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.


Idaho School Gets Grant to Boost K5 Math Learning

An elementary school in Idaho will be ramping up its use of mathematics curriculum from Origo Education after receiving a grant from the company, accompanied by a matching grant from its parent-teacher association.

IBM, Blackboard Team up on Infrastructure Management, Cognitive Solutions

Blackboard and IBM have entered a partnership that will see the latter managing the ed tech company's datacenters and cloud infrastructure.

Chromebook Bundle Handles Web Filtering and Class Controls

Educators overseeing Chromebook programs have a new tool to help them manage those devices.

Dremel Names Idea Ambassadors

Dremel has selected 10 K-12 educators as Dremel Idea Builder Ambassadors for the 2016-17 school year.

New York U Program to Give Teachers STEM Industry Experience

STEM teachers will receive a dose of work outside of the classroom as part of a New York University program intended to help them understand how to inject real-world projects into their lessons.

Extreme Makeover School Edition

Since technology is allowing the paradigm to shift from instructor-centered learning to student-centered learning, the design of the classroom is in flux as well. So what should the learning space of the 21st century look like?

San Diego Supercomputer Center's High School Mentor Program Enters Second Year

The San Diego Supercomputer Center has concluded the first year of its Mentor Assistance Program (MAP) and is preparing to launch the second year.

itslearning Reveals Personalized LMS

The Norway-based company is launching a new, more personalized learning management platform.

Nonprofit Launches K–12 Edtech Privacy Evaluation Platform

The new platform from Common Sense tests the privacy of commonly used apps used in classrooms.

Software, Classroom Management Top Interests Among Teachers for Online Professional Learning

According to a new survey, educators typically take advantage of online professional learning (PL) opportunities because they are personally interested in finding out more about subjects; they're most interested in learning about software and digital resources and classroom management; and they're more likely to take advantage if they've been teaching for less than 20 years.

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