K-12 Educational Technology News

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


iboss Network Security Introduces MobileEther

The mobile security solution combines traditional MDM (such as data loss prevention) with Web and mobile malware protection, reporting and directory-based user authentication.

Lexia Partners with Florida Center for Reading Research To Speed up Assessment

Lexia Learning is partnering with the Florida Center for Reading Research (FCRR) in an effort to streamline literacy assessments.

STEM-focused Christa McAuliffe Center Continues Teacher Ed Work with PTC

A STEM-focused teaching center at Framingham State University in Massachusetts will shortly open its registration process for summer 2014.

Oak Ridge Schools Adopts 1:1, Digital Resources To Become 'Premiere' STEM District

Tennessee's Oak Ridge Schools has entered into a six-year agreement with a private partner as part of its "digital transformation," which includes one-to-one computing and science, technology, engineering and math initiatives.

Educational Video Site Glean Introduces New Student Tracking Feature

Glean Insights allows teachers to assign videos to their students and then track how students interact with each lesson.

Gale Releases 4 New Digital Collections for Academic Libraries

Gale has unveiled four new digital collections for use by academic and special libraries.

Smarter Balanced Begins Field Test

The Smarter Balanced Field Test is a practice run that allows teachers and students to gain experience with computerized assessments aligned to the Common Core before they are implemented in spring 2015.

Panopto Adds Video Content Search to Lecture Capture Platform

Panopto has released a new version of its lecture capture platform that now allows users to search within videos for spoken words or any text that appears onscreen (or that appears in comments or notes).

4 Core Principles of Connected Learning

Connected learning — education that uses digital media to engage students and encourage communication, collaboration and critical thinking — is the key to student success in the information age, according to a new report.

Indiana Becomes First State to Drop Out of Common Core

Governor Mike Pence signed Senate Bill 91, which replaces CCSS with standards created in Indiana.

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