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.
Invincea has released Invincea Research Edition, a malware discovery and analysis solution for the data forensics and incident response (DF/IR) community, which the company is offering for free to DF/IR professionals.
Schoology, Blackboard, ClassLink and around 30 other education companies recently took home awards in the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) 2014 CODiE awards, honoring education software in categories like Best Classroom Management Solution and Best Project-Centered Learning Solution.
- By Stephen Noonoo
Gale has updated its Kids InfoBits database with an improved interface and navigation, updated content and new tools.
Netgear has added the new ProSafe WC7600 wireless controller and ProSafe WN370 wall mount access point with power over Ethernet (PoE) to its line of ProSafe products for schools.
Presented by THE Journal and ISTE in honor of the magazine’s founding editor, this award recognizes a school system for innovation in the equitable and widespread application of educational technology.
- By Christopher Piehler
Phoenix Union High School District has replaced its existing classroom projectors with 1,480 bulb-less units in an effort to improve efficiency.
Districts building up their blended and online programs are ramping up their use of Desire2Learn products to provide learning environments for students, educators and staff. The company recently announced that five K-12 customers have expanded their use of its learning management system with the adoption of additional modules or new practices.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Nogales Unified School District #1 in Arizona has completed the implementation of a 100 percent fiber optic network for high speed Internet access and data, video and voice over IP transport.
The United States Department of Energy and the National Science Teachers Association have chosen the winners of the America's Home Energy Education Challenge.
Carvechi Technology has launched a cloud-based collaboration platform, Collaboratory, featuring content sharing, digital whiteboards and voice over Internet protocol.