K-12 Technology News
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This week at CES 2015 in Las Vegas, Toshiba introduced the Portégé Z20t, a detachable PC with pen input that combines a notebook and tablet in one device.
McGraw-Hill has launched a new version of its adaptive reading platform, SmartBook, with improvements designed to introduce students to resources at the exact moment they need them.
An updated version of a classroom workflow app will allow teachers to apply control features like “Attention” and "Web Lock."
SRC Solutions has unveiled version 3 of its online enrollment tool, Registration Gateway, with features designed to improve security and efficiency.
The Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge has opened for this year's entries.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Sales of tablets will continue to slow in the new year, though the devices will still see an 8 percent growth over 2014 numbers to reach 233 million shipments, according to a new forecast from market research company Gartner.
An international studies teacher in Waterloo, IL, is using free video chat technology to connect his middle school students with students their age in other countries.
Oklahoma's Altus Public Schools has launched a 1:1 computing initiative in an effort to provide personalized digital learning and integrate technology skills practice with the classroom.
Students at seven schools in California and Texas will have access to a blended math program thanks to a grant from an engineering and construction company.
Edmentum has updated its data platform, Edmentum Sensei, with expanded reporting for teachers using the company's Study Island platform and new views for Plato Courseware and Edmentum Assessments.