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.


Tennessee ED Selects Partner for State Assessment Program

The Tennessee Department of Education has selected a partner to develop, administer, score and provide reports for the Tennessee Comprehensive Assessment Program.

Acer Introduces TravelMate X3 Notebook

Acer today announced the TravelMate X3 series of commercial notebooks, designed for productivity on the go.

MATE Underwater Robotics Competition Winners From Canada, Wisconsin

Teams from a university in Newfound and Labrador and a high school in Wisconsin were the big winners at the Marine Advanced Technology Education Underwater Robotics Competition.

iNACOL to Host Webinar on Assessment to Support Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a webinar August 10 exploring how the Assessment for Learning Project is reevaluating the ways assessments can support deeper learning.

Oregon District Expands Blended Reading Program

The Hermiston School District is expanding its use of a blended reading program to all eight of its schools following a successful pilot at two of them.

Tech Purchases Dominate Back-to-School Shopping

Back-to-school shopping is already underway, and parents this year plan to spend the bulk of their increased back-to-school budgets on tech-related items, according to a recent survey by Rubicon Project, a Los Angeles-based online advertising technology company.

Education in the 'Fourth Wave' of Science-Driven Economic Advancement

Michio Kaku has an emphatic message for educators: We are rapidly entering what he terms the "fourth-wave" of scientific advancement, and it's the duty of educators to prepare young people to survive and thrive in the radically different milieu that portends.

Imagine Learning Update Adds Assessment, Learning Tools

Imagine Learning has added new features to its core product, a software program designed to help students, often learning English for the first time, with their literacy and language skills. The latest version of Imagine Learning provides teachers with a number of new assessment tools and students with new content and learning tools.

ProQuest To Digitize 30 Million Pages for Historical Collections

ProQuest is adding almost 30 million pages of digitized materials to its Historical Collections program this year.

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