K-12 Educational Technology News

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


New York U Confirms Value of Stanford K-12 Online Learning Program

New York University has confirmed the effectiveness of a Stanford University-run online program that accelerates learning for students in grades K-12.

Aerohive Intros New Gigabit Access Point

Aerohive Networks has introduced a new 802.11ac gigabit Wi-Fi access point that it's touting as an economical option for organizations that want to upgrade to to the standard but have been concerned about cost and power requirements.

STEM Fuse Opens 'Got Game?' Competition

To enter, students create games using GameMaker Studio or GameMaker Lite.

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One-Third of U.S. Students Use School-Issued Mobile Devices

New research indicates virtually all middle and high school students have access to mobile devices and are using them for schoolwork. And nearly a third of them are using mobile devices issued by their schools.

New California Charter School Opens with Refurbished Tech

A new Academy of Arts and Sciences charter school in California has opened its doors to students and refurbished computers.

Netop Launches Grant Program for Classroom Management Tools

Netop has launched its 2014 Gap Grant program, putting up $50,000 for blended learning tools.

Mutualink Gateway Device Links Schools with Emergency Responders

Mutualink is introducing Mutualink K12, a gateway device that links radio, video, telephone and public address/intercom systems.

Teachers Honored for the Innovative Use of Tech in Science Ed

Friction, rocketry and alternative energy are some of the projects undertaken by the latest crop of teachers who have been named winners in an annual competition put on by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) and Vernier, a company that sells scientific equipment for teachers.

Wisconsin District Gets Personal

A Wisconsin school district with 9,200 students will be going full steam ahead with its implementation of a personalized learning program.

Santa Fe Public Schools Deploys Fiber Optic LAN

Santa Fe Public Schools (SFPS) has replaced the conventional copper-based local area network (LAN) at one elementary school with a new fiber optic LAN and plans to upgrade six more schools before the 2014-15 school year.

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