K-12 Technology News

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Report: Technology Purchases Driving up Back-to-School Budgets

Parents are spending more on school supplies this year, mostly for technology purchases, according to a new Consumer Pulse survey from Rubicon Project.

Federal Ed Tech Leaders Update Districts on Connectivity Initiatives

In a panel discussion at the ISTE conference, the Department of Education's Richard Culatta and his colleagues touted new E-rate funding, the ConnectED and Future Ready initiatives, and a new National Educational Technology Plan.

NoRedInk Integrates MAP Data for Adaptive Learning

NoRedInk has partnered with the Northwest Evaluation Association to integrate data from the latter's Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) with its adaptive curriculum engine.

Earn2Learn Launches Student Attendance App for Middle, High Schools

Earn2Learn is launching a new mobile app designed to encourage family engagement and student attendance at the middle school through college levels.

Research: Collaboration Is Key for Teacher Quality

Researchers at the University of Michigan and Vanderbilt University found in a study of teachers in Miami that collaboration is a significant factor in improving teachers’ ability to impact student learning.

8 Design Steps for an Academic Makerspace

If you build it, will they come? That is the question many schools have about finding room on campus for a "makerspace."

MaxCases Introduces Extreme Shell Protective Cases

The new line of cases for Chromebooks, laptops and tablets features two layers of drop protection.

Moodle Unveils Free Cloud Hosting for Educators

Moodle today introduced MoodleCloud, a service that allows anyone to deploy the Moodle learning environment for free — with no installation or hosting charges.

Rochester Institute of Tech Launches Student Camps, Teacher Workshops in Cybersecurity

The Rochester Institute of Technology is launching a summer workshop for teachers and camps for middle and high school students interested in learning about cybersecurity.

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