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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.


Upstate NY Middle School Rolls Out New Digital Learning Technology

A private school in Corning, NY, is the first in the United States to implement Samsung’s School Digital Learning Initiative.

Startup Launches Automatic Cloud-Based 3D Printer

A new fully automated and cloud-based 3D printer from NVBOTS will soon hit the market, with features intended to help simplify the sometimes complex 3D printing process.

Operation Play Event Will Offer Webinars, Sessions and Resources on Game-Based Learning

Starting Sept. 15, educators interested in game-based learning can visit the Operation Play Resource Center to explore research, articles, case studies, video series, games and curriculum.

Data Collection Technology Awards Open, Offer $5,000 Prizes

Vernier and the National Science Teachers Association have opened up applications for their annual technology awards, recognizing innovative use of data collection technology in the classroom.

Data Driven PD Designed To Help Teachers Differentiate Instruction

Amplify and KDS will partner on an online course for educators that will help them use data to develop curriculum.

SimpleK12 Offers Free Online PD Event on Differentiated Instruction

Online professional development provider Simple K12 will host a free online event designed to help teachers differentiate instruction on September 2.

Microsoft Expands YouthSpark Initiative

YouthSpark started two years ago, and in that time, Microsoft stated, the program has "created opportunities" for 227 million people in 100 countries. The company is now nearly doubling those efforts.

All Educational Testing Service Research Reports Now Available at Wiley Online Library

Educational Testing Service has made its entire collection of research reports, more than 2,500 in total, available through the Wiley Online Library.

Circumventing Institutional Barriers to Blended Learning

A new report examines barriers to the implementation of blended learning and solutions districts have found to work around them.

7 STEM Startups Win Big at Silicon Valley Software Competition

Seven ed tech startups have won a Silicon Valley competition for STEM software developers and will get the chance to pilot their creations in local Bay Area schools.

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