K-12 Educational Technology News

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


NEC Launches $25,000 Giveaway Scholarship Program

NEC is putting $25,000 in products up for grabs with the launch of a video contest for K-12 schools.

Fuel Ed Launches Online Curriculum for Middle Schools

Fuel Education has launched an online curriculum designed to help teachers personalize learning for middle school students in blended or fully online environments.

ACT Gives First Digital Exams

The first-ever computer-based national undergraduate college admission exam was administered to an invited group of 11th-grade students in 80 high schools across 23 states.

Reading Horizons Adds Vocab Preview, Mini Games

Reading Horizons has launched Reading Horizons Discovery 6.0, an updated version of its literacy development program for students in grades K-3, with a Common Core report and other features.

West Acquires SchoolMessenger

West Corp. is acquiring SchoolMessenger, legally named Reliance Holding, a provider of notification and communication tools for the K-12 market.

NSBA Makes Recommendations for Improving E-Rate

In response to the FCC's request for suggestions about modernizing the E-Rate program, National School Boards Association (NSBA) Executive Director Thomas J. Gentzel has offered a series of recommendations.

Pearson Launches Free Math Tutorial App

Pearson has launched a free iOS math app offering more than 1,500 tutorials aligned to the Common Core and other standards.

Algebra Nation To Add Teacher Training

The Lastinger Center for Learning just received a $250,000 grant to build a teacher network for Algebra Nation.

Colorado BOCES Takes Aim at 'Summer Slide' with Free Digital Books

The Colorado BOCES Association with two other organizations to make 4,000 digital books available to students and their families for a reading trial this spring and early summer.

Learning Upgrade Releases Sixth-Grade Math Course Built for Common Core

The course guides students through 60 step-by-step lessons, each of which provides practice problems accompanied by immediate intervention and remediation with multimedia supports.

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