chrome — from blog.google Excerpt: Virtual reality (VR) lets you tour the Turkish palace featured in “Die Another Day,” […]

Reflections on “In Move Towards More Online Degrees, Coursera Introduces Its First Bachelor’s” [Johnson]

In Move Towards More Online Degrees, Coursera Introduces Its First Bachelor’s — from edsurger.com by Sydney Johnson Excerpt: These days, though, many MOOC platforms are […]

Scientists Are Turning Alexa into an Automated Lab Helper [Condliffe]

Scientists Are Turning Alexa into an Automated Lab Helper — from technologyreview.com by Jamie Condliffe Amazon’s voice-activated assistant follows a rich tradition of researchers using […]

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