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.
The PD Learning Network, which provides online professional development to K-12 educators, is partnering with 3D printer maker Dremel to provide both training and certification of completion to teachers who want to become proficient in the technology.
Two companies focused on education technology are teaming up to help kickstart more new companies into the category.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Skyward, which supplies administrative software to school districts, has introduced four significant improvements to its mobile app.
PowerSchool has updated its learning management system, PowerSchool Learning, to improve its single sign-on integration with Google Apps for Education.
Workbench, which until recently was known as CWIST, has partnered with two more education-related companies to create online communities known as "workbenches."
BrainPOP, a provider of digital educational content, has partnered with educational gaming company, Second Avenue Learning, to offer a free trial version of Voters Ed.
Age of Learning has launched ABCmouse for Schools, a digital learning resources for grades preK-2, at this week's ISTE conference.
Incorporating touch technology, a new device can turn any flat-screen television or monitor into an interactive whiteboard.
Edsby, a cloud-based engagement and data aggregation for K-12 school districts, has introduced real-time learning analytics.
Kajeet, a company that provides mobile Internet connectivity for students, has launched a new website to help school districts identify funding sources to help close the homework gap.