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.
Second Avenue Learning, in partnership with iCivics, is offering a special promotion on its Voters Ed program.
- By John K. Waters
A UCB research team will be using a second grant from the Institute of Education Sciences to expand on prior research that created online assessments for Next Generation Science Standards.
Waterford Graded School District in Wisconsin is updating its 1-to-1 Chromebook initiative for students in grades 3-8.
VitalSource Technologies, Ingram Content Group’s education technology division, has collaborated with Cerego to launch Bookshelf GPS, a customizable learning platform that combines the best of VitalSource’s Bookshelf platform with Cerego’s personalized learning technology.
The newest course added to the Social Science Techbook promotes inquiry-based learning and incorporates interactive content, exclusive videos and more.
Zaniac, a national, after-school STEM franchise that utilizes robotics, Minecraft, 3D printing and computer programming, will debut its first Kentucky campus this fall in Louisville.
Two new kits from REcharge Labs encourage students explore solar power by conducting hands-on experiments.
A new integration will simplify the interoperability of various functions between Microsoft Office 365 and Canvas from Instructure.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Instructure and Intellify have partnered in an effort to provide more data-driven insights into student learning and achievement.