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.
Ruth Rumack's Learning Space has launched Essay Coach, an online resource designed to help students in middle school through college use critical thinking to write better essays.
3P Learning’s IntoScience incorporates 3D environments, real-time gaming and structured activities for students in grades 6-8.
A new report from a research organization focused on disruptive innovations has examined how charter management organizations (CMOs) in K-12 have created their own teacher education and certification programs to help create the kinds of teachers they want to hire for their schools. Their reasoning: "Teachers who graduate from most traditional teacher education programs lack the skills needed to teach successfully."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The Harvard Graduate School of Education has launched the Center for Student Work, an online collection of exemplary student projects.
Holy Cross High School, a private school located in Waterbury, CT, has implemented a wireless network to serve more than 650 students, faculty, staff and guests.
Alabama's Houston County Schools has adopted a new platform and mobile app in an effort to improve student safety.
The new suite of consulting, coaching and professional resources is designed to help schools and districts implement blended learning programs.
- By Christopher Piehler
The new Acer S385WHne professional series projector boasts short-throw technology and 20W integrated audio — enough sound for an auditorium-sized room.
LogTera has launched a new personalized learning app designed to boost teacher productivity and student performance.
Ricoh’s new series of projection systems will be introduced during the InfoComm 2015 trade show.