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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.


Live, Interactive Classes Now Available Via Mobile Devices

WizIQ is offering what it says is the first-ever live mobile learning platform that will allow teachers and students to interact in real time via their smartphones.

Global PC Shipments Increase Following 2-Year Decline

Following more than two years of decline, global PC shipments increased 1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014, according to a new report from market research firm Gartner.

Leadership Award-Winning Schools Get $5,000 in Tech Tools

Five schools with student-led projects dealing with the elimination of hunger win tablets and computers intended to help them with their relief efforts.

Study: Math Augmentation Program Can Help Improve MAPs Scores

An eighth-grade math teacher's research found that using Learning Upgrade boosted scores significantly.

Virginia District Expands Partnership To Improve Mobile Access to Tech Tools

Albemarle County Public Schools has decided to expand its partnership with a private company in an effort to improve mobile access to online tools and provide a unified platform for its education technology.

Mimio Updates its Classroom Collaboration Software and App

Designed to help educators offer interactive teaching aligned to the Common Core State Standards, MimioStudio 11.3 classroom software and the MimioMobile 3 mobile app are available for free to current Mimio customers.

EdX Launches Scholarship Challenge for Middle School Students

Massive open online course provider edX has partnered with the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation to launch a scholarship challenge aimed at advanced students in grade 7.

Mobile App Now Available for Google Classroom

Students and teachers can now access the Classroom LMS from anywhere at any time.

Walden U Launches Competency-Based Master's Program in Early Childhood Ed

Walden University is launching a new initiative designed to allow students to earn degrees online at their own pace.

Solstice 2.2 Increases Mirroring Support for Apple iOS Devices

Mersive has updated its Solstice software to expand the mirroring capability of Apple iOS devices.