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.
Things are looking mixed in the worldwide tablet market. Vendors shipped 43 million units in the third quarter of 2016, a year-over-year decline of 14.7 percent, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker.
Ohio Brunswick City Schools has entered a seven-year partnership with Discovery Education, utilizing the company’s Digital Techbooks and Streaming Plus service.
The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) released a statement last week warning of the risks involved in relying too heavily on open educational resources, or OER.
At the White House earlier this month, select K–12 students offered their best advice for improving STEM education in the United States.
Currently, 48 of 70 school districts in the Council of the Great City Schools are utilizing the i-Ready program from Curriculum Associates.
Samueli Academy, a public charter high school in California, has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technology to let students access computer-aided design software from their Chromebooks.
Follett is looking for K–12 schools and districts with outstanding technology programs to enter the 6th annual Follett Challenge for a chance to win $200,000 in products and services.
Pearson is developing and piloting mixed reality content for use in secondary and postsecondary schools.
Teachers using Pearson Realize, a learning management system (LMS) for K-12, can now access open educational resources from OpenEd through the LMS.
A program administered by MIT’s School of Engineering and the Lemelson Foundation has selected 15 teams of high schoolers to receive InvenTeam grants for their projects that offer solutions to real-world problems.