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.
Sally Ride @ UC San Diego has received a $30,000 grant that will allow it to give scholarships to middle and high school girls attending the Sally Ride Science Junior Academy.
Adding problem-based learning (PBL) to science classrooms can be tough to do. As a new book by the National Science Teachers Association points out, "Valuable resources exist that describe in general what PBL is, how to develop lessons, and how PBL can help students, but curriculum resources are much harder to find."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The MIT Media Lab's Learning Initiative has partnered with Learning Machine to release the initial version of an open-source project designed to build an ecosystem for creating, sharing and verifying education credentials based on blockchain technology.
Vaddio has introduced the latest generation of its presenter automatic tracking system, which captures content delivered in a classroom or lecture hall without requiring dedicated camera operators.
Nevada education officials say students were able to complete online Common Core assessments this year, after catastrophic failures debilitated its computerized system last year.
A “Shark-Tank” for kids and young adults, the STEMIE Coalition aims to teach invention and startup skills
At the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas, Sound Devices unveiled updates to its Video Devices PIX 270i and PIX 250i video recorders and Sound Devices 970 audio recorder.
At the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas, tvONE is showcasing a new system designed to accommodate small, external devices in rackmounts along with an update to its video processors for video walls.
ZeeVee is debuting new IP video decoding and encoding hardware at the InfoComm 2016 conference taking place this week in Las Vegas. The systems are designed for distributing video over IP using common, off-the-shelf 10 gigabit switches.
ClearOne is launching a new compact, two-channel wireless microphone system designed for classrooms and other small venues.