K-12 Technology News

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Ideaphora Secures BrainPOP Investment for Concept Mapping Tool

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.

OpenEd Announces New Partnerships and ACT Exam Content

New content on OpenEd includes curated, in-class assessments, recommended learning resources and lesson plans that support students preparing for the ACT exam.

Google Cast for Education Allows Students, Teachers to Share the Projector

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 Quizzes Debuts at ISTE, App Bundle for Chrome OS Announced

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.

Actiontec Intros Wireless Digital Whiteboard

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 Launches 16 new Comp Sci Courses

Tynker has launched 16 new computer science courses designed for use in K-12 classrooms.

Apex Learning Debuts English, Algebra Courses and Tutorials

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 Integrates Assessment Management Platform with LMS

Schoology has launched Assessment Management Platform, a tool that combines the company's learning management system with institution-wide assessment management tools.

Assessment Non-Profit Demos New Accessibility Features at ISTE 2016

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.

PowerSchool Releases Latest Rendition of Learning Platform

PowerSchool is introducing the latest version of its learning management system, PowerSchool 10.0.

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