K-12 Technology News

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D2L Revamps Brightspace Learning Platform

Ed tech company D2L today announced an upgrade to its Brightspace learning platform, featuring a new faculty user interface and Brightspace LeaP adaptive learning technology.

Turnitin Releases Scoring Engine for Essays, Short Answers

Turnitin has launched the Turnitin Scoring Engine, a service designed to provide automated scoring of essays and short answer texts.

Eduplanet21 Adds Virtual Wallet

Eduplanet21 has added a virtual wallet to its professional development platform in an effort to make it easier for administrators to deposit and track professional development funds.

FlipCon15 Will Feature 70 Sessions on Flipped Learning

The eighth annual Flipped Conference will also include pre-conference sessions, a hands-on boot camp, three plenary sessions on flipped learning in K-12 and higher education, and 12 featured sessions.

Ohio Students Win Scholarships, Grants at Career STEM Day

Fifteen high school students have a little more money for college and 50 more won grants for their schools following Goodyear's Annual STEM Career Day.

Standing Desks Keep Kids Better Tuned In

Children who stand at their desks instead of sitting stay on task better, according to a new research project by a team at Texas A&M University.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt To Acquire Scholastic's Ed Tech Business

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) will acquire Scholastic's education technology and services business for $575 million.

The Learning Accelerator Partners With Colorado To Promote Student-Centered Learning

The Learning Accelerator, the Colorado Department of Education and the Colorado Education Initiative (CEI) are launching a project to make student-centered learning available to every child in the state.

Knewton and HP Announce Personalized Print Learning Solutions

Designed to make adaptive learning materials available across print and digital platforms, the system will allow publishers to create personalized print chapters of textbooks, worksheets or assignments for schools that primarily rely on print textbooks. Students can learn using printed and/or digital adaptive content.

Asbury Park Schools To Launch District-Wide Literacy Initiative

Asbury Park School District will launch a wide-ranging initiative designed to improve literacy across the district.

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