K-12 Technology News
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The latest upgrade to the Arkansas Public School Computer Network means that all of the education organizations in the state now have access to 200 Kbps per student, most connected by fiber.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The College Board, which administers the SAT and Advanced Placement tests and programs, has teamed up with nonprofit Khan Academy to create preparatory materials and exercises for AP courses, to be available for free on Khan Academy’s website.
The United States Department of Education announced President Donald Trump will donate $100,000 — or his second quarter salary — to help build a science camp for students to get interested in STEM.
Los Angeles math teacher and tutor Huzefa Kapadia has created eight catchy music videos that explain fundamental and sometimes complicated math concepts, such as permutations and combinations, slope intercepts and the quadratic formula.
CASEL (the Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning) has revealed the winners of its inaugural Social-Emotional Assessment Design Challenge and introduced a new website dedicated to measuring social-emotional learning.
Communication platform ClassDojo today released a new classroom toolkit within its mobile app. The toolkit is free and available for all teachers to use.
After a rigorous approval process, the state signed an agreement with Renaissance, a pre-K–12 learning analytics company, to use its Renaissance Star 360 assessment suite.
With the new purchase, the Copperas Cove Independent School District in Fort Hood, TX will have a total 380 Boxlight interactive projectors for its 11 schools and 8,200 students to use during class time.
The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is offering one- and two-year grants, with extra consideration for proposals involving schools, designed to address the needs of girls and women or to educate the public on related issues.