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.

Explain Everything Unveils New Whiteboard App for iPads

Explain Everything has updated the Explain Everything Collaborative Whiteboard, an iOS app designed specifically for use in education.

Kentucky District To Host Ed Tech Open House

The Fort Thomas Independent School District, the highest rated district in Kentucky, will host an open house for other districts across the state to demonstrate on site how digital learning tools are used in the district.

2 Universities Recognized for Tech in Teacher Prep

Two universities, California State University, Fullerton and Lehigh University, have earned certification from a nonprofit organization for their emphasis on the use of technology in learning in their teacher preparation programs.

No.Inc Debuts Portfolio Assessment System for Special Education

No.Inc, an educational technology software development company, has launched a special education transition portfolio system for high school students in Maryland who are transitioning out of special education.

MobyMax Debuts Personalized Social Studies Curriculum

MobyMax, a provider of personalized curricula, has launched a new cognitive skills social studies curriculum for grades 1 and 2 with grades 3-8 coming by August.

InFocus Intros 2 Ultra-Mobiles for Projection on the Go

InFocus today introduced two lightweight, compact DLP projectors designed for ultra-portability.

New York District Goes 1:1 with Chromebooks

Batavia City School District in New York will provide every student in the high school with a Chromebook beginning in fall 2016.

Ocean Beach SD Adopts Adaptive Program for Reading Interventions

Washington's Ocean Beach School District has adopted an adaptive learning program in an effort to accelerate student growth.

Curriki Debuts Free PD Course on Computational Thinking

Curriki has launched a free self-paced professional development course for teachers focused on computational thinking.

Research Tool Aims To Expand the Definition of Search Query

A Boston-based nonprofit, the Institute for the Study of Coherence and Emergence, has introduced a research tool called Epi-Search, that can allow researchers to write queries of scholarly materials as long as 10,000 words.

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