K-12 Educational Technology News

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


Khan Academy Unveils New Math Resources for Common Core

Khan Academy's new, free math materials include interactive math exercises and grade-level "missions."

Jewish School Aims to Build 'This Century School'

Students at the Hillel Day School of Metropolitan Detroit will soon have a new learning space that includes a "learning cave, a "libratory," an audio/visual studio and Makerspace, for hands-on experimentation.

PARCC Field Test Begins Today

The field test, which will be given to more than 1 million students in PARCC states, is a trial run of Common Core assessments that will be given to students in the spring of 2015.

USC Creates Research-Based Educational Games

Researchers at the University of Southern California's Game Innovation Lab and Rossier School of Education have developed research-based educational games for classroom use.

Science Teachers: Help Kids as Young as Three Learn Science

Children as young as three have the capacity to learn science and engineering practices, according to a new position paper from the National Science Teachers Association.

Florida To Use Computer Graders for Written Portion of Common Core Assessments

Florida will use computer graders to help assess the written portion of standardized tests that will replace the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests as Common Core testing begins.

Report: Interest in Flipped Classrooms Surpasses Other Digital Learning Trends

Flipped classrooms are having a significant effect on teaching and learning, according to a new white paper from Project Tomorrow and the Flipped Learning Network.

Discover Video Introduces DV Mobile Projector System

DVMP is designed to deliver live presentations to tablets, laptops and smartphones in classrooms and lecture halls.

Colfax High Students Learn Product Development with 3D Prototyping

Hailey Elias and two classmates at Colfax High School in California developed a prototype of a device that signals to skiers when they're doing what they shouldn't do — lean back. The prototype of the "Fast Forward" ski sensor was chosen by the audience as worthy of further exploration by Quirky during the March South by Southwest Conference in Austin, TX.

Achieve3000 Adds MAP Assessment Data for Differentiated Instruction

Achieve3000 and the Northwest Evaluation Association have partnered to integrate NWEA's Measures of Academic Progress assessments with Achieve3000's online literacy resources.

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