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Competition Draws 8,000 Students Worldwide to Present STEAM Projects

Students from around the world will participate in Destination Imagination's 17th annual Global Finals competition in Knoxville, TN, May 24-27, showcasing their innovative solutions in a tournament format.

Partnership Takes Credly Badges to Europe

Digital badges are going global with a new partnership between Credly and Digitalme (part of the City & Guilds Group), a UK- and EU-based provider of digital credentialing services.

Study Finds Story Comprehension for Digital and Print Books Similar in Young Children

Researchers at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development, in collaboration with Lakehead University, are saying that preschool-age children will comprehend a story in both digital and print formats if they enjoy the story’s content.

University of Hawaii Taps Pearson for Digital Access Program

The University of Hawaii System has streamlined students' access to affordable digital course materials through a Direct Digital Access partnership with Pearson.



Free Digital Book Promotes Engineering Ed to Native Students

The intent is to share lessons with people who run those programs or who have an interest in bringing engineering education to any underrepresented group. Among the advice: Make the learning culturally relevant and hands on.

USC Rossier School of Education Forges Partnership to Drive K–12 Research

The University of Southern California’s Rossier School of Education Monday unveiled a new partnership with Project Tomorrow that will support the nonprofit education organization’s research and help drive future innovation in K–12 schools.

Harvard HMX Offers Dose of Medical School Training in Online Format

Harvard University is issuing certificates for anybody who passes one or more of the same online courses that are also taken by incoming students prior to starting their Harvard Medical School curriculum and used by the institution's faculty to "flip" their classrooms.

DeVos to Keynote ASU+GSV Summit

United States Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will deliver the opening keynote address at this year's ASU+GSV Summit, an annual event focused on ed tech and education policy, with a heavy emphasis on ed reform.

Google Adds Safety Feature to Android Gmail App After E-Mail Phishing Attack

A day after a widespread e-mail phishing attack that many security experts said was "sophisticated," Google has rolled out a new safeguard to its Android Gmail app.

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