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.
Network administrators running data centers where moving directly to 100 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) is too big a leap may have an easier time making the transition with 25 GbE, demonstrated by QLogic and Huawei.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Blackboard and Pearson have revamped the integration of Blackboard's teaching and learning solutions and Pearson PowerSchool student information system (SIS) in an effort to improve data management functionality.
A group of middle-school students at Chase Elementary School in Chicago spent 10 weeks building virtual alternative energy vehicles after school.
Workshops being held this summer aim to help Illinois teachers implement the inexpensive, credit card-sized computers in their own classrooms.
Designed for education executives, curriculum and technology directors, the 2015 Digital Curriculum Strategy Assessment Tool & Survey's purpose is to pinpoint where schools and districts stand in their implementation of digital curriculum.
- By Christopher Piehler
The conference will feature Charlie Reisinger, IT director at Penn Manor School District, which, in 2013, launched Pennsylvania's largest high school 1-to-1 program using Linux and open source software.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A consortium of companies is offering a new digital signage platform designed to improve communication and safety in both K-12 and higher education.
In a move designed to improve data interoperability between state educational agencies and school districts, Skyward is expanding the use of Ed-Fi data standards in its school administration software.
Splashtop has added the Mirroring360 Sender to its line of screen mirroring and extended display products to support digital content sharing from computers and mobile devices to large TVs and displays.
Britannica Digital Learning has integrated its Britannica ImageQuest database with its classroom information tool, Britannica School.