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.


Howard U Middle School Gets Augmented Reality Sandbox for Science Classes

The University of California, Davis recently brought an augmented reality (AR) sandbox to students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science to help them learn about Earth science and watersheds.

New Website Offers Teacher Discounts

In honor of National Teacher Appreciation Week, a new website, TeachersPrice.com, is offering discounts to educators on everything from meals to clothing to electronics at more than 8,000 stores across the United States.

Missouri District Designated as CyberPatriot Center of Excellence

Just days after becoming a CyberPatriot Center of Excellence, two student teams from Lee's Summit R-7 School District in Missouri also claimed top awards at a CyberPatriot national competition.

Quick Channel Bridge Brings Recording, Streaming, Media Management to Pexip Infinity

Abiliteam has Quick Channel Bridge, a platform that integrates capture, streaming and media management capabilities directly within Pexip’s Infinity collaboration solution.

CSTA Launches Cybersecurity Professional Development Program for Teachers

The Computer Science Teachers Association has launched the Cyber Teacher Certificate professional development program designed to train teachers in cybersecurity education.

ThingLink Launches VR Editor for Schools

ThingLink, provider of an interactive media platform, has unveiled a new multimedia editor designed to allow users to annotate 360-degree images and videos and view them in virtual reality.

Infosys NSF DonorsChoose Partner on Computer Science Professional Development Initiative

Infosys Foundation USA has partnered with the National Science Foundation and DonorsChoose.org to launch the Computer Science [CS] for All Community Giving program, which will provide as many as 2,000 teachers with professional development in computer science education.

Follett Revamps Sales, Customer Service To Provide Dedicated Reps

Education publisher Follett is revamping its sales and customer service organizations.

Wearable Technology Expected to Flourish in Classrooms

Classroom wearable technology in the United States is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 46 percent over the next four years, according to a recent report released by Research and Markets, a Dublin, Ireland-based market research firm.

ExploraVision Winners Solve Future Problems

Student teams that created a magnesium-infused bulletproof vest and an edible water bottle were among the eight winners of this year’s annual ExploraVision competition.

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