K-12 Educational Technology News

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


SETDA Names Board for 2014-2015

The State Educational Technology Directors Association has selected its board of directors and officers for the 2014-2015 year.

National Association of Secondary School Principals Names New President

The National Association of Secondary School Principals has selected a new president, Eudora High School Principal G.A. Buie.

High School Students Shadow Healthcare Workers in STEM Program

Students at one Washington high school were recently exposed to hands-on career experience in various healthcare fields through a partnership with a local hospital.

Belvoir Christian Academy Adopts Blended Middle School Program

Belvoir Christian Academy in Chattanooga, TN plans to implement a new blended middle school program for students in grades seven and eight beginning this fall.

Cengage Adds Speech Capture Software to MindTap

Cengage Learning has teamed up with YouSeeU to integrate its speech capture software with MindTap in an effort to help students improve their presentation skills.

Report: 10 Security Functions Coming to the Forefront

A recent presentation at Gartner's Security & Risk Management Summit laid out 10 "top" technologies and approaches security professionals should consider adding to their security portfolios.

ED Launches Excellent Educators for All Initiative

The United States Department of Education has launched the Excellent Educators for All Initiative, which aims to foster the recruitment and retention of high quality teachers in high-poverty, high-minority school districts.

Google Begins Massive Open Online Summer Camp for Makers

For the third year in a row, Google is putting on a free online Maker Camp, based on maker-movement ideals, for teens using the company’s Google+ social network.

Saskatchewan Adopts Digital Literacy Tools for Nearly 800 Schools

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education has purchased two-year licenses for collections of digital literacy resources for all teachers and classrooms in the province.

Kaplan and Microsoft Release Free Common Core Math App

Core Score is a free app for Windows devices that provides students in grades three through eight with grade-appropriate math practice questions created for the Common Core State Standards.

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