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.

Curriki Debuts New Tools to Help Teachers Find Open Resources

Curriki, a community for creating and sharing open educational resources, has launched three new services designed to give teachers personalized access to curriculum resources through their school websites.

LinkedIn Learning Pulls Lynda.com Videos into Professional Network Site

LinkedIn acquired Lynda.com in spring 2015. LinkedIn itself will soon become part of Microsoft. That acquisition is expected to be finalized by the end of this year.

Epson Launches iProjection App for Chromebooks

Epson today has released its iProjection App for Chromebooks, enabling students and teachers to wirelessly display content from Chromebooks onto Epson Brightlink interactive projectors and most PowerLite projectors.

Aceable Secures $4 Million to Expand Driver’s Ed App

Aceable, an app that teaches teens driving skills, has secured an additional $4 million to expand its presence in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Indiana.

States Strengthen Safeguards to Protect Student Data

A new, summative analysis from the Data Quality Campaign found that student data privacy legislation in 2016 so far has focused on third-party service providers and improving safeguards for how states and districts manage student data.

Online Platform Offers Interactive STEM ‘Experiences’

The National Science and Technology Medals Foundation launched an online platform offering three engaging “experiences,” or activities, that highlight the work of American scientists and technologists.

California District to Save $1.6 Million with Energy Storage

San Diego's Poway Unified School District has installed 6.3 megawatt hours of energy storage in a move that will save it an estimated $1.6 million over the decade-long life of the contract.

ExoTrex Aims to Promote STEM Equity via Gaming

Dig-It! Games has launched episode one of its new game ExoTrex, the first in a planned series of three episodes that aim to educate and motivate students through scientific space adventures.

Flipped Initiative Launches First Certification Track

A new organization dedicated to improving the practices of the flipped classroom has introduced a certification program intended to give teachers and administrators a foundational understanding.

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