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Northeastern University tech director arrested over bomb scare

by Lindsay McKenzie

A former tech manager at Northeastern's Immersive Media Lab was charged with masterminding a bomb hoax last month at the Boston university.

How an Austin school district is preparing for VR, IoT and everything in-between

by Ryan Johnston

Kevin Schwartz of Austin Independent School District says educators are building success on keeping an open mind when it comes to new technologies.

Microsoft announces grant program for 'mixed reality' headset technology

by Ryan Johnston

The Limitless Libraries Fund, which was announced at ISTE 2018, will be open to public, middle and high school libraries.

Discovery Education's Bill Goodwyn on giving educators 'not just what they want, but what they need'

by Emily Tate

During the CoSN annual conference, Goodwyn talked with EdScoop about how new ownership will change the company and help it grow.

With mass automation ahead, educators must pivot, futurist tells IT leaders

by Emily Tate

Michio Kaku says that as memorization of facts and details becomes less valuable, the future job market will rely on intellectual capital.

On the horizon: Tech trends and challenges for the next five years

by Emily Tate

The NMC/CoSN Horizon Report draws on the ideas of dozens of education experts to examine emerging technologies in K-12.

Lower costs, newer tech help virtual reality become a reality in the classroom

by Wyatt Kash

Experts at SXSWedu from New York Times' school and Digital Promise say students are now better able to create VR, and not just consume it.

New York's Lehman College to open virtual reality academy and lab

by Corinne Lestch

The Bronx campus's School of Continuing and Professional Studies will be home to the new Virtual and Augmented Reality Training Academy and Development Lab.

Virtual reality could be the magic school bus teachers need

by Darlene Aderoju

A new survey released at ISTE shows that nearly 90 percent of K-12 teachers think virtual reality can improve classroom instruction.