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.


New Online Education Marketplace To Launch in Early 2016

Noodle Markets officials said the new online marketplace will make it easier for buyers and sellers to connect.

Panopto Adds Mac OS Support, Mobile Recording Controls

A company that provides video recording and sharing software is updating its flagship service.

Nonfiction Reading Improved but Still Short of College Readiness Levels

The amount of non-fiction read by students in grades 1-12 has steadily increased since the adoption of new learning standards introduced in the Common Core. Yet students — especially those in high school — don't read to the level of difficulty they should and fall "far short" of what may be required for college and career preparedness.

Rochester Institute of Tech's Women in Computing To Share Coding Experiences with High School Students

Four members of the Rochester Institute of Technology Women in Computing group will encourage middle and high school girls in events held during Computer Science Education Week.

Mooresville District Adopts Competency Based Assessment Platform

MasteryConnect’s cloud-based platform will allow teachers in the North Carolina district to evaluate academic progress of each student in real time.

Report: Apple Device Adoption Increasing in K-12 Education

Adoption of Mac and iPad devices is increasing in K-12 education, driven primarily by the app ecosystem and user preference, according to a new report.

Sprint Provides Free Broadband for Students in Illinois

Sprint has committed to offer free high speed Internet service to students in several Illinois public school districts.

NEC Debuts Large Display for Collaboration

With NEC’s new MultiSync E705-DNT display, up to 19 participants and a leader can present content simultaneously using any device they want.

State Policies on Teacher Effectiveness Show Incremental Improvements

If states were students, they'd barely be passing their classes on teacher policies, according to a new report from the National Council on Teacher Quality.

Snowy Peaks High School Launches Blended Learning Program

Snowy Peaks High School in Frisco, CO, has introduced a new blended learning program, which lets students access personalized online learning from home or school in addition to participating in face-to-face instruction and group work.

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