MatterHackers has unveiled MatterControl for Android, software designed to allow users to print directly from a 3D printer without the use of a connected PC and to connect the devices via a wireless network.
WillowTree Apps has launched the Apps for Education Platform, a tool designed to help schools develop and deploy customized apps and HTML5 Web sites.
The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has added Learning.com to its strategic council.
Social learning and education media provider ePals has struck a deal to make its materials available through Pearson's Online Learning Exchange.
Pearson has unveiled Acclaim, an Open Badge platform designed for academic institutions, professional associations and other credentialing programs.
A group of students at Brigham Young University in Utah recently created an online game for the Library of Congress designed to encourage kids to get off their digital devices and back into books.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Virtual School Leadership Alliance has selected a new e-learning platform to share content more efficiently and too collaborate more effectively on the creation of content in the future.
The Archer School for Girls has gone public with its new Idea Lab, a space designed to encourage science, technology, engineering and math learning.
Working with limited budgets and a seemingly endless pipeline of new technology tools, applications and equipment to test out and possibly implement, today's K-12 IT directors have a lot on their plates right now. Add Common Core State Standards and growth of mobile devices on campus to the equation and the task of balancing student and teacher needs with available resources becomes that much more daunting.
- By Bridget McCrea
Swiss developer Connect-i has released a hosted version of its Drupal-based learning management system, Opigno.