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.


Pearson Introduces Upgrades to Assessment, Writing Programs

Pearson has introduced upgrades to two of its flagship software programs, one designed to help teachers with assessment, aimsweb, and another, WriteToLearn, designed to aid students with their writing skills.

Edgenuity Integrates Scantron Data To Improve Individualized Learning

Edgenuity has partnered with Scantron to integrate Scantron Performance Series data with Edgenuity MyPath in a move designed to allow districts to use data previously gathered in the delivery of personalized instruction.

New Cases Accommodate Devices Up to 11.6 Inches

Trident Case has introduced a new cover designed to protect laptops and Chromebooks up to 11.6 inches in size.

Report: Schools Making Slow, Steady Technological Progress

Educational institutions in higher ed and K-12 are making slow but steady progress toward instructional and operational goals, such as improved use of student data, through use of technology, according to a new report from the Software and Information Industry Association.

New Ultra-Portable Projector Weighs Half a Pound

The Touchjet Pond Projector, which will fit in the palm of your hand, can project an 80-inch image on any surface.

Edmodo Launches New Marketplace for Learning Resources

A new content marketplace for educators that is currently being tested in beta will be fully available later this fall.

Robots Help K-5 Students Learn About Coding Through Core Subjects

Wonder Workshop has introduced 21 lesson plans intended to help educators use robots Dash, Dot and Blocky to teach coding to their youngest students.

Samsung, McGraw-Hill Partner on Classroom in a Box Package

Samsung is partnering with McGraw-Hill Education to introduce a suite of hardware and services, dubbed Classroom in a Box, to K-12 schools.

Bretford Expands Line of Flexible, Powered Classroom Furniture

Bretford, a provider of technology-enabled furniture for classrooms, has expanded its line of EDU 2.0 smart furniture with the addition of eight new tables in five shapes.

zSpace Introduces New Product, New Partnership

3D technology developer zSpace had a busy first day at the ISTE 2015 conference, introducing a new virtual reality learning tool and announcing a new partnership with an e-learning publisher.

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