K-12 Technology News

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Gale Debuts Research Resource for Students in Middle School

Gale has unveiled a new online resource, Research in Context, aimed at students in middle school and designed to bridge the gap between resources for students in elementary schools and those for students in high school.

Stoneware Updates LanSchool To Improve Communication, Accessibility

Stoneware has launched a new version of LanSchool, its classroom management software, in an effort to improve monitoring, collaboration and communication.

Mentoring Minds Debuts Suplemental Common Core Curricula for Math, ELA

Mentoring Minds has launched Total Motivation Math and Total Motivation ELA, print and online supplemental curricula designed to improve critical thinking skills and student confidence during assessments.

Vernier Announces the Winners of its 2015 Engineering Contest

The winners were chosen for their innovative teaching of engineering concepts and practices using Vernier sensors to engage students in hands-on learning.

Vernier Offers Summer Institutes on Data Collection Technology

Vernier Software & Technology will offer 19 Summer Institute workshops over the next few months to help science, technology, engineering and math teachers integrate probeware and data-collection technology into their curricula.

iNACOL Launches Free K-12 Policy Webinar

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning will host a webinar May 13 focused on policy changes, such as the reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, in K-12 education.

City Year, College Week Live Partner on College Admissions, AmeriCorps Recruits

City Year is partnering with College Week Live in an effort to help guide more students through college admissions.

Lightspeed Retires My Big Campus, Encourages Users To Adopt Itslearning

Lightspeed Systems will retire is learning management system, My Big Campus and has selected the itslearning platform as the preferred alternative for existing customers.

Report: Tablet Sales Fall for Second Straight Quarter

Global tablet shipments have declined for the second straight quarter, according to a new report from International Data Corp. (IDC). The 5.9 percent drop in the first quarter of 2015, as compared to the same period last year, followed a 3.2 percent year over year drop in the final quarter of 2014 that was the segments first contraction ever.

Google Classroom Adds Mobile Editing, Grading

Google has released an update to its Google Classroom software, bringing several new features to the mobile app.

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