Every day our staff writers share their favorite stories on technology and learning:

1. STEM toys are popular with parents, but it's too early to know their impact on learning.
Full story from Vox

2. Digital art classes gain popularity and esteem.
Full story from EdTech Magazine

3. Digital vocational training prepares inmates for life out of prison.
Full story from The Sacramento Observer

4. Edtech is in classrooms, but not yet reaching its potential to promote learning.
Full story from EdSurge

5. MIT researchers create AI-based software to teach anyone to knit.
Full story from TechCrunch

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