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.
Students at three California districts will have access to science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics professionals through a newly adopted platform thanks to a grant.
Alachua County Public Schools has adopted a pair of online tools to help improve students' English language skills.
A security technology company has upgraded one of its tools to flag malware that may already be working inside the network. iboss, which last fall released FireSphere, its advanced persistent threat software, has enhanced it with new functionality.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Continuum Education and Gooru have partnered in an effort to help educators provide personalized learning for their students.
BenQ has released five new classroom display products designed to enhance learning and conserve energy.
ASCD has issued a statement calling on policymakers to place a moratorium on using standardized assessments for accountability purposes.
Greater Essex County District in Ontario, Canada has launched an initiative to provide teachers with professional development on educational technology and educate students about digital citizenship, according to a report in the Windsor Star of Windsor, ON.
The 120-student school in eastern Pennsylvania has seen attitudes and, district officials say, test scores improve with its total immersion in blended learning.
Public and private K-12 schools with 25 or more iPads can use the system for free in exchange for feedback on their user experience.
- By Christopher Piehler
Metro Nashville Public Schools has teamed with a nonprofit partner to release a video detailing its practices for incorporating data into decision making.