K-12 Technology News

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3D Printing, Online Learning Used to Teach Students About the Brain

A Pennsylvania State University research project is exploring the possibility of using 3D printing and interactive technology to teach middle school students about the human brain.

Study Finds 14 Common Traits for Strong STEM Outcomes

A five-year study from George Washington University, George Mason University and SRI International found 14 traits that exemplary STEM high schools have in common.

Clinton Campaign Launches College Cost Calculator

Hillary Clinton’s campaign released an online tool that calculates the cost of college under the presidential candidate’s higher education plans.

Securly Adds Cyberbullying, Self-Harm Prevention Tool

Securly is coming out with a free tool that detects cyberbullying and self-harm messages in Google Email.

Lenovo Updates LanSchool with Expanded Chromebook Support, Faster Screen Sharing

Lenovo has updated its LanSchool Classroom Management tool with expanded Chromebook support and other improvements.

Mojo Networks Unveils Wi-Fi Authentication Tool for Google Apps for Education

Mojo Networks, a provider of secure cloud-managed Wi-Fi for the K-12 education market, has introduced a new network authentication tool designed to make it easier for school IT administrators to control Wi-Fi device connections.

Research: Robots Give Chronically Ill Kids Valuable Social Ties with School

A UC Irvine research project may be the first of its kind to attempt to measure the impact and feasibility of the use of robots to bring homebound students into the classroom when they can't be there physically.

Tennessee District Adopts Ed-Fi Student Data Tracking System

Shelby County Schools in Tennessee will start using Ed-Fi this school year, providing teachers with instant access to students records.

Shutdown of ITT Tech Also Affects Charter Schools

The nationwide shutdown of ITT Technical Institute also caused the company’s public charter schools to close, leaving students and parents unhappily scrambling to figure out what to do next. ITT Tech operated two Early Career Academy charter schools in Tempe, AZ and Troy, MI.

Texas Instruments Introduces Tool to Help Students Learn Coding

Texas Instruments has introduced a new learning tool designed to help students learn more about coding and engineering design.

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