Coding in STEM Education: Making off

| March 5, 2019

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At the 'Coding in STEM Education' porject of Science on Stage 23 teachers from seven European countries. As part of the project 'Coding in STEM Education.

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InstaVR launches affordable remote teaching pricing during outbreak

Article | March 16, 2020

InstaVR Inc., a provider of web-based virtual reality authoring and publishing, today launched organization wide academic pricing to give universities a more cost-effective way of using VR to provide remote learning and online classes during the coronavirus outbreak. The nationwide COVID-19 pandemic has led to numerous statewide and citywide closures of schools and universities, leading to the mandate of online classes for the remainder of the semester for many. The use of VR in remote teaching enables a far more immersive method to provide information than its 2D counterpart, so it’s a way to allow students to experience the classroom more closely without being there.

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The benefits of using virtual reality in college

Article | March 16, 2020

The use of virtual reality in education has been a rising trend for a while now. At first, the equipment and software necessary to use VR technology for academic purposes were not as affordable as it is nowadays. However, because of the benefits that both students and universities experienced through the use of digital learning aids VR became quite an appealing tech for professors and students alike. Still, there is a wide misconception that VR equipment and software are only intended for entertainment systems like video games and virtual roller-coaster rides. In this article, we’re going to list some of the major benefits of VR for college students.

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Federal Appeals Court Backs Gavin Grimm in Long-Running Transgender Case

Article | March 16, 2020

A federal appeals court on Wednesday held in the long-running case of transgender student Gavin Grimm that his Virginia school district violated the equal-protection clause and Title IX when it barred him from the boys restroom when he was in high school. A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, in Richmond, Va., also ruled 2-1 that the Gloucester County district violated Grimm's rights by refusing to amend his school records after Grimm, who was assigned female at birth, had chest reconstruction surgery and the state amended his birth certificate to "male."

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Purple Mash Games Design Competition - Winners

Article | March 16, 2020

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Purple Mash Games Design Competition. We received over 8,200 entries in total across all three categories and across the 2Simple team we ensured each and every single game was played. Huge congratulations to Lara from Queen’s Park Academy for her game ‘Pets in Peril’. Our judging panel commented.

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iversity.org is an education technology company that partners with academic institutions and knowledge-based companies to offer high-quality academic and professional development courses online. Individuals as well as corporate clients and their employees can choose between MOOCs and online professional development courses from a wide range of topics. With over one million enrolments, iversity is among Europe’s leading online course providers.

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