Sip News by Product Hunt distills the day’s most important technology news into digestible snippets. The format is simple: each day’s headlines are condensed into slideshow stories, composed of quick-hitting explanations and commentary, and supplemented with information from news outlets such as CNET, CNBS, Reuters, and Gizmodo. The app also pulls in select Twitter posts from experts and laypeople alike to round out the dialogue. These stories, just a few each day, are pushed to readers’ iOS or Android mobile devices so they can stay on top of tech news. Cost: Free
Samsung Solve for Tomorrow, the ultimate STEM contest for sixth- through twelfth-grade public schools, is celebrating 10 years of helping educators teach STEM while tackling local community issues and winning technology for their school. To celebrate, Samsung is giving away up to $3 million in prizes and selecting more winners than ever before. Take a few minutes and submit your application to participate today.
K–12 students in US public, private, and home schools can enter NASA’s Mars 2020 Name the Rover essay contest. One grand-prize winner will name the rover and be invited to see the spacecraft launch in July 2020 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
ClassLink empowers students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink LaunchPad includes a library of more than 6,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, Box, and Dropbox cloud drives. ClassLink Analytics gives decision-makers the usage data they need. Your school district has invested heavily in the adoption of digital learning resources, but how much do you know about how often they are actually used? Find the answers you’re looking for with reports accessible on any device.