K-12 Technology News
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Back-to-school spending in the United States helped to maintain the double-digit growth of tablets worldwide, according to newly released preliminary data for the third quarter.
The University of Michigan's (U-M) TeachingWorks will use a $1.1 million grant from the Helmsley Charitable Trust to work on improving teacher preparation.
The San Juan Unified School District has adopted the enterprise version of its existing learning management system to integrate it with its student information system and gain access to additional analytics and administrative features.
According to a letter from Gov. Bill Haslam and Education Commissioner Kevin Huffman, Tennessee’s first Common Core-aligned assessments will most likely be developed by North Carolina-based Measurement Incorporated.
- By Christopher Piehler
Millions of Android app users are currently using cloned apps, malware designed to mimic legitimate apps but with malicious code embedded to display advertising or steal private information.
The Pasadena Unified School District has teamed with a private partner in an effort to support struggling high school students and those interested in accelerating their learning with a series of blended learning programs.
South Dakota will use an online assessment platform to evaluate science skills of 30,000 students beginning this spring.
The University of Florida College of Education has received a $1 million grant to support Early Learning Florida, the college's online professional development system for the state's 55,000 early learning educators.
Tripod Education Partners is making its Tripod direct-to-teacher survey program available free to individual teachers.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
In a record-setting quarter for smart phones, the two top manufacturers saw their share erode as Lenovo, LG and newcomer Xiaomi experienced double- and triple-digit gains, according to preliminary data released by market research firm IDC.