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Social Media App Uses Augmented Reality to Connect College Students

The TeePeedU app uses AR technology to help students build real life connections across their campus.

New App Enables Mobile Enrollment at the Technical College System of Georgia

Students at the 22 colleges across the Technical College System of Georgia can now register for their courses via smartphone.

U of Wyoming Runs STEM Program for K–12 Teachers

The university worked with a Wyoming school district to launch the federally funded professional development program, which trained K–12 teachers on project-based STEM learning.

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.

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.

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.

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