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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.


Vital Source Updates Accessibility Features for Ebooks

VitalSource Bookshelf has updated its accessibility support for its collection of e-textbooks.

Filament Launches Game-Based Science Curriculum

Filament Learning, a division of Filament Games, has released the first collection of its new game-based science curriculum series, PLEx (play, learn, experiment).

E-rate Survey: Funding Increase Deemed Critical

An E-rate funding increase is critical to the success of many school districts, according to a new survey.

Tinkerine Debuts Introductory 3D Printing Curriculum for K-12

3D printer maker Tinkerine Studios is launching a new curriculum designed to supplement STEAM courses and introduce students to 3D printing technology.

Report: Importance of Data's Physical Location Diminishing

The physical location of data will become "increasingly irrelevant" over the next several years and will be replaced by other notions of location at most organizations by 2020, according to a new report, "The Snowden Effect: Data Location Matters," by market research firm Gartner.

Illinois District Taps Warehouse Solution for Data Management

Oak Park and River Forest High School will adopt a warehouse solution to manage data, analytics and reports.

McGraw-Hill Launches Professional Learning Environment for Teachers

McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a Professional Learning Environment designed to allow teachers to take control of their own professional development.

CTL Rolling Out Ruggedized Education Chromebook

CTL has introduced its new CTL Education Chromebook, a lightweight and rugged 11.6-inch laptop based on Intel Education's reference design.

zSpace STEM Lab Adds Real-Time Sharing, Physics Simulations, Virtual Circuitry Lab

zSpace has unveiled new software applications for its zSpace STEM Lab, an interactive, virtual education platform for K-12 students.

Panasonic Debuts 2-in-1 Mobile Device for K-12, Connected Classroom PD Resources

Panasonic has developed a mobile computing device designed specifically for K-12 education.

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