K-12 Educational Technology News

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


Easygenerator Unveils Web-Based E-Learning Authoring Tool

Easygenerator has released an online subscription-based version of its e-learning authoring tool, dubbed the Easygenerator Starter Plan.

Utility Allows Authentication via Google Apps for Ed

Milton Security Group, a provider of products for managing devices in a bring-your-own-device environment, has developed a network access control utility that allows an external login through Google Apps for Education to be used for authentication of each device and user.

Pearson Adds Hypersign Integration to PowerSchool

Pearson is integrating Hypersign's digital signage software with PowerSchool to allow users to manage displays from within the student information system.

CoSN Issues Guidelines for Designing Optimal Education Network

A professional association of K-12 IT leaders has defined the specifications for a district network that can keep up with current and future instructional and learning requirements.

California District Adopts Tablets for Special Education

California's Mountain View Whisman School District has deployed 80 tablets to its special education classrooms.

Turnitin Releases Grade Anything for Assessing 'Virtually Any' Assignment

Turnitin has released Grade Anything, a tool designed to help instructors check for originality and provide feedback on assignments in any file type and even on assignments that require no file.

U Wisconsin-Madison Launches Web Version of School Administration Improvement Tool

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have launched an online version of the Comprehensive Assessment of Leadership for Learning, a tool designed to help improve school administration.

Activate Instruction Adds Shareable Playlists to Free Curriculum

An online platform that lets students and educators access free open curriculum to personalize learning has been enhanced to allow teachers to collaborate with each other more easily.

Net Texts Launches Mobile Site, Adds Common Core Search

Net Texts has launched a new site to enable students and teachers to access the company's free courses via mobile devices.

FCC Looks To Boost Broadband Support for Schools as It Reviews E-Rate Modernization

The Federal Communications Commission is seeking comment on changes to the E-rate program that are likely to go into effect next year.

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