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 National Science Teachers Association has opened its 2014 Teacher Awards Program, with 20 different awards for more than 50 teachers at stake.
Instructure has launched a series of MOOCs that use Minecraft to help K-12 teachers implement gamification in the classroom.
The 12 animations address critical challenges that educators face with their students during the first few weeks of a new school year.
- By Christopher Piehler
NEC Display Solutions of America is taking its NEC DisplayNote Software to the cloud.
A new Response to Intervention tool baked into the data management hub Kickboard could help educators spot various early warning signs in at-risk students through automated alerts.
- By Stephen Noonoo
The state of Arkansas has joined a pilot that aims to deliver high-speed broadband to all K-12 schools. Arkansas is now the second state to be named to the pilot program.
As new Wi-Fi standard 802.11ac begins to make inroads into schools, Fluke Networks is introducing updated editions of its tools for designing and troubleshooting wireless networks.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Senkatel has introduced a Chromebook specifically tailored for the K-12 classroom.
After participating in a two-week coding and design camp, 16 high school students from across New York recently debuted their own mobile apps as part of a two week summer camp designed to foster coding and design skills.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Mooresville Graded School District in North Carolina has implemented a mobile device management system to simplify management and distribution of applications and files for the district's laptops and tablets.