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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.


Research: Outlines Improve Learning from Videos

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University are using crowd-sourced conceptual outlines to help learners get more out of educational videos.

Splashtop Updates Mirroring360 for Large Deployments

Splashtop has launched Mirror Assist and an update to Mirroring360 designed to help larger schools more easily implement and manage the screen sharing solution.

SIIA Seeks Applicants for Ed Tech Incubator Program

The Software and Information Industry Association's (SIIA) Education Technology Industry Network (ETIN) is seeking developers of K-12 and higher ed technologies to apply for its Innovation Incubator Program.

Dell Unveils New Laptops for Education

Dell has expanded its line of laptops for education with the addition of the Dell Chromebook 11, Latitude 11 Education Series laptop, as well as the new Venue 10 and Venue 10 Pro tablets and Dell Interactive Projector S510.

Online Game Aims To Woo Students to Scientific Process

A new online multiuser game — the first of two developed by two universities and NASA — is designed to help persuade middle and high school students to immerse themselves in science.

3 California Districts Adopt STEAM Mentor Platform

Students at three California districts will have access to science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics professionals through a newly adopted platform thanks to a grant.

Florida District Adopts Online Language Skills Programs

Alachua County Public Schools has adopted a pair of online tools to help improve students' English language skills.

iboss FireSphere Updates APT Functions with Network Anomaly Monitoring

A security technology company has upgraded one of its tools to flag malware that may already be working inside the network. iboss, which last fall released FireSphere, its advanced persistent threat software, has enhanced it with new functionality.

Continuum Ed, Gooru Partner on Personalized Learning Resources

Continuum Education and Gooru have partnered in an effort to help educators provide personalized learning for their students.

BenQ Introduces New Displays and Projectors

BenQ has released five new classroom display products designed to enhance learning and conserve energy.