K-12 Educational Technology News

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


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.

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.

Khan Academy Unveils New Math Resources for Common Core

Khan Academy's new, free math materials include interactive math exercises and grade-level "missions."

Jewish School Aims to Build 'This Century School'

Students at the Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit will soon have a new learning space that includes a "learning cave, a "libratory," an audio/visual studio and Makerspace, for hands-on experimentation.

PARCC Field Test Begins Today

The field test, which will be given to more than 1 million students in PARCC states, is a trial run of Common Core assessments that will be given to students in the spring of 2015.

USC Creates Research-Based Educational Games

Researchers at the University of Southern California's Game Innovation Lab and Rossier School of Education have developed research-based educational games for classroom use.

Science Teachers: Help Kids as Young as Three Learn Science

Children as young as three have the capacity to learn science and engineering practices, according to a new position paper from the National Science Teachers Association.

Florida To Use Computer Graders for Written Portion of Common Core Assessments

Florida will use computer graders to help assess the written portion of standardized tests that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests as Common Core testing begins.

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