K-12 Educational Technology News

All news articles from the THE Journal editorial team, in chronological order.


Moodle Legacy Versions Get Security Updates, Bug Fixes

On the heels of the release of Moodle 2.7, new versions of older Moodle branches have received maintenance updates to address bugs and security vulnerabilities.

MimioStudio 11.2 Adds Free Mobile Access

Mimio has released an update to its interactive classroom suite, MimioStudio, that allows educators to connect up to three mobile devices in their classrooms for free.

PresenceLearning Offers Free Webinar on Implementing CCSS for Students With Communication Disorders

“CCSS & Severe Cognitive Disabilities” will take place Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.

DreamBox Launches Adaptive Math Curriculum for Middle Schools

DreamBox Learning has launched a new middle school math curriculum for students in grades 6-8.

Moodle 2.7 Gets Improved Interfaces, Accessible Text Editor, Conditional Activities

Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.

SETDA Debuts Free Resource for Online Testing Requirements

The State Educational Technology Directors Association has launched a new Web site, The Guide to Technology Requirements, designed to help K-12 leaders understand requirements for online assessments.

U Southern California Ed School Intros Online Teacher Training

The University of Southern California's Rossier School Education has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.

Cengage Learning Integrates Celebrus Big Data

Cengage Learning, a provider of educational content, technology and services for K-12 and higher education, has partnered with big data software provider Celebrus Technologies to capture data about users' interactions with Cengage's products.

Kennedale Shifts District Data Management To Save Money

A Texas district is shifting its administration and management functions to a different company in a five-year agreement.

Microsoft Office Mix Turns PowerPoint Presentations into Online Interactive Lessons

Microsoft today released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets teachers create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.

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