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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.


Amazing Grants Award Schools With Innovative Digital Projects

The Lightspeed Systems Foundation grants just under $100,000 to four projects at schools and districts that range all the way from Cyber Snow Days to a flipped classroom for teachers.

Special Ed Target of $4 Million in Federal Grants

A total of $4 million in federal funds is being awarded to institutions training the next generation of special education professionals.

Online Math Platform bettermarks Seeks Teachers to Test Adaptive Books

The company is offering five to 10 teachers unlimited access to its platform for a full school year.

Blackboard Debuts Free College and Career Guidance App

Blackboard has a released a free mobile app, Job Genie, designed to help students explore career paths and college options.

Pluralsight Launches Free Online HTML Course for Kids

Pluralsight, a company that provides online training for professionals in technology and creatie fields, has added a new coding course to its kids' library, Teaching Kids: Basic HTML Part 1.

Education Will Boost Chromebook Sales to 5.2 Million Units in 2014

Chromebook shipments will hit 5.2 million units this year, largely on the strength of the education market, according to a new report.

Online Tool Lets Teachers Develop and Track Behavior Plans

Next month, Rethink, a special education technology company, will release a new tracking tool for monitoring and conducting behavior assessments for both mobile and web platforms.

Storyboard That Offers ELA Teacher Guides

Designed to help teachers use storyboards as an educational tool, each of the guides is focused on a specific unit like Greek Mythology, a famous literary work like Macbeth or an American classic like “The Raven.”

Adaptive Math Software Joins PEAK Personalized Learning Platform

Fuel Education is adding a new piece of adaptive math software, called LearnBop, to its PEAK personalized learning platform that aggregates multiple learning resources to help instructors customize courses for students.

Imagine Learning Partners with Scantron on Personalized Learning

Imagine Learning has partnered with Scantron in an effort to improve individualized instruction.

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