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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.


National Science Teachers Association Kicks off 2014 Teacher Awards

The National Science Teachers Association has opened its 2014 Teacher Awards Program, with 20 different awards for more than 50 teachers at stake.

Teaching with Minecraft? MOOC Explores Gamification for K-12

Instructure has launched a series of MOOCs that use Minecraft to help K-12 teachers implement gamification in the classroom.

WonderGrove Learn Offers Free Animations That Teach Students Proper Behavior

The 12 animations address critical challenges that educators face with their students during the first few weeks of a new school year.

NEC's DisplayNote Software Now Available in the Cloud

NEC Display Solutions of America is taking its NEC DisplayNote Software to the cloud.

New RTI System Tracks At-Risk Students Via Automated Alerts

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.

Arkansas Moves Toward Statewide Broadband in Schools

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.

Fluke Updates Wi-Fi Survey and Analyzer Tools for 11ac

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.

Chromebook Meant To Stand Rigor of Student Use Now on the Market

Senkatel has introduced a Chromebook specifically tailored for the K-12 classroom.

High School Students Create Mobile Apps at STEM Summer Camp

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.

Mooresville Graded SD Uses MDM for Application and File Management

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.

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