K-12 Technology News

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Literacy Program Links Student Books to ELA Standards

A new literacy program aims to help teachers and students in grades 2-5 meet evolving state standards for English language arts (ELA) instruction.

STEM Learning Kits with Arduino Sensors Now Free for Teachers

The kit (typically priced at $150) includes an Arduino sensor board, which lets students conduct basic coding experiments and collect data through small, commercial satellites.

Servers Up in Most Recent Quarter

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) continued to lead the market despite slipping in both revenue and market share.

Homework Game Changer Kahoot! Launches Mobile App

Kahoot! has launched its mobile app for iOS and Android that is designed to make homework fun and more social for students.

Wonder Workshop Launches Latest Robotics Competition

Wonder Workshop, provider of classroom robots Dash and Dot, has launched the 2017-2018 Wonder League Robotics Competition.

Non-Profit Seeks Classrooms for Gaming Pilot

Non-profit education research group LRNG-GlassLab is seeking teachers in grades 5-11 interested in trying a follow-up to GlassLab's collaboration game, Deep Sea Crisis, as part of research project.

Khan Academy Launches 6-Week Challenge

Khan Academy has launched LearnStorm, a free six-week challenge designed to help students in grades 3-12 combat summer learning loss.

HP Debuts New Ruggedized Notebook for Classroom Use

The HP Stream 11 Pro G4 Education Edition notebook features a rugged design with co-molded rubber and a unique impact-dispersion pattern designed to protect the hinges along with a spill-resistant keyboard and an optional "always-on" case.

Visible Body Debuts Augmented Reality Anatomy App for iOS

Visible Body, producer of human anatomy apps, has added augmented reality functionality to its Human Anatomy Atlas app.

IBM Rolls Out Free AI Tool for Math Teachers

Teacher Advisor with Watson 1.0 uses artificial intelligence from Watson, IBM's Jeopardy!-playing robot, now trained by math experts with feedback from more than 1,000 math teachers, to help K-5 teachers with targeted math resources for their students.

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