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.
CompTIA has launched Skillsboost, a new IT careers resource for students, teachers and parents.
Ten major education organizations have banded together to demand a vote on legislation reauthorizing and modifying the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA).
A new study has identified a surge in the typical indicators of targeted attacks on today's networks.
The Pittsburgh-based university will look for "that sweet spot" between all-in-person and all-online instruction.
The survey from University of Phoenix College of Education found that 93 percent of K-12 teachers believe that personal tech devices can link classroom learning to real-world activities, and 89 percent expect they will be used in most classrooms in the next five years.
- By Christopher Piehler
More than a third of all malware events in 2014 occurred within the education sector, according to NTT Com Security's 2015 Global Threat Intelligence Report.
Teachers from nearly a dozen countries are meeting in San Diego this week to learn and gain resources to teach students about energy efficiency, the environment and sustainability.
A group of local teachers will visit University of Colorado Boulder to learn how to use infographics in their classrooms as part of a $1.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation aimed at increasing STEM literacy.
Researchers from Harvard, Penn State's College of Education and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics have won a $1.387 million grant to develop labs designed to help middle school students understand spatial thinking in astronomy.
At a recent STEM mentoring workshop hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, a few dozen middle school students had the opportunity to learn about programming robots.