K-12 Educational Technology News

All news articles from the THE Journal editorial team, in chronological order.


McGraw-Hill Launches Professional Learning Environment for Teachers

McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a Professional Learning Environment designed to allow teachers to take control of their own professional development.

zSpace STEM Lab Adds Real-Time Sharing, Physics Simulations, Virtual Circuitry Lab

zSpace has unveiled new software applications for its zSpace STEM Lab, an interactive, virtual education platform for K-12 students.

CTL Rolling Out Ruggedized Education Chromebook

CTL has introduced its new CTL Education Chromebook, a lightweight and rugged 11.6-inch laptop based on Intel Education's reference design.

Panasonic Debuts 2-in-1 Mobile Device for K-12, Connected Classroom PD Resources

Panasonic has developed a mobile computing device designed specifically for K-12 education.

iTunes U Updated With iPad Tools for Teachers and Students

Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.

KDS Unveils Cloud Teacher Professional Development Platform

Knowledge Delivery Systems, a provider of professional development for K-12, has debuted its new Professional Learning Platform.

Net Texts Adds Chrome Extension for OER Library

Net Texts, a free, Web-based library of open educational resources, has developed an extension for Chromebooks and the Chrome browser.

Startup Releases Brainwave-measuring Application to Track Study Habits

Nervanix, a new education neuroscience startup, has released a new application that monitors student attention levels via an EEF headset as they study and guides them to revisit concepts where they lost focus.

Researchers To Study How School Leaders Use Data To Inform Decisions

The United States Department of Education has awarded $5 million to three universities to find out how (or whether) school and district leaders use research to inform their decisionmaking.

New Digital World Atlas Provides Dynamic, Sharable Maps

At the International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo this week in Atlanta, Rand McNally launched a digital world atlas aimed at the education market. The online service, dubbed Rand McNally World Atlas, provides thousands of dynamic maps with data overlays, cross-curricular content and standards support.

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