K-12 Educational Technology News

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


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.

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.

White Papers:

  • Make a Difference. No Compromise. PDF screen shot

    Printing solutions have become complicated. With new options and technology, such as MFP or CLOUD services, it is making short and long term printing decisions much more complicated. Read this whitepaper to learn about available printing solutions that offer low acquisition costs, low energy consumption and speedy print production. Read more...