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.
Wonder Workshop, provider of classroom robots Dash and Dot, has launched the 2017-2018 Wonder League Robotics Competition.
Kahoot! has launched its mobile app for iOS and Android that is designed to make homework fun and more social for students.
Non-profit education research group LRNG-GlassLab is seeking teachers in grades 5-11 interested in trying a follow-up to GlassLab's collaboration game, Deep Sea Crisis, as part of research project.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Khan Academy has launched LearnStorm, a free six-week challenge designed to help students in grades 3-12 combat summer learning loss.
The HP Stream 11 Pro G4 Education Edition notebook features a rugged design with co-molded rubber and a unique impact-dispersion pattern designed to protect the hinges along with a spill-resistant keyboard and an optional "always-on" case.
Visible Body, producer of human anatomy apps, has added augmented reality functionality to its Human Anatomy Atlas app.
The “Gallup 2017 Survey of K–12 School District Superintendents” reports their opinions on important topics and policy issues facing education.
Teacher Advisor with Watson 1.0 uses artificial intelligence from Watson, IBM's Jeopardy!-playing robot, now trained by math experts with feedback from more than 1,000 math teachers, to help K-5 teachers with targeted math resources for their students.
Both San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) are continuing their existing partnerships with the SF-based cloud computing company, and will receive $7 million and $5.2 million respectively.
The educational cooperative of technology leaders at K–12 schools is focused on interoperability, security and other pressing tech issues.