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.
Students entering grades 6-9 in the Boston, Cambridge and Lawrence, MA area recently had an opportunity to learn about science, technology, engineering and math concepts as part of a STEM Summer Institute offered by MIT's Office of Engineering Outreach Programs.
States have just two months to put together proposals for building or expanding preschool programs in order to compete for some of the $250 million the feds are making available in a new Preschool Development Grants program.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Department of Education has issued a call for feedback on the work of two Institute of Education Science research centers. The centers will use the feedback to plan their future work.
While schools have slowly begun adopting 3D printing technologies, mainstream adoption in education and among consumers is still a long way off, according to a new analysis.
Nonprofit Digital Promise is donating thousands of tablets, along with specialized PD, to eight middle schools across the country through a Verizon Foundation grant.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Digital badge company Credly is partnering with Pathbrite, in a move that will let users add their Credly achievements to their digital portfolios.
- By Stephen Noonoo
“Getting Smarter About SPED: A Conversation about Blended Learning Decisions and Implications” is based on a webinar featuring Tom Vander Ark, Maria Carr and Robin Wise.
- By Christopher Piehler
Riverside Unified School District in California will pilot personalized learning at five schools this fall in an effort to move away from the one-size-fits-all approach to education.
MeetingOne has launched a new version of a product that will let instructors and teaching assistants integrate meetings into existing Blackboard Learn courses.
Florida Virtual School has partnered with Grom Social to create Solar Skate, an iOS math game designed to reinforce geometry concepts for students in grades 4-8.