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.
Four school districts in the San Jose area are implementing a professional development program designed to help middle school science teachers gain confidence with hands-on learning experiences in science classrooms.
Eastern Michigan University recently brought girls from local middle schools to campus in an effort to inspire interest in academic and professional careers in technology as part of its "Digital Divas" program.
Twenty organizations focused on education have pledged to collectively donate $620 million over the course of five years to improve expanded learning opportunities for students in grades 5-8.
Time Warner Cable Business Class has partnered with i-SAFE Ventures with the goal of making it easier for E-Rate schools to comply with the Children's Internet Protection Act.
BloomBoard will provide the technology platform for the micro-credentials that Digital Promise will identify and curate.
An organization that focuses on "student-centered learning" has issued two briefing papers to advise federal and state policymakers on areas of regulation that it believes are holding back personalized learning in K-12.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A National Science Foundation grant will allow researchers at North Carolina State University to study how digital learning programs can best benefit students.
Kuato Studios has introduced Code Warriors, a 3D action game that calls on players to hone their coding skills.
The creator of the Stepping Stones software will give districts $100,000 in a competitive process to help with their math instruction.
zSpace, a company that provides virtual reality tools for education, has expanded its software offerings.