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.


New Steelcase Thread Power System Runs Under Carpet

A new power system from Steelcase transforms any carpeted floor into a power-ready space.

McGraw-Hill Education Revamps ALEKS Adaptive Learning Platform

McGraw-Hill Education is revamping its ALEKS adaptive learning system, introducing a new interface designed for tablets as well as a redesigned learning experience for students.

Delaware Promotes Statewide LMS

The Delaware Department of Education has signed a contract for a learning management system that all schools and teachers in the state will be able to use to personalize instruction, provide students with access to standards-aligned content and share lesson plans with other teachers.

Adobe Debuts Free Multimedia App for iPad

Adobe has unveiled Slate, a new tool for iPad that allows students and teachers to produce multimedia presentations that are viewable on any platform.

New High School Study App Now on Android Market

Brightstorm has released a new mobile app, Studystorm, with 5,300 videos to help high school students study for tests and college entrance exams.

Showbie Classroom Assignment App Updated to iPhones and Web Browsers

classroom app that allows teachers to assign, collect and review student work has been updated.

Research: Video Gamers Learn Visual Activities Faster

Score one for gamers. An experiment at Brown University has found a correlation between people who frequently play video games and their ability to retain learning about two quickly learned visual activities.

JAMF Updates Casper Suite

The latest update includes features designed to help educators with classroom management, enrollment of new Apple devices and purchasing of apps and e-books.

Hawaii Department of Ed Adopts Statewide SIS

The Hawaii Department of Education has selected a student information system to manage student data across its entire system.

CTL Introduces New Chromebook for Education

CTL has partnered with Google to launch a new Chromebook for Education, which is available in two models, the CTL Chromebook J2 and the CTL Chromebook J4.

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