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.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has selected its board of directors and officers for the 2014-2015 year.
The National Association of Secondary School Principals has selected a new president, Eudora High School Principal G.A. Buie.
Students at one Washington high school were recently exposed to hands-on career experience in various healthcare fields through a partnership with a local hospital.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Belvoir Christian Academy in Chattanooga, TN plans to implement a new blended middle school program for students in grades seven and eight beginning this fall.
Cengage Learning has teamed up with YouSeeU to integrate its speech capture software with MindTap in an effort to help students improve their presentation skills.
A recent presentation at Gartner's Security & Risk Management Summit laid out 10 "top" technologies and approaches security professionals should consider adding to their security portfolios.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The United States Department of Education has launched the Excellent Educators for All Initiative, which aims to foster the recruitment and retention of high quality teachers in high-poverty, high-minority school districts.
The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education has purchased two-year licenses for collections of digital literacy resources for all teachers and classrooms in the province.
For the third year in a row, Google is putting on a free online Maker Camp, based on maker-movement ideals, for teens using the company’s Google+ social network.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Core Score is a free app for Windows devices that provides students in grades three through eight with grade-appropriate math practice questions created for the Common Core State Standards.
- By Christopher Piehler