K-12 Technology News
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The company will use the new funding for product development and sales support of its subscription-based concept mapping tool that will launch this summer.
New content on OpenEd includes curated, in-class assessments, recommended learning resources and lesson plans that support students preparing for the ACT exam.
Google this week is launching Cast, which allows users to share access to a classroom projector wirelessly even when they might be on different networks — without any additional device.
Google today announced several new education-focused technologies, among them the new Google Cast and the full rollout of the educational virtual reality tool known as Google Expeditions. The company also announced two new, lower-profile technologies for education.
The new ScreenBeam Touch 90 is an interactive digital whiteboard that can be accessed by anybody in a room with a Windows 10-supported device.
Tynker has launched 16 new computer science courses designed for use in K-12 classrooms.
Adaptive learning provider Apex Learning has unveiled two new courses, English and Algebra I, along with additional supports and new tutorials at this week's ISTE conference.
Schoology has launched Assessment Management Platform, a tool that combines the company's learning management system with institution-wide assessment management tools.
A non-profit known for its K-12 formative assessment program has added features to let blind and visually-impaired students more fully participate in the assessment process too, allowing them, as one educator put it, to focus on the questions and not the technology limitations.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
PowerSchool is introducing the latest version of its learning management system, PowerSchool 10.0.