K-12 Technology News
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Educators can register their class for the certification and students can earn the certifications for $37 per exam. Google is making an Exam Guide available for instructors and the use of the company’s free Applied Digital Skills curriculum with 11 ready-to-use lessons.
The Federal Communications Commission has issued a draft proposal calling for changes in the regulation of the 2.5 GHz spectrum, opening up channels reserved for the Educational Broadband Service for commercial, non-educational purposes.
Google is making it easier for educators to find apps for classroom use through the Chromebook App Hub.
Augmented and virtual reality will see explosive growth in the next five years, driving in large part by education — both K–12 and post-secondary.
PublicSchoolWORKS is enhancing its Staff Training System, a tool for tracking staff and teacher training for school safety that’s part of the EmployeeSafe Suite.
The immediate future looks bright for the wireless hardware market, thanks in part to anticipated enterprise adoption of WiFi 6.
Upcoming funding opportunities for schools
MIND Research Institute is releasing an update to ST Math that includes new group activities centered around math games.
While traditional personal computers and tablets are continuing to lose their luster worldwide, other types of computing devices are holding strong.
- By Dian Schaffhauser