K-12 Technology News

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Illinois District Adds Digital Math Curriculum for Middle Schoolers

An Illinois school district intends to adopt a new digital math curriculum for some of its middle school students.

One-Size-Fits-All Financial Aid Form Has To Go

Concerned that a bill from two United States senators proposing the use of as few as two questions to determine financial eligibility for college will gain traction, a national organization of financial aid professionals has presented an alternative for simplifying the process of applying for financial aid.

New App Teaches Coding With Robots

Blockly for Dash & Dot Robots enables kids as young as five to instruct the robots to sound an alarm, work through a maze of objects and control one another.

Think Through Learning Adds High School Geometry to Software/Math Tutoring Combo

Education technology company Think Through Learning has added geometry to its high school line of Think Through Math software.

Think Through Math Adds Quantile Framework Assessments

Think Through Learning has partnered with MetaMetrics to add benchmark assessments using the Quantile Framework for Mathematics to its line of digital math programs, Think Through Math.

Georgia Pushes High Schoolers into Career Path Planning

High school students in the state of Georgia will test out a program that combines what subjects they do well in, what their interests are, and what kinds of jobs fit that intersection to help them find an academic or job direction.

Cornell Receives Grant for K-12 'Classroom in a Test Tube'

The Advancing Secondary Science Education with Tetrahymena program at Cornell University has received a five-year, $1.25 million Science Education Partnership Award grant from the National Institutes of Health.

Odysseyware Adds Custom Course Builder and Search Functionality

The custom course builder has been redesigned to allow educators to identify and organize the building blocks of a course so they can personalize the learning experience for each student.

Crowdsourced Report Ranks Blackboard as Top LMS

According to a new report from G2 Crowd, an independent software review platform that ranks products based on user reviews and publicly available vendor data, Blackboard's learning management system scored the highest in both customer satisfaction and market presence.

Stanford Ed Tech Students To Showcase Apps for Learning

Students in the Learning, Design and Technology (LDT) program at Stanford University's Graduate School of Education will present their master's projects at the LDT Expo taking place on July 31 at the university.

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