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.
Nureva has launched Troove, a cloud-based and standards-aligned e-portfolio tool for K-12 students.
Moodle partner Remote-Learner.net has teamed with Microsoft Open Technologies to integrate Office 365 with Moodle.
ClassDojo has updated its student encouragement app with improved tools for parent engagement, messaging and more.
Assessment software provider Naiku has launched a $250,000 grant program for innovative teachers and teacher teams.
Casio has introduced a new lampless projector it says will reduce the cost of use to educators.
People who share news on social media may be more engaged, and for longer, with the news they share than those who read the news casually, according to researchers at Penn State University and the University of Connecticut.
Smart Technologies is expanding its portfolio of interactive flat panels with new models that provide a greater variety of sizes and price points for education institutions.
A collaboration of 51 schools and laboratories have released the final set of data from a six-year program of research that used a wide-field telescope in the southwest to survey the distant universe, the Milky Way galaxy and extrasolar planetary systems.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
MIT's Lincoln Lab hosted 50 high school girls last month for a "Make Your Own Wearables" Workshop.
Discovery Education and 3M have launched the 17th annual Young Scientist Challenge, with an opportunity to work with a 3M scientist and a $25,000 grand prize up for grabs.