K-12 Technology News

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Florida District Adopts New Tablet-Friendly Math Learning Platform

The Jackson County School District will use Fuel Education’s LearnBop math learning system to align its math studies with new state standards.

Project-Based Learning Gets Project Manager Make-Over

The concept of "project-based learning" is finally getting a foundation built on formal project management principles.

Research: 9 in 10 Teachers Don't Use Social Media in the Classroom

Nearly nine of 10 — 87 percent — of teachers have not incorporated social media into their classrooms, according to a new survey conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the University of Phoenix.

P21 Research Series Offers Advice on 21st Century '4Cs'

A national non-profit that promotes the precepts of 21st century learning in K-12 has released a set of reports that examine how to embed the 4 "Cs" into the classroom and assess the impact.

Syracuse Diocese Adopts New SIS for 22 Schools

After trying Rediker Software’s SIS at four schools last year, the Diocese of Syracuse made the decision to incorporate it all of its schools.

New App Gives Parents Real-Time Updates on Students' Math Progress

Optimized for iPhone and Android smartphones, Tabtor Parent Insights was created to help parents gain insights into their child’s performance and daily engagement with Tabtor Math, a tutoring program that delivers personalized teaching via iPads and Android tablets.

Community College Pilot Studying Use of Lecture Capture Impact on Outcomes

An organization that works with community colleges and their students to help them succeed will be testing the use of lecture capture to improve outcomes.

Chalkable Launches Platform To Streamline Personalized Learning

Chalkable has launched a new digital learning platform, Chalkable Study Center, designed to bring together information, content and other tools for personalized learning.

Mimio Offers Free Tech Webinars for Administrators and Teachers

Topics will include how to get funding for classroom technology, the science behind technology’s positive effects on learning, practical tips for improving engagement and collaboration, and facilitating real-time assessment.

Sycamore Education Integrates More Features With Google Apps for Education

Sycamore Education has added more features to its student information system designed to improve integrate with Google Apps for Education.

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