K-12 Educational Technology News

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


New Attendance Kiosks Check In 40+ Students Per Minute

At this year’s InfoComm 2014, Shuttle Computer Group and ScholarChip have released a new portable attendance kiosk, designed to check in more than 40 students per minute via contactless ID cards waved nearby.

Rave Panic Button App Intended To Speed Emergency Response Time

A company that provides safety and security systems in K-12 and other segments is adding a "panic button" option to its product line.

Florida District Gives Users One Stop Access to Files and Applications

A Florida school district is adopting an online service that provides users with single sign-on, gaining them access to their files and applications from any device.

Historic Private School Chooses Cloud-Based LMS

The private school that educated George Bush and George W. Bush, Humphrey Bogart and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has adopted a new learning management system

ISTE 2014 Will Feature 5 EdTekTalks

Five thought leaders from outside the world of ed tech will deliver mini-keynotes on Monday, June 30, from 2:15 p.m.- 4:15 p.m.

Barracuda Launches Free Cloud-Based MDM for K-12

Barracuda Networks has launched Barracuda Mobile Device Manager, a free cloud-based iOS device and application management service for Barracuda customers.

Sony Unveils New Projectors

Sony has introduced several new models of projectors, including new WUXGA models weighing less than 13 pounds and new laser light source units.

Boeckeler Instruments Launches New Annotation System with iPad Control

Boeckeler Instruments has unveiled a new annotation system, the Pointmaker CPN-5600 HDCP, which features a hardware-based video processor and enables users to display and share content from an iPad or multiple video and computer sources.

Global Specialties Intros Robotic Arm for Teaching Engineering

Global Specialities, a developer of electronics training products, has introduced a robotic arm designed to help teach basic electronics, mechanics and programming.

Mobile Devices: 70 Percent of School Districts Have Substantial Deployments

Mobile may once have been proscribed tech on American K-12 campuses, but it now enjoys a "substantial presence in most school districts." According to a new report, more than two-thirds of school districts in the United States have mobile technologies deployed in a significant number of their classrooms.

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