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.


LogTera Launches Mobile App for Personalized Learning

LogTera has launched a new personalized learning app designed to boost teacher productivity and student performance.

Ricoh Intros 7 New Projectors for Small Spaces

Ricoh’s new series of projection systems will be introduced during the InfoComm 2015 trade show.

NSTA Launches New Teacher Resources for Next Generation Science Standards

The National Science Teachers Association has released a series of tools to help teachers implement the Next Generation Science Standards and the Framework for K-12 Science Education, including an e-book, a collection of videos and instructional resources.

How Virtualization Makes BYOD a Viable Alternative to 1-to-1

Educational IT leaders should not be “trying to do the same thing you’ve always done for less money,” but instead “doing something you can’t do any other way,” according to Doug Meade, the director of information technology at York County School Division (VA).

California Physics Students Expose Energy Suck at District Office

A group of California high school students told their district to start turning off lights and managing its computer power usage better.

San Bernardino County Overhauls Tech Infrastructure to Support Digital Learning Initiatives

San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, which serves 33 K-12 districts in San Bernardino County, CA, has overhauled its technology infrastructure to support various initiatives, including the continued implementation of the Common Core State Standards and Smarter Balanced online assessments.

Smart Intros All-in-One Collaboration Display

Smart Technologies is expanding its Smart kapp portfolio of collaboration displays with Smart kapp IQ, an ultra-high-definition 4k display that combines the original Smart kapp whiteboard functionality with multiway, multidevice collaboration.

Amazon Launches Free AWS Service for Educators and Students

Amazon Web Services today debuted AWS Educate, a free service for educators and students that aims to prepare IT pros and developers for the cloud workforce.

5 High School Teams Win Mobile App Competition

Teams from career-themed academies won the Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App Competition.

Report: Policy Makers Can Reconcile Tensions Between Personalized Learning, Accountability Systems

Bellwether Education Partners has released a report aimed at helping policy makers understand the tensions between personalized learning and school accountability and draw a balance between the sometimes competing interests of the two.

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