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.
Can schools and colleges consider every mass notification they send out an "emergency?" That's the question at the heart of a request filed with the Federal Communications Commission by Blackboard.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Sonic Foundry today launched Mediasite Join, a cloud service for recording videoconference sessions and turning them into searchable, on-demand video content.
The Ross Local School District in Hamilton, OH, has added more resources to the 1-to-1 personalized learning initiative that it started in the fall.
Bridg-it School allows students and teachers to report bullying incidents, deal with compliance requirements and resolve situations.
Clintondale High School is launching an after school coding program in hopes that the rest of its district, Clintondale Community Schools, will offer similar programs beginning next fall.
Digital publisher Shmoop has unveiled four new study guides designed to help students prepare for PARCC Common Core assessments.
A new study suggests that parents' perceptions about their children's technology use is influenced by the child's gender, the type of device used and perceived educational value.
A team from Woodhaven, MI, won the Ford STEAM Lab Challenge Hackathon.
The online Project NextTech has a curriculum organized around three core literacies: technology literacy, information literacy and media literacy.
- By Christopher Piehler
Teacher teams at West Gate Elementary School and Pine City High School have been awarded technology and professional development grants valued at $250,000 from assessment solution provider Naiku.