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.
Esri today reported it's committing up to $1 billion in free accounts for its cloud-based GIS mapping software, hosted through Amazon Web Services. Amazon said it's committing AWS resources for three years to support the effort for all schools that participate.
Designed and engineered for educational environments, the new 16-tablet cabinet includes integrated USB ports for charging and syncing.
- By Christopher Piehler
What do learning analytics and wearable gadgets have in common? They're both technologies that will have a have an important impact on K-12 education within the next few years, according to a new report released last week.
Voyager Sopris Learning is releasing a digital version of its math program TransMath for students in grades 5-10 meant for introduction into classrooms as early as next fall.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Can formal education remain relevant in the long term? That's one of six critical challenges facing schools identified in a new report examining the impact of technology on education.
California's Rosedale Union School District is launching a solar power initiative projected to save more than $2 million over the course of 20 years.
A Texas school district is piloting an application to help its students prepare for careers just in time to address revisions to high school graduation requirements that mandate similar practices.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin has implemented a high speed wireless local area network to support tablets and a bring-your-own-device program.
Alma, a school management system for K-12, has added new messaging and emergency notification features.
The eSchoolPLUS student information system is integrating with the Schoology LMS, enabling a direct exchange of data from both software systems.
- By Stephen Noonoo