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.
The district, the first Canadian winner, was honored with the Sylvia Charp Award for focusing its technology planning on transformative learning with the student at the center.
- By Christopher Piehler
An associate professor of engineering at Rochester Institute of Technology in New York has been awarded a $25,000 grant for an initiative to increase the number of African American males participating in science, technology, engineering and math fields.
The IW2 wireless interactive whiteboard system has just three components: a pen, wireless receiver and sensor cam.
The Missouri Legislature has banned the Smarter Balanced standardized tests, leaving Missouri education officials with nine months to come up with alternative standardized tests to avoid breaking federal law, according to a report in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.
AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.
Cricket Media has partnered with myON to make its children's books and magazines available through myON's personal literacy environment.
CompetencyWorks has unveiled a new report, "Implementing Competency Education in K-12 Systems: Insights from Local Leaders," designed to help districts move from traditional educational models to personalized and competency-based environments in an effort to meet individual student needs.
Growth of the wireless local area network (WLAN) enterprise market in the first quarter of 2015 slowed significantly compared to preceding quarters but still increased 3 percent compared to the first quarter of 2014, according to a new report.
The 90,000-student district will adopt EL’s English language arts curriculum in grades four through eight in the 2015-2016 school year.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
With its third upgrade since introducing the Vision ME iPad classroom workflow app last October, Netop is now offering teachers an improved student enrollment process and both teachers and students the ability to use more file formats.