K-12 Educational Technology News

All news articles from the THE Journal editorial team, in chronological order.


Report: Most Schools Delivering BYOD Programs, Training Teachers in Mobile Devices Usage

Implementation of bring-your-own-device programs in school districts has exploded since last year, spreading from 22 percent to 56 percent, according to a new survey from the Center for Digital Education and the National School Boards Association.

Samsung Selects Solve for Tomorrow Winners

Samsung has selected the grand prizes winners of its Solve for Tomorrow contest.

iboss Network Security Introduces MobileEther

The mobile security solution combines traditional MDM (such as data loss prevention) with Web and mobile malware protection, reporting and directory-based user authentication.

Lexia Partners with Florida Center for Reading Research To Speed up Assessment

Lexia Learning is partnering with the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) in an effort to streamline literacy assessments.

STEM-focused Christa McAuliffe Center Continues Teacher Ed Work with PTC

A STEM-focused teaching center at Framingham State University in Massachusetts will shortly open its registration process for summer 2014.

Oak Ridge Schools Adopts 1:1, Digital Resources To Become 'Premiere' STEM District

Tennessee's Oak Ridge Schools has entered into a six-year agreement with a private partner as part of its "digital transformation," which includes one-to-one computing and science, technology, engineering and math initiatives.

Educational Video Site Glean Introduces New Student Tracking Feature

Glean Insights allows teachers to assign videos to their students and then track how students interact with each lesson.

Gale Releases 4 New Digital Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has unveiled four new digital collections for use by academic and special libraries.

Smarter Balanced Begins Field Test

The Smarter Balanced Field Test is a practice run that allows teachers and students to gain experience with computerized assessments aligned to the Common Core before they are implemented in spring 2015.

4 Core Principles of Connected Learning

Connected learning — education that uses digital media to engage students and encourage communication, collaboration and critical thinking — is the key to student success in the information age, according to a new report.

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