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.
Pexip has updated its videoconferencing platform, Infinity, to improve accessibility and improve engagement.
Kensington has launched a new tool, the PresentAir Pro Bluetooth 4.0 LE Presenter, to present, control or edit media.
ResourceMate has added a reading program service designed to provide instant access to Lexile measures and Accelerated Reader data.
Insight Education has launched a pair of tools, AdvanceCalibrate and AdvanceLearn, to complement its recently released AdvanceFeedback teacher observation platform.
Twelve years ago began a new era in reporting of school performance when the Elementary and Secondary Education Act was reauthorized as the No Child Left Behind Act....
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Skype in the Classroom has partnered with Code.org to connect students with tech professionals in an effort to encourage more kids to pursue careers in computer science.
Two Schools, North Miami Beach Senior High School and Irmo Middle School International Academic Magnet, have received $45,000 each in technology grants as the winners of the Win a Wireless Lab Sweepstakes.
IBM has added OpenStack services to its IBM Cloud marketplace to support interoperability between on-premise IT systems and off-premise cloud workloads.
The new classroom lessons for middle grades through high school support the teaching practices outlined in NCTM's new publication, 'Principles to Actions: Ensuring Mathematical Success for All,' which supports implementation of the Common Core State Standards for math and lays out eight essential teaching principles.
- By Christopher Piehler
Google, Hartford High School, the State of Vermont and the Preservation Trust of Vermont have come together to launch a unique 3D printing competition for high school students in the state. The competition, Vermont High School Town History in 3D, challenges students to use SketchUp to create models of historic Vermont buildings.