K-12 Technology News

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K-12 Digital Curriculum Growing; Print Shrinking

Curriculum publishers in K-12 have been shifting their product development to digital and away from print, according to new research.

StorTrends Intros All-Flash Storage Arrays

Atlanta-based StorTrends has released two new storage devices that feature all-flash storage area network (SAN) arrays.

ESEA Loophole Costing Title I Schools $1,200 per Student

What could $668,900 buy? That's the amount on average not received by Title I schools owing to a "comparability loophole" in funding that some education experts would like to close in the upcoming ESEA reauthorization process.

Sleeping To Improve STEM Ed

A new multidisciplinary project from the University of Arizona will encourage elementary students to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math by involving them in research involving their own sleep patterns.

Games and a Virtual Field Trip Make Math Fun for Pi Day

Every March 14, math fans celebrate Pi Day, but this Saturday will be numerologically unique. On March 14, 2015, at 9:26:53 A.M. and P.M., the date and time will reflect the first 10 digits of π.

Colorado Districts Opt for Software To Help With Special Needs Compliance, Recordkeeping

In light of the implementation of recent statewide initiatives with greater compliance requirements, three Colorado school districts have purchased Excent’s Enrich special needs software platform.

Assessment Provider, Online Resource Collection Team Up To Match Students With Resources

Assessment provider Renaissance Learning will partner with online resource collection provider OpenEd to directly connect assessment of students to the resources that will help teachers with the Common Core Standards.

Rural Mississippi District Uses Online Speech-Language Professionals To Fill in Gaps

PresenceLearning supplies the Stone County School District with online therapy sessions delivered via livestreaming.

Alliance for Excellent Education Celebrates Digital Learning Day With Live Broadcast and Film Screening

NBC News Chief Education Correspondent Rehema Ellis and PBS NewsHour Education Correspondent and filmmaker John Merrow will play key roles in the fourth annual Digital Learning Day national celebration in Washington, D.C., on Friday, March 13.

Feds Hint at Launch of OER-Powered Online Skills Academy

Open Education Week is almost over, and the federal government has stepped in to put its support behind the development and use of open educational resources

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