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.


zSpace VR STEM Lab Immerses Middle School Students into Science

A middle school in East San Jose has been using a desktop virtual reality platform to explore science topics.

Estrella Mountain CC Earns Recognition for Power Security Training

A 5,700-student community college in Arizona recently received national recognition for its cyber-defense education programs.

Exacq Updates Video Management Software for Faster Response

Video management software from Exacq Technologies has added the ability for the user to overlay icons on top of surveillance feeds for quick response and a simplified way to troubleshoot certain IP cameras when they're being added to the network.

Dow, Smithsonian Partner on Teacher Scholar Program

The Dow Chemical Company and the Smithsonian Science Education Center have partnered to create The Dow Smithsonian Teacher Scholar Program, which is designed to help teachers develop skills in science, technology, engineering and math education.

Connected Data Intros Transporter Network Storage Connector

Connected Data has introduced its Transporter Network Storage Connector, which is designed to provide secure remote access to data stored in on-premise network attached storage (NAS) systems, without the need for a virtual private network connection.

U Colorado Boulder Arms STEM Teachers with Game Design Concepts

A group of about 100 K-12 teachers has completed a week-long summer institute, dubbed Scalable Game Design, at the University of Colorado Boulder focused on using game design to teach computer science.

MakerBot Publishes 3D Design and Printing Handbook for Educators

'MakerBot in the Classroom: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Design' includes an introduction to 3D printing and a range of hands-on 3D design lesson plans.

New Wireless 70-inch Display Eliminates Cabling

The DTen allows the user to plug a dongle into a USB port-enabled device to share its screen on the display. No pre-installation of software is required.

Cypress Fairbanks ISD Upgrades Wireless for BYOD

Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, TX has replaced its wireless infrastructure with a new 802.11ac system to support a bring-your-own-device policy for students, faculty, staff and guests.

App Allows Teachers to Control Classroom Presentations from Mobile Devices

With Reflector Director, educators can step away from their computers and control what's shown from an Apple iPad or iPhone.

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