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.
Prologic has added online student registration to its Teams enterprise resource planning platform.
Chegg, a company that provides study help and allows students to buy and sell textbooks online, will acquire InstaEdu, a company that offers a platform to connect students with on-demand tutors.
Discovery Education and the DC-adjacent Prince George’s County Public Schools have teamed up to put on a professional development event with all 9,000 district educators in advance of a digital textbook rollout planned for the 2014-15 school year.
- By Stephen Noonoo
The 10-port station is small enough to fit into a laptop bag or desk drawer and supports iOS, Android and most other platforms.
- By Christopher Piehler
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 has released a new Algebra I course for blended classrooms.
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 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.
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.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
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.