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Trends in Education Technology to Watch Out for in 2021

With the COVID-19 pandemic drastically and perhaps permanently altering the society, people had to find different ways to do familiar things. Online shopping boomed like never before, and classroom education was swiftly replaced by virtual learning platforms. Businesses were forced to function remotely, and many that could not went under.

This held true for many institutions of learning. Schools and colleges were forced to shut down and operate on virtual platforms. In fact, even after entering another year of the pandemic, most schools and educational institutions are still operating virtually to some extent. As such, students and educators have been

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Watch Video of NASA Mars Helicopter Ingenuity’s First Flight

A small robotic helicopter named Ingenuity made space exploration history on Monday when it lifted off the surface of Mars and hovered in the wispy air of the red planet. It was the first machine from Earth ever to fly like an airplane or a helicopter on another world.

The achievement extends NASA’s long, exceptional record of firsts on Mars.

“We together flew at Mars,” MiMi Aung, the project manager for Ingenuity, said to her team during the celebration. “And we together now have this Wright brothers moment.”

Like the first flight of an airplane by Wilbur and Orville Wright

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Major career milestones to watch for in 2021

Last year, we saw Albert Pujols tie and then pass Willie Mays for fifth-most home runs all-time and Mike Trout reach 300 career home runs to become the Angels’ all-time leader, among various career milestones. With each new baseball season, there are always more milestones to look out for — and 2021 is no exception.

Here is a look at some major milestones on the horizon for 2021 and beyond, along with a breakdown of each player’s chances of getting there this year.

These two milestones were on the list for Cabrera last year, too, but both were long shots

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Best Penny Stocks Buy Today? 3 Education Tech Stocks To Watch

Education Technology Penny Stocks Surge After Elite Education IPO This Week

Education technology penny stocks took off on Friday morning. The main catalyst appears to have been the mega education technology IPO of China-based Elite Education Group International (NASDAQ: EEIQ). On Thursday, the tech stock opened for trading at $4 a share and has promptly rallied to over $70 during premarket on Friday. The interesting part was the IPO was priced at $8, leaving early investors holding the bag on March 25th. The huge rally that has followed on the 26th triggered a sympathy rally across numerous China-based

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Watch Live: Education Secretary nominee Miguel Cardona testifies at Senate confirmation hearing

Washington outsider Miguel Cardona, President Biden’s nominee to lead the Education Department is likely to face tough questions at his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday, on political hot-button issues like school choice, student loan forgiveness, and most pressing: how to make good on Mr. Biden’s promise to reopen schools within 100 days of his inauguration. If confirmed, the Connecticut education commissioner will inherit an educational crisis brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.

Little is known about Cardona’s view on major education policy issues, since the former public school teacher only entered the national public eye in December when Biden announced his

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