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.


Panorama Education Launches Intervention Tracking System

Panorama Education is incorporating student intervention tracking into all-in-one platform to deliver actionable insights for educators.

The 3 Key Challenges Impeding K–12 Technology Implementation

The major challenges facing technology adoption in education haven’t changed much over the years. But the priorities of school and district technology leaders have.

National Geographic Partners with Britannica to Expand Middle School Content

The partnership will bring primary source and multimedia content to National Geographic Learning’s middle school U.S. history program.

CompTIA Acquires Middle School-Focused TechGirlz to Broaden Outreach

Recently, Creating IT Futures, a charity within CompTIA, the IT industry association, has acquired TechGirlz, which focuses on helping middle school girls gain a love for technology and consider jobs in robotics, digital media and other areas through volunteer-led workshops.

How to Narrow the Skills Gap

A new report from the Nation School Boards Association looks into how school districts can help high school graduates close the skills gap.

Apple Supporting Digital Literacy Nonprofits

Apple intends to support three major media literacy nonprofits in their work to help young people develop critical thinking skills. The News Literacy Project and Common Sense in the United States and Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori in Italy will each get help from Apple in advancing their missions.

Ready Classroom Mathematics Uses Discourse to Develop Mathematical Thinking

Curriculum Associates has released Ready Classroom Mathematics, a new hybrid print/digital curriculum for K–5 mathematics.

Principals Sought for STEM Research Leadership Project

The program will use virtual reality and online coaching. The purpose: to help principals improve their abilities to observe, analyze and communicate improvements to classroom instruction, particularly as it relates to access and equity in STEM.

Pearson VUE Tightens ID Verification in Online Testing

Computer-based testing center company Pearson VUE will be embedding new identity verification into its remote testing service.

Grants & Upcoming Events (Week of April 1, 2019)

Upcoming funding opportunities for schools

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