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.
McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a Professional Learning Environment designed to allow teachers to take control of their own professional development.
zSpace has unveiled new software applications for its zSpace STEM Lab, an interactive, virtual education platform for K-12 students.
CTL has introduced its new CTL Education Chromebook, a lightweight and rugged 11.6-inch laptop based on Intel Education's reference design.
Panasonic has developed a mobile computing device designed specifically for K-12 education.
Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.
Knowledge Delivery Systems, a provider of professional development for K-12, has debuted its new Professional Learning Platform.
Net Texts, a free, Web-based library of open educational resources, has developed an extension for Chromebooks and the Chrome browser.
Nervanix, a new education neuroscience startup, has released a new application that monitors student attention levels via an EEF headset as they study and guides them to revisit concepts where they lost focus.
- By Stephen Noonoo
At the International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo this week in Atlanta, Rand McNally launched a digital world atlas aimed at the education market. The online service, dubbed Rand McNally World Atlas, provides thousands of dynamic maps with data overlays, cross-curricular content and standards support.
The United States Department of Education has awarded $5 million to three universities to find out how (or whether) school and district leaders use research to inform their decisionmaking.