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.
Bridg-it School allows students and teachers to report bullying incidents, deal with compliance requirements and resolve situations.
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.
Digital publisher Shmoop has unveiled four new study guides designed to help students prepare for PARCC Common Core assessments.
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.
A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.
The online Project NextTech has a curriculum organized around three core literacies: technology literacy, information literacy and media literacy.
- By Christopher Piehler
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 has launched a 3D printer, also called Polar 3D, along with a Web-based collaboration platform designed specifically for students in grades 6-12.
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has awarded $1,632,598 in grants to science, technology, engineering and math education programs for low-income students.
Two weeks after a report from the Center for American Progress explained how a calculation loophole in the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) results in Title 1 schools receiving about $1,200 less per student than comparable schools, a new report confirmed the size of the gap from a different angle.
- By Dian Schaffhauser