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K-12 Technology News

Here you'll find the latest news from the education technology world, from the newest hardware and software releases to policy and funding updates to research reports to school and district tech initiatives.


New BenQ Projector Supports BYOD

BenQ America has announced the MW665, a DLP projector designed for bring-your-own-device environments.

Special Ed Software Boardmaker Comes to the Cloud

DynaVox has revamped its special education software program, Boardmaker, for the web, adding reporting and analytics tools as well as new materials for educators.

South Carolina To Give Students Statewide Remote Access to Telescope

Beginning August 16, every classroom in South Carolina will be able to view the rings of Saturn or the Orion Nebula via a vintage telescope at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia, SC.

Blended Schools Network Partners with Gooru on Online Learning

Sibling's Blended Schools Network will make the first unit of each of its online courses available through Gooru, a free online tool for personalized learning.

Promethean Unveils 6-Touch Whiteboard

Promethean has released a new interactive whiteboard with support for up to six simultaneous touches in an effort to improve classroom activities.

Report: Smartphone Shipments Set To Top 300 Million in Third Quarter

Smartphone shipments reached a single-quarter high in the second quarter of 2014 with 295.3 million shipments, an increase of 23.1 percent over the same period in 2013.

NASBE Articles Guide State Boards to Craft Policies That Encourage Blended Learning

According to three new articles from the National Association of State Boards of Education, state boards of education are key to facilitating these changes, since they are responsible for adopting policies that encourage, support and oversee the implementation of personalized learning systems.

STEM Curriculum Adds Web-based Delivery

A new STEM-focused curriculum for young learners, concentrating on both science and math, is coming to the cloud.

OpenStax Aims To Bring Free Digital Textbooks to High Schools

OpenStax, which provides free, peer-reviewed undergraduate textbooks and supporting materials for colleges and universities, has set its sights on K-12 education for the first time.

Mass. District Centralizes Printing at Single Location

In an effort to help streamline print jobs across its campuses, Whitman Hanson (MA) Regional School District has created a central print facility that delivers materials to schools twice a day.

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