K-12 Technology News
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Edsurge is calling on educators from all 50 states to submit stories on personalized learning programs, as part of the 2017 Fifty States Project.
While many 2016 high school graduates are interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors and careers, few of those students are well prepared to succeed in first-year college STEM courses. These findings emerge from the latest edition of ACT’s annual STEM report, “The Condition of STEM 2016,” which was released Thursday.
Instructure has launched a new mobile app for its Canvas learning management system, the Canvas Parent app, designed to give parents or guardians a new tool to more easily monitor their students' progress.
Skyward, a company that offers a student information system and enterprise resource planning platform for schools, has launched Qmlativ, a combined SIS and ERP that the company has described as an education management system.
Britannica has debuted LaunchPacks: Social Studies, a collection of content packs designed to cover the entire K-12 social studies curriculum.
Oregon's Beaver Acres Elementary School has adopted standing desks in an effort to improve student health and redirect student focus.
Des Moines Public Schools in Iowa have installed more than 2,100 Epson BrightLink 595Wi interactive projectors across its 65 schools over the past year.
Contents include a database of 900 Supreme Court cases dealing with First Amendment issues, which will expand as the court continues taking case.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
OnCourse Systems for Education, a provider of cloud-based technologies for schools, is partnering with New Jersey's Hopewell Valley Regional School District (HVRSD) to unify platforms and digital products in one place.