K-12 Technology News

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New Adaptive Curriculum Helps Prep Pre-K Students for Kindergarten

Waterford Institute’s SmartStart software and offline resources are designed to help pre-kindergarten teachers make sure their students are ready to start school.

New iCurio Version Helps Teachers Find Resources Quickly

New tools should make online resources more accessible in 1-to-1 and blended learning environments.

Global Oneness Project Debuts Free Multimedia Resources, Lesson Plans

The Global Oneness Project, a curator of multicultural studies, has launched a multimedia initiative for K-12 and higher education that combines free digital stories and lesson plans.

VideoCentric Launches Videoconferencing-as-a-Service

VideoCentric, a video communications integrator, has launched VideoCloud 365,  a new cloud-based videoconferencing service based on the Pexip Infinity virtualized meeting platform.

Ohio Private Schools Get State Safety Funding

An Ohio private school has taken advantage of a state grant program to deploy a panic button system.

8 Schools Win Verizon Innovative App Challenge

Winners of the award for creating the best apps will receive tablets, grants for their schools, advanced training and a trip to the Technology Student Association conference.

Epson Giving Away Interactive Touch Projectors

Epson is hosting a contest that will award interactive LCD projectors to educators.

New Vernier Tools Demonstrate Key Engineering Concepts

Vernier has launched new teaching materials and devices designed to help students of all ages understand the principles behind construction and engineering.

Startup Offers Ed Cloud Platform for Hosting Applications

A new cloud platform is coming soon that caters specifically to hosting education applications.

Blackboard Acquires Site Hosting and Management Company Schoolwires

Blackboard will acquire Schoolwires, a company that provides Web sites, hosting and management for K-12 schools and districts.

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