K-12 Technology News

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CK-12 Launches Open Adaptive Math and Science Apps for iOS and Android

The CK-12 Foundation, a nonprofit organization that develops open source software for education, has introduced free math and science adaptive practice apps for iOS and Android devices.

Adobe Looks To Cut Paper Processes with Document Cloud and New Touch Enabled Acrobat DC

Adobe is gearing up to release a major revision of its PDF tool for desktop and mobile, Acrobat, and to launch a new service called the Adobe Document Cloud, which will provide document management, control and electronic signing capabilities.

Pasco Introduces New Tablet Designed for Science

The Spark Element is capable of connecting to more than 80 all-digital Pasport sensors and comes pre-loaded with Pasco's science learning application Sparkvue.

Childrens Learning Institute Texas Education Agency Debut Free Early Warning Platform

The Children's Learning Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Texas Education Agency have launched CLI Engage, a platform designed to help identify at-risk students in prekindergarten and Head Start.

RGS Debuts Ruggedized Chromebooks for Schools

RGS has launched the RGS Education Chromebook, a ruggedized Chromebook designed for use in the classroom.

Learnteria Launches Review Site for Education Resources and Services

Learnteria has launched a new service, also dubbed Learnteria, that aims to be the Yelp of education technology.

Harris School Solutions Adds Payment Portal for Parents

Harris School Solutions has integrated an online payment portal for parents, eSchoolPayments, into its Activities Account Web platform for managing school funds and transactions.

Report: To Unlock Potential of Ed Tech, Use a 'Closed-Loop' Instructional Approach

A new report from the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group finds skills gaps in language arts, math science, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and curiosity among a range of countries and income levels and suggests that technology could help address the issue.

Report: CIOs Should Give Cloud Solutions More Consideration

Cloud solutions have matured enough to be a viable option for many IT projects, but few CIOs are giving them the consideration they may deserve, according to a new survey from Gartner.

Mobile Learning Handbook Offers Tips on Choosing Apps for Education

The handbook includes practical advice on creating applications for education and advises parents and educators on how best to use mobile learning resources in class and at home.

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