K-12 Educational Technology News

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


Baltimore County Public Schools Rolling Out 120,000 Notebooks for 1:1 Program

More than 120,000 students and teachers in Baltimore County Public Schools will receive HP Elite PCs as part of the district’s Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (STAT) 1:1 digital learning program.

Snapshot: Printers Surge in Q1

The world's hunger for hardcopies is far from abating, despite some recent slides in peripheral shipments. The worldwide printer and multifunction printer market grew by double digits in the first quarter of 2014, reaching 37.65 million units — up 32.1 percent from the same period last year.

AirWatch Teacher Tools Gets New Collaboration Features, Enhanced Interface

AirWatch by VMware is rolling out new functionality for its AirWatch Teacher Tools classroom management suite.

PolyVision Ships Dual Writing & Projection Surface for Classrooms

PolyVision this week launched a new surface that's designed both for projection and for writing.

netTrekker Now Interoperable with Safari Montage

Schools that use both netTrekker and Safari Montage now have the ability to access educational resources through both services using a single federated search.

Edmodo Intros App for Windows 8.1

Edmodo, a free social learning network for K-12, has developed an app for Windows 8.1 users. The company made the announcement at the ISTE 2014 conference in Atlanta.

Credo's Research Tool Now Includes New Accessibility, Mobile Updates

New updates to Credo’s research tool, Online Reference Service, are making it easier for smartphone and tablet users to search for materials. Accessibility features and language support is also being added.

VMware Rolls Out Updated Secure Online Testing Solution

As part of a broad expansion of its public sector efforts, VMware reported it's beefing up its education offerings, with a particular emphasis on security to support online high-stakes assessments for K-12 within its virtualization and cloud infrastructure.

myON Adding Close Reading Tools to Digital Books

myON is adding new tools, like highlighting and note taking, to its library of digital books to support close reading skills.

No Child Held Back Offers a $10,000 Grant for Educational Technology

To apply, schools will need to provide details on how they would use the grant to innovate through software, support services or curriculum. The deadline for submitting an application is July 31.

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