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.


Van Andel Institute Offers Free Trial of STEM Platform

NexGen Inquiry is a cloud-based science investigation organizer built by teachers for teachers.

Fayette County Schools Selects LMS To Boost Engagement, Achievement

Fayette County Public Schools has adopted a learning management system in an effort to improve student achievement and increase engagement with students, parents and the community.

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space Launches Online Essay Coaching

Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.

3P Learning Launches Online Science Program

3P Learning’s IntoScience incorporates 3D environments, real-time gaming and structured activities for students in grades 6-8.

Charter Organizations Developing Their Own Teacher Training Programs

A new report from a research organization focused on disruptive innovations has examined how charter management organizations (CMOs) in K-12 have created their own teacher education and certification programs to help create the kinds of teachers they want to hire for their schools. Their reasoning: "Teachers who graduate from most traditional teacher education programs lack the skills needed to teach successfully."

Holy Cross High Implements Wi-Fi Network

Holy Cross High School, a private school located in Waterbury, CT, has implemented a wireless network to serve more than 650 students, faculty, staff and guests.

Harvard Graduate School of Ed Debuts Free Online Library of Student Work

The Harvard Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.

Alabama District Adds Mobile App for Emergency Response

Alabama's Houston County Schools has adopted a new platform and mobile app in an effort to improve student safety.

Edgenuity Introduces Blended Learning Services Portal

The new suite of consulting, coaching and professional resources is designed to help schools and districts implement blended learning programs.

Acer Intros Short-Throw Projector with Sound Powerful Enough for an Auditorium

The new Acer S385WHne professional series projector boasts short-throw technology and 20W integrated audio — enough sound for an auditorium-sized room.

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