K-12 Educational Technology News

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


KeyLemon Partners with SwissTeach To Demo Facial Recognition for LMS

SwissTeach has partnered with KeyLemon, a company that makes biometric identification tools, to demo facial recognition on the latter's online learning management system (LMS), Global Teach.

Survey: Most Mobile Device Deployments Are Not 1:1

Three-quarters of schools and districts implementing mobile devices are doing so in specific grades or content areas rather than as part of 1:1 computing initiatives, according to a new survey from Mimio.

Michigan Charter School Offers Online Speech Therapy

Students with special needs at Muskegon Heights Public School Academy System have moved from on-site speech therapy to an online model delivered by PresenceLearning.

Kensington Debuts Charge and Sync Cabinet For Tablets in Rugged Cases

Kensington has released a new Charge and Sync Cabinet designed to hold 10 tablets with most commercially available rugged cases.

Tutor.com Introduces Spanish Language Help

Students can now connect to Spanish language tutors 24/7 via Tutor.com.

CEP Releases Common Core Research Agenda

As part of a project to connect research on Common Core State Standards (CCSS) to policy and practice, authors Diane Stark Rentner and Maria Ferguson met with state and local education policymakers to find out their memberships’ research and data needs around the Common Core.

Pennsylvania District Saves $50,000 Annually with E-Payments

Pennsylvania's Downingtown Area School District has adopted an electronic payment system in an effort to streamline processes and reduce costs.

Casio Debuts Lampfree Ultra Short Throw Projector for Classrooms

Casio has debuted a new 3,100-lumen ultra short throw projector for education facilities.

Sookasa Launches 'Compliance-as-a-Service' Tool

Sookasa has introduced Sookasa Cloud Compliance Service, a "compliance-as-a-service" tool that helps educational institutions maintain FERPA compliance by encrypting files on cloud services and mobile devices.

ePals, Smithsonian Partner on Junior Folklorist Challenge

ePals has partnered with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural History to launch the Junior Folklorist Challenge.

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