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.


Lexicon Technologies Debuts K–12 IT Help Desk Platform at ISTE 2017

Lexicon Technologies is demoing a new IT help desk platform called Incident IQ at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference. Unlike enterprise help desk products, Incident IQ is specifically architected to support IT staff in K–12 education.

Lightspeed Launches Classroom Instruction Platform, Undergoes Rebrand

Ahead of the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference next week (June 25-28) in San Antonio, TX, Lightspeed this week revealed a new logo, corporate identity and brand new audio and video product line focused on improving classroom instruction and collaboration.

Epson to Showcase New Ultra Short-Throw Laser Displays at ISTE 2017

Epson will be demoing two ultra short-throw laser displays designed for K–12 education at the annual ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference taking place next week, June 25-28, in San Antonio, TX.

A3 Education Hosts IoT Summer Class with Acer

A3 Education, an education management and consulting company of 15 California schools, partnered with Acer America to launch a free, online class this summer that equips students with programming skills to design and build Internet of things (IoT) devices.

AeroHive Rolls Out On-Premises WiFi and Switch Management Solution

Aerohive Networks, a mobility and cloud networking solutions company, this week rolled out a new unified network management system capable of managing thousands of devices.

OpenEd Reveals New Science, Spanish, ELL Resources

OpenEd, an online library of standards-aligned educational assessments, homework and more resources for K–12 teachers, will be showcasing its platform at the ISTE (International Society for Education in Technology) conference taking place next week, June 25-28 in San Antonio, TX.

Apple Stores to Host Free Summer Camps for Kids

Apple is inviting kids ages 6-12 to visit its retail stores this summer to learn to code, draw, edit videos and more on Mac computers at no cost.

Led by Watches, Wearables Market to Nearly Double by 2021

According to the latest forecast from International Data Corp., the worldwide wearables market will increase 20.4 percent this year compared to 2016, and nearly double by 2021 — reaching a total of 240.1 million units shipped that year.

Nureva Adds Screen Sharing to Span Classroom Collaboration Software

Nureva, a collaboration solutions company, had added screen sharing capabilities within its Span collaboration system designed for classrooms, ahead of the ISTE 2017 conference.

Report: Google Gaining in U.S. Classrooms, Apple's iOS Slipping

Google is gaining a stronghold in United States classrooms, with Chrome OS expanding its presence on school computers, while Apple’s iOS has been on the decline since the first quarter of 2015 among students and teachers. These are some of the findings in Kahoot!’s first-ever EdTrends Report.

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