K-12 Technology News

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Michigan Virtual Launches AI Lab for K–12 Research, Policy, and Development

Ed tech nonprofit Michigan Virtual is adding an AI Lab to its Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute to explore the practical and ethical applications of generative AI in K–12 educational settings, according to a news release.

Anthology to Release AI Assessment Tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra

Anthology today announced it will release a new tool for Blackboard Learn Ultra that allows users to build "authentic assessments" with the help of AI.

SIIA Releases Guiding Principles for AI in Ed Tech

The Software & Information Industry Association today released a set of guiding principles for artificial intelligence in education technology.

MedCerts Launches CTE Model Allowing Students to Earn Career Skills, Credentials, and College Credits

Stride subsidiary MedCerts, a provider of healthcare and IT training and certification programs, has developed a public school Career and Technical Education model that allows high school students who are not college bound to graduate high school with an industry-recognized credential, career-ready skills — and college credits to boot, should the student opt to attend college later on.

Project Tomorrow, edWeb to Host Congressional Briefing on 20 Years of Research on Oct. 26

Project Tomorrow will mark the 20th year of its Speak Up Research Initiative and present its cumulative findings “From CDs to AI” during the nonprofit’s annual Congressional Briefing at noon ET on Thursday, Oct. 26, and K–12 administrators, educators, and policymakers may attend virtually at no cost.

Montana to Implement DreamBox Math, Reading Plus Statewide for Grades 3–8

DreamBox Learning has been selected by the Montana Office of Public Instruction to provide its DreamBox Math and Reading Plus solutions to grades 3–8 statewide, according to a news release.

Tynker Offers Peek at New LLM-Powered Coding Aid for Students

K–12 game-based coding platform Tynker has developed an AI-powered solution for ages 6–12 called Tynker Copilot that leverages the capabilities of Large Language Models to transform students’ ideas into visual block code for apps and games, the company said in a news release.

3D Ed Tech Providers Launch School Bundle on Immersive Math, Science Hardware and Software

IQH3D, maker of glasses-free 3D technology, and immersive instructional platform Saras-3D have announced the North American launch of their cutting-edge 3D learning tools for physics, biology, chemistry, and mathematics students grades 9–12 — and a new bundle offer for school districts, the companies said in a news release.

IT Spending to Top $5 Trillion in 2024

IT spending worldwide will grow by 8%, reaching $5.1 trillion in 2024. According to a new report from market research firm Gartner, AI is a contributing factor in that growth, but the impacts of generative AI won't be felt until the following year.

Centegix Debuts Safety Platform Uniting Its Emergency Response Tech Solutions

Incident response technology vendor Centegix has launched a new integrated, cloud-based Safety Platform that unites its various school safety solutions and connects with emergency responder partners, the company said in a news release.

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