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.
The South San Francisco Unified School District is launching its first-ever Summer STEM Institute in an effort to prepare its students for professions in the 21st century.
Aiming to increase access and exposure to computer science (CS) education, the Google CS First program announced that it will open free coding clubs at 26 public libraries in New York.
Frederick County Public Schools in Virginia has selected a new enterprise resource planning system and new student information system in an effort to update and streamline its administrative processes.
RobotLAB will announce a new robotics curriculum for K-12 during the ISTE 2016 conference taking place next week in Denver.
ProQuest has launched a new version of its reference management system, RefWorks, in an effort to simplify and improve research and collaboration workflows.
Symbaloo, a resource management platform for curating and organizing online educational resources, has introduced its new Lesson Plan creator tool.
Teachers in Washington are implementing ITCH, a coding resource platform from Ucodemy that has ready-to-go lessons and instructional videos.
The Learning Lab offers tools for creativity, personalization and publishing, and will eventually evolve with user input.
The number of homeless students in the United States has doubled since the 2006–2007 school year. New federal law that goes into effect with the new school year is designed to make it easier for those students to complete their education.
- By Dian Schaffhauser