K-12 Technology News

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Counselors Mixed on Which College Entrance Exam Students Should Take

High school counselors are all over the map in the advice they expect to give students about which college admissions exam to take in the next school year.

Mount Holyoke College Debuts Hybrid Teacher-Leader Development Program

Massachusetts' Mount Holyoke College is introducing online and face-to-face educator programs intended to train teachers how to be more effective in their own schools.

LoudCloud Updates Competency Ed Platform with Simpler Course Authoring, Expanded LTI Compliance

LoudCloud Systems has updated its competency-based education platform, Fastrak, with an improved user experience, simplified course authoring and "paths" for students and teachers, among other enhancements.

Right-Fitting Students with Majors Increases Chances of Academic Success

A study from testing organization ACT asked students about their planned majors when they register for and take the ACT college admissions test.

Hitachi Introduces Two New HDBaseT Projectors

The CP-WU8461 and CP-WU8451 LCD projectors both offer HDBaseT Ultra HD video networking capability along with 60 percent improved contrast, WUXGA resolution and other enhancements.

New Report Shares Personalized Learning Guidance

The recommendations are based on findings shared at a summit hosted by North Carolina State University's Friday Institute for Educational Innovation.

Private Girls School Revamps STEM and Media Spaces

A private school for girls in Los Angeles recently converted classrooms into spaces intended to improve delivery of STEM education and media-related work.

UNESCO Report Proposes Global Measures for Monitoring Ed Progress

UNESCO, the United Nations organization focused on education, science and culture, has released a proposed set of indicators to monitor education progress globally.

New Lightweight VR Glasses Offer 120 Hz Refresh, 110-degree FoV

A Chinese company will begin shipping virtual reality glasses this week that weigh 4 ounces, considerably lighter than other VR offerings.

Barracuda and Aerohive Bolster Wireless Security Product Ties

Two networking companies have teamed up to improve wireless security coverage for their respective customers.

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