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Expeditions Pioneer Program Coming to 15 New Cities

Google has announced that the Expeditions Pioneer Program is expanding to include 15 new cities
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Google has announced that the Expeditions Pioneer Program is expanding to include 15 new cities, inlcuding Alexandria, Baltimore, Cincinnati, Detroit, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, New Orleans, Orlando, Phoenix, Portland, Salt Lake City and Washington DC. Three new countries will also join: Canada, Denmark and Singapore.

Schools get an Expeditions kit, which includes:

  • ASUS smartphones
  • Tablet for the teacher
  • Router 
  • Viewers that turn phones into virtual reality headsets

Some kits include Mattel’s new View-Master virtual reality viewers, others include Google Cardboard. Teachers can choose from more than 120 tours of places such as Antarctica, the Acropolis or the Borneo Rainforest.

Visit the website to learn more and sign up.



Education Technology Pioneers Announced as Finalists for SIIA Innovation Incubator Program

The Education Division of the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA), the principal trade association for the software and digital content industry, announces finalists, and an alternate, for its Innovation Incubator Program. The program will be held during the annual Education Business Forum, Dec. 9-10, at the McGraw Hill Conference Center in New York City. The finalists will feature their products during the event, and awards will be presented to the Most Innovative and Most Likely to Succeed based on votes of conference attendees. The Educator’s Choice Award and Faculty Choice Award will also be presented based on votes from K-20 educators and administrators around the world. SIIA will also award prizes from program partners.