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.
SAS Curriculum Pathways has partnered with Clever to make their free learning resources available through the latter's Instant Login service.
Interactive Achievement has integrated its onTRAC Assessment Management System and TRACBook Longitudinal Data System into a consolidated single sign-on assessment and data platform called onTRAC Instructional Improvement System.
Blended Schools Network is introducing online professional development for teachers of special education students.
LiveSchool has launched a free version of its behavior management system for K-12 classrooms.
National Geographic Emerging Explorer Captain Barrington Irving, who holds the Guinness World Record as the youngest person to fly solo around the world, will pilot the jet Inspiration III to North America, Asia, Indonesia and Australia to explore real-life applications of science, technology, engineering, mathematics, history, geography and the humanities.
- By Christopher Piehler
A single-DLP chip projector new to the market could have the same color levels as traditional LCD projectors and, because maintenance requirements are so minimal, could last longer than many other projectors on the market.
Balefire Labs has added Android apps to its app review service, bringing the total number of reviewed apps to more than 3,000, in an effort to better serve classrooms with bring-your-own-device programs. Previously, the company only included reviews for apps for iOS devices.
LocknCharge has launched a pair of syncing and charging carts designed for iPads, iPad Airs and iPad Minis.
Capitalizing on the growing number of schools implementing Common Core, a new assessment and remediation app for math and language has launched, which pairs students with learning materials from OpenEd in problem areas.
- By Stephen Noonoo
In an historic first, two districts have won the annual Broad Prize for Urban Education and will split $1 million in prize money, to be divvied up as college scholarships for graduating high school seniors.
- By Stephen Noonoo