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.
Rift has arrived. Oculus announced in a blog that it had begun shipping its virtual reality (VR) headset first to those who invested in its idea through Kickstarter. Next, pre-ordered Rifts will ship out, starting "mid-week."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Oakland Schools Technical Campus Northeast in Pontiac, MI has been awarded an Afinia H800 3D printer to help promote student interest in the manufacturing industry and manufacturing careers.
The Rochester Institute of Technology will host week-long summer camps focused on science, technology, engineering and math for students entering grades 7-9.
ACT and CollegeWeekLive have partnered to integrate the latter's chat application directly with ACT Profile to allow students to chat with college admissions representatives while researching schools.
eThink Education, a provider of technology management services for the open source Moodle learning management system, has integrated its eThink Moodle product with the EDC Technology's CampusAnyware student information system.
The Texas Education Agency has extended an agreement with a software provider to make a digital math resource available to all public and open-enrollment charter school students across the state through December of 2017.
New York's Monroe College will host the Tech Challenge for area high school students next month in an effort to encourage young people who are underrepresented in IT fields to consider careers in technology.
The Pleasant Valley School District has teamed with a private partner to ease student registration and human resources onboarding.
ReadSpeaker has partnered with Blackboard to make its text-to-speech technology more available to students around the world.
Explain Everything has updated the Explain Everything Collaborative Whiteboard, an iOS app designed specifically for use in education.