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.
Nuevo, CA-based Nuview Union School District is launching a sustainability program guaranteed to save more than $7 million in its first 20 years.
“CCSS & Severe Cognitive Disabilities” will take place Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 5 p.m. Pacific time.
- By Christopher Piehler
Mimio has released an update to its interactive classroom suite, MimioStudio, that allows educators to connect up to three mobile devices in their classrooms for free.
On the heels of the release of Moodle 2.7, new versions of older Moodle branches have received maintenance updates to address bugs and security vulnerabilities.
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has inked a deal to gain online access to research databases and an e-book collection for every public school library in the state.
To help keep students’ skills sharp during the summer, a new math initiative is offering free access to a cloud-based secondary math curriculum to summer school programs across the country.
- By Stephen Noonoo
DreamBox Learning has launched a new middle school math curriculum for students in grades 6-8.
Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.
The State Educational Technology Directors Association has launched a new Web site, The Guide to Technology Requirements, designed to help K-12 leaders understand requirements for online assessments.
The University of Southern California's Rossier School Education has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.
- By Dian Schaffhauser