K-12 Technology News
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Gale has become a Google for Education Partner and integrated the companies tools into its own products in an effort to better connect research technology with its users' workflows.
Despite a multitude of public and private initiatives, gender and racial gaps in STEM fields persist, according to a new STEM Index from U.S. News and World Report and Raytheon.
The University of North Carolina and business analytics firm SAS hope to boost enrollment in UNC’s Colleges of Education through improved performance tracking of teachers who graduate from the UNC system.
In a June 29 special session at the annual ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) released the 6th annual NMC Horizon Report K-12 Edition, describing emerging technologies that are likely to have the most impact on teaching and learning.
The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.
- By Christopher Piehler
Autodesk will make the Autodesk Design Academy, a collection of curriculum resources, available through iTunes U.
Educational Resources has launched EdRedi, a tool designed to combine device, content and instructional management for tablets in one-to-one computing environments.
Mimio has unveiled a new touch projector for classrooms and an update to its MimioMobile app at this week's International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference.
Knovation is partnering with the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) in an effort to close the "assessment-instruction loop."
Sixteen schools in Chicago join a list of six others that have already received grants to make them "Breakthrough Schools," institutions that may be overhauled over the next couple of years to transform them into schools that prepare students to succeed with 21st century skills.