K-12 Technology News

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Edgenuity Introduces New Online Gradebook

Edgenuity, which provides digital content to school districts, has created a new teacher Gradebook designed to help teachers better monitor student engagement, progress and achievement in real time.

Google Expeditions in Full Rollout, iOS Version to Follow

Google has formally rolled out the full release version of Google Expeditions, the company's virtual reality system for education that's built on top of Google Cardboard.

Oregon District Adds Online Registration System

The Beaverton School District near Portland, OR has added a new online registration component to its student information system.

Brydge Showcases Education Solutions for Optimizing iPads

The keyboard manufacturer aims to bring its keyboards to schools with existing iPad programs, saving schools the cost of converting to expensive laptop programs.

Achieve3000 Unveils Nonfiction Blended Learning Literacy Solutions

The New Jersey-based company announced new updates to its blended learning products.

Lit Fiber Leads Latest E-rate Funding Requests

Right now the biggest area for category one funding requests in the E-rate program is for lit fiber — major bandwidth connectivity. That line item in applications for the 2016 funding year totals $1.3 billion in pre-discount dollars, a request that trounces every other type of category one service included on applications by at least a factor of five-to-one.

Ideaphora Secures BrainPOP Investment for Concept Mapping Tool

The company will use the new funding for product development and sales support of its subscription-based concept mapping tool that will launch this summer.

Google Cast for Education Allows Students, Teachers to Share the Projector

Google this week is launching Cast, which allows users to share access to a classroom projector wirelessly even when they might be on different networks — without any additional device.

OpenEd Announces New Partnerships and ACT Exam Content

New content on OpenEd includes curated, in-class assessments, recommended learning resources and lesson plans that support students preparing for the ACT exam.

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