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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.


EdWeb.net Launches 'Teaching Kids to Code' PLC

The new professional learning community is intended to help teachers integrate computer science and coding into their classroom lessons.

Social Media Turning Out To Help Teachers Gain PD

While technology is very helpful for student engagement and motivation, where it really shines is in providing professional development and opportunities for teachers to collaborate with colleagues. And social media is turning out to be a powerful tool for those purposes.

Chicago Principals To Receive Training from Northwestern U

Over the next three years, exceptional principals in Chicago Public Schools will receive training and executive coaching as a result of a collaboration between Northwestern University's Center for Nonprofit Management and School of Education and Social Policy.

UC Davis To Host STEM Conference for Educators

University of California, Davis will host its annual Conference on Integrated Computing and STEM Education Sunday, November 9 at the UC Davis Conference Center.

SimCityEDU Gets Clever Instant Login Integration, Free Student Access

GlassLab, a nonprofit developer of digital learning games, has partnered with Clever to give schools using Clever Instant Login free access to GlassLab's SimCityEDU: Pollution Challenge game for the 2014-2015 school year.

Silex Intros Wireless Adapter for Interactive Displays

Silex Technology, a provider of wired and wireless networking products, has introduced the SX-ND-4350WAN, a wireless interactive display adapter and wireless access point.

Arizona Teachers Create DIY Professional Development

Teachers in the Higley School District volunteered to create their own sessions and teach each other new concepts in the one-day Professional Development Café.

ASCD Launches Common Core Resources Project on iTunes U

The project is a selection of instructional resources and sample assessment items designed to help educators implement the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and teach effectively using iPads.

Classroom Refresh Contest Finalists Named

More than 120 classes throughout the United States created music videos to demonstrate the value of technology in education.

Hatch Launches Kits To Bridge Classroom Tech, Traditional Materials

Hatch, a provider of early childhood classroom technology, has launched Hatchables, kits designed to bridge education technology and traditional classroom mHatch, a provider of early childhood classroom technology, has launched Hatchables, kits designed to bridge education technology and traditional classroom materials.aterials.

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