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  • Tuskegee to pilot virtual reality STEM education through new NSF-funded grant (Tuskegee University)

    Tuskegee to pilot virtual reality STEM education through new NSF-funded grant (Tuskegee University)

    The National Science Foundation has awarded Tuskegee University a two-year, $250,000 grant for a pilot program to develop and implement a new virtual reality learning environment. The project — iVR to STAR — is a new learning tool that aims to improve undergraduate students’ engagement and enhance learning effectiveness through the use of virtual reality. The project — which involves …Read More
  • Thursday — September 19, 2019 STEMdaily

    Thursday — September 19, 2019 STEMdaily

    In today’s STEMdaily, Dr. Andre Perry from the Brookings Institute speaks to the importance of black teachers for The Hechinger Report, tech jobs takes 14 out of 25 spots on Glassdoor’s Highest Paying Jobs of 2019 report, Amazon Web Services plans expansion for its cloud curriculum, Education Dive explores how colleges are rolling out blockchain education programs, and Tuskegee University …Read More
  • Sandy Hook Promise’s chilling back-to-school PSA hopes to prevent mass shootings (CNN)

    Sandy Hook Promise’s chilling back-to-school PSA hopes to prevent mass shootings (CNN)

    It begins with a smiling teen boy, opening his locker to retrieve the “perfect” backpack that his mom bought him. It ends with a young girl, in tears, texting a goodbye to her mother as a door opens and foot steps approach. The “Back to School Essentials” public service announcement, which debuted Wednesday morning, purports to show off the items every student …Read More

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