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.


How a Pen Tablet Offers Teachers More Freedom in a Digital Classroom: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

Wacom technology provider brought its education pen tablets and pen displays to ISTE Live 2022 and illustrated how its wireless pen tablets make teaching in a digital classroom easier and allow educators to mark up documents shown on a screen while they move around a classroom.

When Schools Use Online STEM Programs, Everyone Wins

A technology teacher from New York explains how the online STEM instruction platform CoderZ is an accessible method of teaching coding and helps him introduce students to some of the realities of working in IT and prepares his students for success in the workplace.

How ParentSquare Simplifies & Improves Parent-Teacher Communications: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with ParentSquare Chief Strategy Officer Chad Stevens, who explains what ParentSquare does and how it simplifies and improves parent-teacher communications.

How to Start Teaching Coding with No Experience & No Equipment: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

From ISTE Live 2022 this week in New Orleans, Ashlynn Schindler-Kota introduces THE Journal readers to CoderZ’s game-based coding education platform that teaches kids ages 8+ coding, STEM, computer science, and critical life skills — and why even teachers with no computer science experience can teach coding using CoderZ.

MMSD Deploying Digital ELA Curriculum to 31 Schools

Wisconsin's second-largest school district, Madison Metropolitan School District, will deploy a an early literacy solution that combines EL Education's K-5 Education Language Arts Curriculum, Kiddom 's digital learning platform and tools from Open Up Resources. The combined solution is being rolled out to the district's 31 elementary schools.

Watch a Demo of BrightLink 735fi with GoBoard Collaborative Software: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

Epson Product Manager Tom Piche at ISTE Live 2022 gave THE Journal readers a quick demo of Epson’s BrightLink 735fi interactive display with BrightLink GoBoard collaborative software that makes the whiteboard’s interactive content also interactive in real-time on students’ devices.

Watch a Quick Demo of Promethean's New ActivPanel 9 Display: Ed Tech Chat at ISTE Live 2022

Watch a thorough 4-minute overview of Promethean's new ActivPanel 9 Interactive Display for Education, unveiled on June 27 at ISTE Live 2022 in New Orleans in this video demo live from the expo hall.

See a Quick Introduction to AVerMedia's Audio Solutions for Classrooms: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with AVerMedia's Jacky Chen, who offers a quick overview of AVerMedia's top-selling audio solutions and equipment built for K–12 classrooms.

Abbas Manjee Explains Kiddom’s New Lesson Launch Feature: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with Kiddom Co-Founder & Chief Academic Officer Abbas Manjee: how the platform's new Lesson Launch feature for synchronous instruction turns Kiddom into a "complete command center" for K–12 teachers, helping maximize student-teacher interaction in class.

Intro to FEV Tutor's Platform & the Latest Research on Impact: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with FEV Tutor's Daniel Hebert, with a quick overview of the FEV Tutor platform and the latest research showing the impact that 1:1 high-impact tutoring is having on student outcomes.

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