K-12 Educational Technology News

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


Texas District Goes Paperless With Doc Management Software

The Edgewood Independent School District, in San Antonio, TX, has recently gone public with its adoption of document management software in an attempt to reduce paper use and wasted time, energy and effort.

Edgenuity Adds Algebra I for Blended Classrooms

Edgenuity has released a new Algebra I course for blended classrooms.

Report: Most Districts Have Deployed Mobile Tech, Want More

Eighty-two percent of districts are "highly interested" in launching or expanding a 1:1 technology initiative within the next two years, according to a new report from Amplify and IESD.

JoomlaLMS 1.3.2 Improves SCORM Compatibility, Adds AICC Compliance

JoomlaLMS has released an update to its learning management system. JoomlaLMS 1.3.2 is now compatible with Joomla CMS 3.2 and includes a number of functional improvements.

LA Unified To Offer Emergency Response Apps

Earthquakes, pandemics, wild fires, severe weather, terrorism, utility outages and floods appear at the top of the list for Los Angeles Unified School District's emergency management response concerns. To provide guidance to people facing those emergencies and others, the district is adopting an emergency preparedness mobile app.

Malaysia Deploys Virtual Desktops for Rural Schools

The Malaysian Department of Education has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure to bring high-quality computing and digital education resources to students in rural and inland areas of the country.

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Instructure Launches White-Label Distance Learning Platform

Instructure has launched a new service for schools, colleges and universities that lets them host their own branded distance courses and course catalogs online — Canvas Catalog.

New York State Literacy Pilot is a Public/Private Partnership

The 18-month pilot is a collaborative effort of myON, a personalized, Web-based literacy environment for pre-K through 12th grade; the New York Institute of Technology; the NY State Teacher Centers and BOCES of New York State.

Wasp Intros Asset Tracking for Education

Wasp Barcode Technologies today introduced MobileAsset v7 and MobileAsset.EDU, two fixed-asset tracking solutions that allow IT departments and education institutions to manage items such as software, furniture, media equipment, and more.

Montreal School District Standardizes Video Surveillance

A major project to install video cameras in 80 Montreal schools is done.

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