K-12 Technology News
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Two grants will enable Houston-based Rice University to expand education research within its local school system.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Accelerate Learning is integrating more than 1,000 videos from Twig World with its STEMscopes curriculum.
The Leander Independent School District has adopted a new enterprise resource planning system, content management tool and analytics solution in an effort to improve data access and security.
At Philadelphia’s String Theory School, teachers develop their own course materials in iTunes U, making the bulging backpack full of books a thing of the past.
Harmony Public Schools is adopting new human resources software in an effort to standardize across 43 schools.
The New York University Polytechnic School of Engineering has received two gifts worth $3.5 million that represent the start of a five-year $10.5-million fundraising campaign to support the NYU Center for K12 STEM Education's initiative to train 500 New York City teachers in science, technology, education and math.
A new program organized by the Perot Museum of Nature and Science is designed to help teachers at different stages in their careers.
Worldwide device sales will reach 2.5 billion units in 2015, according to Gartner, a 1.5 percent increase over 2014 totals.
Rapid City Area Schools has adopted a new tool to automate contract renewals for teachers and other staff members.
According to CDW-G’s K-12 strategist Chad Stevens, the company launched the “K-12 Connected Heat Map” to capture data about Internet connectivity not just to schools, but to individual classrooms.
- By Christopher Piehler