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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.


Report: Importance of Data's Physical Location Diminishing

The physical location of data will become "increasingly irrelevant" over the next several years and will be replaced by other notions of location at most organizations by 2020, according to a new report, "The Snowden Effect: Data Location Matters," by market research firm Gartner.

Illinois District Taps Warehouse Solution for Data Management

Oak Park and River Forest High School will adopt a warehouse solution to manage data, analytics and reports.

McGraw-Hill Launches Professional Learning Environment for Teachers

McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a Professional Learning Environment designed to allow teachers to take control of their own professional development.

CTL Rolling Out Ruggedized Education Chromebook

CTL has introduced its new CTL Education Chromebook, a lightweight and rugged 11.6-inch laptop based on Intel Education's reference design.

zSpace STEM Lab Adds Real-Time Sharing, Physics Simulations, Virtual Circuitry Lab

zSpace has unveiled new software applications for its zSpace STEM Lab, an interactive, virtual education platform for K-12 students.

Panasonic Debuts 2-in-1 Mobile Device for K-12, Connected Classroom PD Resources

Panasonic has developed a mobile computing device designed specifically for K-12 education.

iTunes U Updated With iPad Tools for Teachers and Students

Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.

KDS Unveils Cloud Teacher Professional Development Platform

Knowledge Delivery Systems, a provider of professional development for K-12, has debuted its new Professional Learning Platform.

Net Texts Adds Chrome Extension for OER Library

Net Texts, a free, Web-based library of open educational resources, has developed an extension for Chromebooks and the Chrome browser.

Startup Releases Brainwave-measuring Application to Track Study Habits

Nervanix, a new education neuroscience startup, has released a new application that monitors student attention levels via an EEF headset as they study and guides them to revisit concepts where they lost focus.

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