K-12 Technology News
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A consortium of business leaders and politicians has asked Congress to fund computer science education, committing nearly $50 million in private contributions to the initiative.
Schools have been collecting data on students through standardized tests and other means for years, but teachers, parents and other stakeholders in students' development often don't have the opportunity to use that data to help meet individual students' needs, according to a new report from the Data Quality Campaign.
Dell and Aerohive have launched a hybrid network system with new cloud-managed wired and wireless capabilities. The system has already been adopted by Queen Margaret's School in Canada and Movement Mortgage in the U.S.
ThingLink has debuted a new virtual reality content app, VR lessons, designed for teachers, parents and students in elementary school.
Ten online courses from digital publisher Shmoop have recently earned a-g approval from the University of California, bringing the total number of a-g courses offered by the company to 20.
Most parents want their children to go to college, and most also believe their child is performing at or above grade level, but their beliefs about their children's academic achievement doesn't reflect national assessment data, according to a new report from Learning Heroes.
Educators and students from Portland State University Department of Computer Science and the Lincoln High School Coding Club in Portland, OR have teamed up with industry professionals to organize the Portland CyberPatriot Camp, which will take place at Lincoln High from July 18 to 22.
Moodle has released its 3.0 version for Android and iOS. The free app is now available on Google Play and in the App Store, and will allow users to browse wiki pages.
A new mobile-based electronic game system has been launched to introduce critical math skills to children.
Learning.com has updated its EasyTech digital literacy curriculum to include a new unit on computational thinking.