K-12 Educational Technology News

All news articles from the THE Journal editorial team, in chronological order.


Educational Video Site Glean Introduces New Student Tracking Feature

Glean Insights allows teachers to assign videos to their students and then track how students interact with each lesson.

Gale Releases 4 New Digital Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has unveiled four new digital collections for use by academic and special libraries.

Smarter Balanced Begins Field Test

The Smarter Balanced Field Test is a practice run that allows teachers and students to gain experience with computerized assessments aligned to the Common Core before they are implemented in spring 2015.

Panopto Adds Video Content Search to Lecture Capture Platform

Panopto has released a new version of its lecture capture platform that now allows users to search within videos for spoken words or any text that appears onscreen (or that appears in comments or notes).

4 Core Principles of Connected Learning

Connected learning — education that uses digital media to engage students and encourage communication, collaboration and critical thinking — is the key to student success in the information age, according to a new report.

Iowa District Deploys Geovisual Analytics To Combat Disparities

The Iowa City Community School District has deployed a geovisual analytics platform to help guide its decision making as it implements its first 10-year master facility plan.

Indiana Becomes First State to Drop Out of Common Core

Governor Mike Pence signed Senate Bill 91, which replaces CCSS with standards created in Indiana.

Edgenuity, Sophia Partner on Dual-Credit Courses

Online and blended learning provider Edgenuity has launched courses offering dual credit for high school and college.

Crestron Partners with InfoComm on 4K Video Course

Crestron and InfoComm have partnered to offer a series of one-day course on 4K video installations at Crestron classrooms around the world.

Enterprises Prefer Open Source SDN Technology from Commercial Vendors

When it comes to software-defined networking and network functions virtualization solutions, almost all enterprise-level organizations prefer open source solutions, but three quarters of them want those open source solutions to come from commercial vendors, according to a new report from the OpenDaylight Project.

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