MSU gets $2 million for computational thinking research
Grant funding from the National Science Foundation will help K-12 teachers integrate computational thinking into their classrooms.
5 steps to getting community buy-in on your edtech programs
Commentary: Edtech may be popular, but many decision makers are still dubious. EdWeb.net's Stacey Pusey shares strategies for gaining support.
Texas K-12 district loses $2.3 million in email scam
Manor Independent School District, which disclosed the theft last week, says it's following several "strong leads" alongside the FBI and local police.
K-8 coding education should be integrated for best outcomes
Educators should encourage students to apply what they learn in computer science to other subjects, says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.
Facial recognition finally activated at New York school district
After delays caused by privacy concerns, Lockport City School District has begun using facial recognition to detect threats to student safety.
Ransomware used HVAC to infect Michigan K-12 district
Students were told to stay home as staff at Richmond Community Schools work to restore functionality to heating, telephone and other critical systems.
Utah Gov. Herbert calls for expanded computer science education fund
The new fund would allow Utah and its industry partners to pool resources for improving computer science education statewide.
Yet another school district hit by ransomware, this time in Illinois
Nearly 50 school districts and hundreds of schools have been hit by ransomware this year. Sycamore Community School District 427 is the latest victim.
Google Earth's creation tools help students tell stories with maps
The new creation tools allow students to build visual narratives and engage with learning on a deeper level, one teacher told EdScoop.