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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. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.


High School, College Coding Competition Now Accepting Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for the second annual Dream It. Code It. Win It. competition, in which high school and college students are asked to present a problem, write computer code to solve the problem and then demonstrate the results in a YouTube video.

Smart Technologies Intros Larger Digital Capture Board

Smart Technologies is introducing Smart kapp 84, a new digital capture board with roughly triple the surface area of the first-generation Smart kapp 42.

Smart Technologies Enhances Notebook With Activity Builder, Concept Mapping

This spring, Smart Technologies is introducing Smart Notebook 2015, the latest version of its collaborative learning software.

Nureva Launches Cloud-Based, Standards-Aligned E-Portfolio Tool

Nureva has launched Troove, a cloud-based and standards-aligned e-portfolio tool for K-12 students.

Microsoft Open Tech Integrates Office 365 with Moodle

Moodle partner Remote-Learner.net has teamed with Microsoft Open Technologies to integrate Office 365 with Moodle.

ClassDojo Improves Messaging for Student Encouragement App

ClassDojo has updated its student encouragement app with improved tools for parent engagement, messaging and more.

Naiku Launches Assessment Software and PD Grant Program

Assessment software provider Naiku has launched a $250,000 grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams.

New Lampless Projector Reduces Total Cost of Ownership

Casio has introduced a new lampless projector it says will reduce the cost of use to educators.

Research: Social Media Sharing May Increase Engagement in News

People who share news on social media may be more engaged, and for longer, with the news they share than those who read the news casually, according to researchers at Penn State University and the University of Connecticut.

Smart Technologies Intros New Interactive Flat Panels for Education

Smart Technologies is expanding its portfolio of interactive flat panels with new models that provide a greater variety of sizes and price points for education institutions.