Machine learning helps hunt for COVID-19 therapies

Newswise — Michigan State University Foundation Professor Guowei Wei wasn’t preparing machine learning techniques for a global health crisis. Still, when one broke out, he and his team were ready to help.  The group already has one machine learning model at work in the pandemic, predicting consequences of mutations to SARS-CoV-2. Now, Wei’s team has deployed another to help drug developers on their most promising leads for attacking one of the virus’ most compelling targets. The researchers shared their research in the peer-reviewed […]

Make Virtual Learning Fun and Easier | State

MISSION, Kan., Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — (Family Features) Learning remotely from home is now the norm for many families across the country. Kids and caregivers alike have settled into a routine, though keeping children engaged can still be challenging. While kids have had to be resilient and adapt to learning […]

As More Schools Move to Hybrid or Virtual Learning, Construct Working with Canvas to Improve Online Learning Experiences for Students and Teachers | News

With growing emphasis on virtual learning, online program enablement is more important than ever SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As more schools respond to COVID-19 exposure with hybrid or virtual learning this fall, educational technology providers focus on delivering interactive online learning that engages students. That is why […]

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Announces New Family-Friendly Online Environment to Support Caregivers in At-Home Learning

The MarketWatch News Department was not involved in the creation of this content. BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Learning Company Houghton Mifflin Harcourt today introduced Family Room™, a brand new, family-friendly online space that supports diverse teaching environments and makes at-home learning more manageable for […]

Cumberland parents have own online classes to help their children with remote learning :: WRAL.com

By Gilbert Baez, WRAL Fayetteville reporter Fayetteville, N.C. — School leaders in Cumberland County have put together a program to help parents navigate their children’s virtual educational world. The Cumberland Family Academy allows parents to log into a Zoom chat room every Thursday evening, where teachers explain the software students […]