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K-12 Technology News

Here you'll find the latest news from the education technology world, from the newest hardware and software releases to policy and funding updates to research reports to school and district tech initiatives. Looking for more in-depth coverage of important topics? Be sure to visit our Features page.


Google Expands Public Maps Collection, Adds Resources for Educators and Students

Google is opening up its Google Maps Gallery service with an expanded array of historical and contemporary maps, as well as tools for students and educators that will allow them to create and edit their own maps.

Chegg Launches Online College Counseling Service

Chegg today announced the launch of a live, online platform designed to make college counseling accessible to more students.

LearnLaunch Opens Third Round of Funding for Ed Tech Startups

LearnLaunch Accelerator, a Boston-based ed tech startup program, has opened for applications for the 2015 cohort.

Gartner: Mobile Apps Ripe for Security Exploitation

Through the end of 2015, more than three-quarters of mobile apps will fail "basic security tests," according to IT research firm Gartner.

Rosa Parks Middle Adds Chromebooks

Rosa Parks Middle School is part of the first wave of Montgomery County Public Schools to implement Chromebooks through the district's classroom technology integration initiative.

ISTE Will Create a Common Core Teacher Practice Network

ISTE will collaborate with the National Center for Literacy Education to provide expertise on the Common Core for professional learning, share resources with network members, develop a tool to guide alignment of instruction and learning activities to the standards, and publish examples on the NCLE and ISTE websites.

Blended Schools Network Professional Development Courses Move to Udemy

Ed tech company Sibling Group Holdings will make all of its Blended Schools Network professional development courses available via Udemy.

Upstate NY Middle School Rolls Out New Digital Learning Technology

A private school in Corning, NY, is the first in the United States to implement Samsung’s School Digital Learning Initiative.

Startup Launches Automatic Cloud-Based 3D Printer

A new fully automated and cloud-based 3D printer from NVBOTS will soon hit the market, with features intended to help simplify the sometimes complex 3D printing process.

Operation Play Event Will Offer Webinars, Sessions and Resources on Game-Based Learning

Starting Sept. 15, educators interested in game-based learning can visit the Operation Play Resource Center to explore research, articles, case studies, video series, games and curriculum.

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