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Two South Dakota schools awarded $200,000 for mining safety programs - KNBN NewsCenter1

Two South Dakota schools awarded $200,000 for mining safety programs – KNBN NewsCenter1

The U.S. Department of Labor today announced that $985,284 in grants have been awarded to 10 education and training programs across the country to support mine safety through the Brookwood Mine Safety Grant Program- Sago. Two South Dakota colleges were selected for the grant: The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City …

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State-of-the-art virtual reality training for trade schools

State-of-the-art virtual reality training for trade schools

Ideal Industries, Inc. brings immersive learning to the trades through its virtual reality division IVRY Technologies. By embracing cutting-edge VR technology and the metaverse, IVRY courses train future electricians in a safe and accurate manner. The IVRY Virtual Electrical Training program is a series of virtual lessons for the next generation of apprentice electricians in …

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Schools cut home internet help as remote learning fades

Schools cut home internet help as remote learning fades

With students off of Zoom and back in classrooms, many schools have stopped helping students connect from home, according to new federal data. Just 45% of public schools are providing home internet access to students who need it this school year, up from 70% earlier in the pandemic, according to August survey data released Tuesday …

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Thomas County Schools to Help Shape Georgia's AI Curriculum

Thomas County Schools to Help Shape Georgia’s AI Curriculum

(TNS) – Thomas County Schools are leading the way when it comes to their extensive computer science programs. Today, the Georgia Department of Education’s computer science program is asking them for help in an untapped area of ​​the curriculum: artificial intelligence. The project to begin work on a curriculum for artificial intelligence was funded by …

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Virtual reality sounds cool, but can it actually help schools teach math?  (Opinion)

Virtual reality sounds cool, but can it actually help schools teach math? (Opinion)

Virtual reality sounds cool but is it practically useful in schools? reality prisms think the answer is definitely “yes”. Prisms, launched in 2019, strives to integrate virtual reality into algebra for partners including the New York City Department of Education and KIPP charter schools. I recently spoke with Anurupa Ganguly, the founder and CEO of …

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UF helps state launch AI program in Florida public schools

UF helps state launch AI program in Florida public schools

As students across the country return to class this fall, Florida is among the first states to adopt a K-12 artificial intelligence, or AI, education curriculum designed to prepare its young to the growing global demand for an AI-enabled workforce. Leveraging the expertise of the University of Florida and its AI initiative, the Florida Department …

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UNICEF's Giga NFTs to connect schools in developing countries to the Internet

UNICEF’s Giga NFTs to connect schools in developing countries to the Internet

Developed countries often take the ubiquity of the Internet for granted. But the reality is that some 2.9 billion people still don’t have a connection to the World Wide Web. Data provided by UNICEF highlights that the majority of this internet-less mass resides in underdeveloped countries and that children continue to be disadvantaged by the …

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Bulletproof security modules for schools draw internet ire.  An expert intervenes

Bulletproof security modules for schools draw internet ire. An expert intervenes

Memorabilia decorates a makeshift memorial to the victims of the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. To protect students from active shooters and extreme weather conditions, National Safety Shelters sells safety pods that can fit a class of students inside. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Chandan Khanna/AFP via …

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