K-12 Technology News
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New question types and the ability to add embedded videos are a few of the features added to Netop’s Web-based assessment tool, Learning Center in a recent update.
- By Stephen Noonoo
The Future of Privacy Forum and the Software & Information Industry Association today announced a K-12 school service providers’ pledge designed to keep students' information private. The Student Privacy Pledge has already been signed by companies including Microsoft, HMH and Amplify.
- By Christopher Piehler
Netgear has revealed details about its new 802.11n weatherproof outdoor access point, the WND930, which is designed for K-12 schools.
NVBots has launched a Fundable Rewards campaign in an effort to get 3D printers into schools.
Penn State University has won a $500,000 subcontract to build a digital badge system for teachers receiving professional development in the use of science, technology, engineering and math content from NASA.
The United States Department of Education has awarded the University of North Carolina Greensboro a $7.7 million to recruit, train and support local teachers of science, technology, engineering and math.
Pearson is introducing the fifth edition of its Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children with upgrades that include access to it via a tablet.
Mayfield City Schools in Ohio has implemented a new Web-based student information system that includes messaging, online payment and online registration functionality.
The Bosch Group, which has a plant in Albion, IN, gave $11,000 to help local schools compete in the Destination Imagination Challenge.
SchoolCircle is a new, free Web app for teachers and parents designed to facilitate communication and event coordination.