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. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.


Rural Ohio District Adds Digital Library to 1 to 1 Initiative

The Ross Local School District in Hamilton, OH, has added more resources to the 1-to-1 personalized learning initiative that it started in the fall.

New Online Platform Deals With Cycle of Bullying

Bridg-it School allows students and teachers to report bullying incidents, deal with compliance requirements and resolve situations.

Clintondale High Turns to Flipped Learning Platform for After School Coding

Clintondale High School is launching an after school coding program in hopes that the rest of its district, Clintondale Community Schools, will offer similar programs beginning next fall.

Shmoop Launches Test Prep for PARCC Assessments

Digital publisher Shmoop has unveiled four new study guides designed to help students prepare for PARCC Common Core assessments.

Research: Child Gender Informs Parental Attitudes about Tech

A new study suggests that parents' perceptions about their children's technology use is influenced by the child's gender, the type of device used and perceived educational value.

Suburban Detroit Middle Schoolers Win Hackathon

A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.

Generation YES and Learning.com Partner to Create Digital Literacy Program

The online Project NextTech has a curriculum organized around three core literacies: technology literacy, information literacy and media literacy.

West Gate Elementary, Pine City High Win Differentiated Instruction Tech Grants

Teacher teams at West Gate Elementary School and Pine City High School have been awarded technology and professional development grants valued at $250,000 from assessment solution provider Naiku.

Polar 3D Launches 3D Printer and Collaboration Platform for K-12

Polar 3D has launched a 3D printer, also called Polar 3D, along with a Web-based collaboration platform designed specifically for students in grades 6-12.

Cooke Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to STEM Programs for Low-Income Students

The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.

Whitepapers