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.


Initiative Offers Tech Answers for Rural Districts

CoSN is collaborating with edWeb to address the technology needs of rural school districts through a series of webinars.

$10,000 Prize Available for Parent-Teacher Communication

Parent engagement app Bloomz is offering $10,000 to one school's parent-teacher association as part of the company's Spring Cleaning giveaway.

Grants & Upcoming Events (Week of June 24, 2019)

Upcoming funding opportunities for schools

Soundtrap and Listenwise Partner for Podcast Professional Development

Soundtrap and Listenwise are collaborating to make it easier for teachers to help students create podcasts.

Microsoft Partners with NASA for Lesson Plans

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.

5 Tools for Technology Transformation in Schools

A new report from CoSN explores five ways that technology has the ability to accelerate K-12 innovation.

Classcraft Launches Storytelling Series for Student Engagement

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 Intros New Multigigabit Access Products

Ruckus Networks (acquired by CommScope earlier this year) has announced two new multigigabit access products.

New CatchOn Platform Adds Class-Level Data

CatchOn has enhanced its data analytics platform with a new add-on module for class-level data, among other updates.

Microsoft Adds New Features to Minecraft, PowerPoint, Whiteboard

Microsoft is making changes to its education apps to enable more interactive learning experiences.

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