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.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Office of Digital Learning has partnered with the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation on an initiative designed to support teachers in the use of digital learning tools and environments.
Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.
Bretford has launched a line of powered lockers for securely storing individual laptops, tablets and phones.
To enter to win up to 30 TechJacket cases for laptops and Chromebooks, a teacher, administrator or other school staff member must submit an original essay that answers the question, 'What makes your school unique and how would Trident TechJackets for your classroom help your school?'
The Alamo Heights Independent School District has adopted ice-based energy storage technology to cool more than 325,000 square feet during peak demand for its 900-kilowatt solar power systems.
All three levels of 'Breaking the Spanish Barrier' include new video, audio and motion graphics.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
EdX has partnered with the National Summer Learning Association to launch a collection of free courses designed to help combat summer slide.
The School Superintendents Association and Hobsons, a provider of student advising and admissions systems, have partnered on an initiative that aims to help school districts and community colleges increase the number of students attending and graduating from community college.
Autodesk has launched Project Ignite, a free open learning platform designed to give students hands-on design experience in areas such as 3D printing and electronics.
3M has launched a 55-inch display capable of 60 simultaneous touches for multi-user collaboration.