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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.


Discovery Educator Network Kicking Off Free Summer PD Resources

This August Discovery Educator Network is hosting free professional development resources for K-12 educators.

Snapshot: Printers Surge in Q1

The world's hunger for hardcopies is far from abating, despite some recent slides in peripheral shipments. The worldwide printer and multifunction printer market grew by double digits in the first quarter of 2014, reaching 37.65 million units — up 32.1 percent from the same period last year.

netTrekker Now Interoperable with Safari Montage

Schools that use both netTrekker and Safari Montage now have the ability to access educational resources through both services using a single federated search.

AirWatch Teacher Tools Gets New Collaboration Features, Enhanced Interface

AirWatch by VMware is rolling out new functionality for its AirWatch Teacher Tools classroom management suite.

PolyVision Ships Dual Writing & Projection Surface for Classrooms

PolyVision this week launched a new surface that's designed both for projection and for writing.

Credo's Research Tool Now Includes New Accessibility, Mobile Updates

New updates to Credo’s research tool, Online Reference Service, are making it easier for smartphone and tablet users to search for materials. Accessibility features and language support is also being added.

Edmodo Intros App for Windows 8.1

Edmodo, a free social learning network for K-12, has developed an app for Windows 8.1 users. The company made the announcement at the ISTE 2014 conference in Atlanta.

VMware Rolls Out Updated Secure Online Testing Solution

As part of a broad expansion of its public sector efforts, VMware reported it's beefing up its education offerings, with a particular emphasis on security to support online high-stakes assessments for K-12 within its virtualization and cloud infrastructure.

No Child Held Back Offers a $10,000 Grant for Educational Technology

To apply, schools will need to provide details on how they would use the grant to innovate through software, support services or curriculum. The deadline for submitting an application is July 31.

myON Adding Close Reading Tools to Digital Books

myON is adding new tools, like highlighting and note taking, to its library of digital books to support close reading skills.

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