K-12 Technology News

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Truenorthlogic Introduces New App to Track PD Attendance

Truenorthlogic has launched a new mobile attendance app that’s designed to save K-12 teachers in professional development time and paperwork.

MathWorks and The Discovery Museums Bring Hands-On STEM Workshops to Schools

The two partners will continue to bring interactive STEM workshops to students throughout New England.

Final Round of i3 Development Grants Seeks Alternatives to Exclusionary Discipline

The United States Department of Education (ED) has opened the application period for the seventh round of Investing in Innovation (i3) “Development” grants. This will be the last opportunity schools will have to tap into this part of the competitive grant program, which offers up to $3 million for each accepted proposal.

Updated Smart kapp iQ Has All-in-One Capability

Smart Technologies has introduced the latest version of its Smart kapp iQ display board, this one with software built into the interactive display so that users have no need for an external computer.

FuelEd Partners with LTS for Game Based Learning Integration

Fuel Education (FuelEd) has partnered with LTS Education Systems to integrate LTS's adaptive, game-based supplemental learning system, Stride, into FuelEd's PEAK personalized learning platform.

OnCourse Debuts Cloud Based LMS

OnCourse Systems for Education, a provider of web-based tools for education, has introduced a new learning management system for K-12 schools.

Course Hero Launches Mobile Study App

Course Hero has launched a new Android app featuring crowdsourced study resources for students.

Virtual and Augmented Reality Poised for Explosive Growth

Virtual and augmented reality are often touted as the next big thing in education. How big? Not nearly as big as textbooks, but heading toward the billion-dollar mark inside of 10 years.

Math Scores Decline for Seniors, Reading Stays the Same

Seniors nationwide are slipping in math, but their scores in reading haven't changed significantly over the last three years, according to statistics released today in "The Nation's Report Card."

Sesame Workshop and IBM Team Up to Create Tailored Learning Tools

The new alliance aims to bring educational platforms and products that adapt to individual learning preferences for preschoolers.

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