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.


zSpace Introduces New Product, New Partnership

3D technology developer zSpace had a busy first day at the ISTE 2015 conference, introducing a new virtual reality learning tool and announcing a new partnership with an e-learning publisher.

Gale Integrates Google Tools with Research Resources

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.

Report: Despite Equity Push, STEM Gaps Persist

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.

UNC and SAS Launch a Dashboard to Monitor Teachers' Success

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.

Apple Adds Discussions, Homework Hand-in and a Grade Book to iTunes U

The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.

NMC Horizon Report: Tech Solutions Must Support Shift to Deeper Learning Approaches

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.

Autodesk To Release Design Academy Free Through iTunes U

Autodesk will make the Autodesk Design Academy, a collection of curriculum resources, available through iTunes U.

Educational Resources Debuts Classroom, Device Management for Tablets

Educational Resources has launched EdRedi, a tool designed to combine device, content and instructional management for tablets in one-to-one computing environments.

Mimio Unveils New Touch Projector, Updated Mobile App

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, Northwest Evaluation Association Partner on OERs, Assessments

Knovation is partnering with the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) in an effort to close the "assessment-instruction loop."

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