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In the United States today, the PreK-12 marketplace for digital education materials like content and software is estimated at approximately $8 billion, and growing. In this article, education policy associate Lindsey Tepe describes the real possibility that this "bubble" may burst.

In her article “It’s Playtime” Joan Almon, co-founder of the Alliance for Childhood, writes “Play-based learning is a term that embraces two approaches simultaneously. One is that children are given ample time to carry their own ideas into play—with assistance from teachers as needed.

Girls Who Code, a national non-profit organization working to close the gender gap in technology, is now recruiting for the 2015 Summer Immersion Program. The organization encourages high school girls currently in 10th and 11th grade to apply, regardless of prior experience or exposure to computer science. All they look for is a passion for technology and a desire to learn!

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