K-12 Educational Technology News

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


No Child Held Back Offers a $10,000 Grant for Educational Technology

To apply, schools will need to provide details on how they would use the grant to innovate through software, support services or curriculum. The deadline for submitting an application is July 31.

Palo Alto USD Adopts Online Programming Curriculum

Palo Alto Unified School District has recently gone public with its deployment of an online programming curriculum.

Miami-Dade County Expands 1-to-1 Program

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has completed phase two of its 1-to-1 computing initiative, providing every student in elementary, seventh and ninth grades with Microsoft Windows 8 devices.

Splashtop Intros iOS Screen Sharing on Any Computer

Sharing an iPad or iPhone screen just got easier, thanks to the new Mirroring360 software from Splashtop.

Naiku Adds Standards-based Assessment Features to Software

Naiku is updating its assessment software with new features designed to better support standards-based grading. Upgrades include an increased number of reports available to instructors and expanded test creation options.

Gale Unveils 10 Digital Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has added 10 new resources, comprising millions of pages, to its digital collections program for academic libraries.

Net Texts Launches Chrome Extension To Download Courses Made from OERs

Net Texts has launched a Chrome extension that allows teachers to download courses and units created from open educational resources.

Report: 6 Trends Pushing Tech Adoption in Education

The Consortium for School Networking and the New Media Consortium have released the latest findings of the MNC Horizon Project, an ongoing research initiative "designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on teaching, learning, and creative inquiry in education" according to information released by the organizations.

LoudCloud Updates LMS with Collaboration, Analytics Features

LoudCloud has updated its learning management system, to version 4.0, which includes new collaboration, analytics, and adaptive learning features.

Department of Ed Will Now Include Educational Outcomes as Part of IDEA Determinations

Under the new framework known as Results-Driven Accountability (RDA), the Department will look beyond procedural requirements and include educational results for students with disabilities in judging states’ compliance with the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

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