K-12 Educational Technology News

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


Apple Updates Entry-Level iPad, Ditches iPad 2

Apple is replacing the iPad 2 with the fourth-generation iPad with Retina Display as the entry-level model in its 9.7-inch tablet line.

Smart Updates Solutions for Microsoft Lync Room Systems

Smart Technologies has updated its solutions for Microsoft Lync Room System to add new room sizes and premium services and to offer more collaboration capabilities.

Kaplan Intros Table PC for Early Learning

Kaplan Early Learning has unveiled a table PC designed to be used as an interactive classroom display or activity center for small groups of students.

WEx Extends Professional Development Resources via BloomBoard Platform

Working Examples (WEx) and BloomBoard have partnered to expand the number of professional development resources available to educators through BloomBoard.

ALEKS Now Eligible for STEM Grant in Utah

The state of Utah has approved McGraw-Hill Education's ALEKS system for middle and high school math and has made it eligible for grants through Utah's STEM Action Center.

Discovery Introduces Techbook App

The app is designed to enable educators and students with an active Science Techbook account to access and interact with Discovery Education's digital textbook content in locations without Internet access.

XYZprinting Brings Sub-$500 3D Printer to United States

XYZprinting is launching its Da Vinci 1.0 3D printer in the United States.

Graphite Releases 'Common Core Explorer' Search Tool

Common Sense Media today released Common Core Explorer, a new search tool designed to help educators find the best digital-learning products that are aligned to Common Core State Standards.

Is OLPC Dead or Alive?

Eight years ago, One Laptop Per Child started on its quest to provide computers to the developing world.

Smarter Balanced Postpones Common Core Field Test

The Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium is pushing back the planned field test of its Common Core assessments, which had been scheduled to kick off Tuesday.

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