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.
The majority of teachers are communicating with parents at least weekly, but a third of families (34 percent) remain "hard to reach and engage" throughout the school year, according to a survey from ClassTag.
CoSN is collaborating with edWeb to address the technology needs of rural school districts through a series of webinars.
Parent engagement app Bloomz is offering $10,000 to one school's parent-teacher association as part of the company's Spring Cleaning giveaway.
Upcoming funding opportunities for schools
Soundtrap and Listenwise are collaborating to make it easier for teachers to help students create podcasts.
The Microsoft-NASA collaboration will give students hands-on experiences to think about the considerations that astronauts need to think about when living in space.
A new report from CoSN explores five ways that technology has the ability to accelerate K-12 innovation.
At ISTE 2019 this week in Philadelphia, ed tech company Classcraft is launching a new "Story Mode" series, which uses storytelling to help teachers engage and motivate students.
Ruckus Networks (acquired by CommScope earlier this year) has announced two new multigigabit access products.
CatchOn has enhanced its data analytics platform with a new add-on module for class-level data, among other updates.