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.
Roadtrip Nation and Hobsons will team up to create a self-directed digital program, tailored for different grade levels, to help students in school districts with high student-to-counselor ratios.
Six recently released printers from Canon promise faster printing speeds and upgraded software, particularly for mobile and cloud applications.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland has implemented a new wireless network to support the growing number of personal and district-issued mobile devices and applications.
For the 2014-2015 school year, Indianapolis Public Schools, the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township and Center Grove Community Schools will use the online, customizable educator evaluation and management software.
- By Christopher Piehler
BenQ America has announced the MW665, a DLP projector designed for bring-your-own-device environments.
DynaVox has revamped its special education software program, Boardmaker, for the web, adding reporting and analytics tools as well as new materials for educators.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Beginning August 16, every classroom in South Carolina will be able to view the rings of Saturn or the Orion Nebula via a vintage telescope at the South Carolina State Museum in Columbia, SC.
Sibling's Blended Schools Network will make the first unit of each of its online courses available through Gooru, a free online tool for personalized learning.
Promethean has released a new interactive whiteboard with support for up to six simultaneous touches in an effort to improve classroom activities.
Smartphone shipments reached a single-quarter high in the second quarter of 2014 with 295.3 million shipments, an increase of 23.1 percent over the same period in 2013.