K-12 Technology News

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STEMJobs Debuts Teacher PD Series

STEMJobs has debuted the Classroom Training Series, a professional development program designed to help teachers learn to create a classroom environment in which students feel comfortable studying STEM topics.

Naiku Launches Free PD Webinars on Learner-Centric Assessment

Naiku, a provider of classroom assessment software, has launched a series of free monthly professional development webinars focused on learner-centric assessment practices.

NCLB Rewrite Expected To Be Considered in Mid-April

Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN), chairman of the Senate Education Committee, and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA) have said that the committee is making significant progress toward rewriting No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and expects to have markup legislation for consideration by the middle of next month.

Lego Demonstrates New Robot-Programming App

The combination of a Mindstorms Education EV3 robot and the app is designed to allow teachers and students to get started in robotics within a 45-minute classroom period.

LA Unified Expands Deployment of Teacher Professional Development System

Los Angeles Unified School District teachers are moving to a new professional development site that will centralize all of their learning opportunities.

Pearson Partners with Makerversity on Maker Curriculum

Pearson has partnered with Makerversity to release a curriculum of hands-on lessons designed to be incorporated into core subjects.

ExcelinEd Launches Free Online Courses for Ed Policymakers

The Foundation for Excellence in Education (ExcelinEd) has launched a series of free, self-paced courses focused on education reform and designed specifically for policymakers.

Report: Changes Coming to the Way iPads Are Deployed in Schools

iPad deployments in education environments may soon be easier, according to a recent report in MacRumors.

Slowdown Expected in K-12 Mobile Device Growth for 2015

The market for mobile computing devices in K-12 worldwide has grown by 18 percent, according to new analysis by Futuresource Consulting.

Panda Security Updates Systems Management Platform

Panda Security has updated its Systems Management software.

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