K-12 Educational Technology News

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


Extron Intros 12 TouchLink Pro Touchpanels

Extron Electronics has rolled out 12 TouchLink Pro touchpanels boasting faster processing, more memory and enhanced security.

Want To Improve Test Scores? Start the School Day Later and Take Away Student Devices at Night

When the school day starts later and students leave technology outside their bedrooms at night, grades and student health both improve due to increased sleep, according to a new report from researchers at the University of Minnesota.

FLN Shares its Four Pillars of Flipped Learning

To counter common misconceptions and offer educators a practical framework for Flipped Learning, the governing board and key leaders of the Flipped Learning Network (FLN) today announced a formal definition of the term. They also offered educators their Four Pillars of Flipped Learning and an 11-point checklist to help guide teachers and administrators.

BenQ Debuts High Brightness Projectors for Education Spaces

BenQ has added two new single-chip DLP projectors to its M7 series of projectors. The new units are designed to deliver high brightness output in midsize classrooms and meeting spaces.

The 64-Bit Mobile Processor Race Is On

Tablet and smart phone processors will increasingly shift toward 64-bit architectures, though it will be a few years before these chips power the majority of devices.

New Features from Aruba Networks Address Mobile Growth in Schools

Aruba Networks has framed a new architecture for its technology offerings designed to addresses increasingly mobile users.

New Jersey District Adopts Gigabit Data Network To Support 1-to-1 Program

Springfield Public Schools in New Jersey is getting a tenfold increase in bandwidth to support technology in its classrooms.

Xirrus Unveils Dual-Radio 802.11ac Access Point for $775

Xirrus has unveiled what it described as the lowest cost 802.11ac access point designed for enterprise, the $775 dual-radio Xirrus XR-620 AP.

School City Introduces Free Common Core Assessment and Reporting Software

STARS Lite is designed to help teachers deliver, score and analyze hundreds of pre-created Common Core assessments for their students.

Bill Aims To Curb High-Stakes Testing Mandates

A bipartisan bill that aims to cut the number of standardized tests the federal can impose on states has received approval from the nation's largest teacher's union.

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