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.
The United States Department of Education (ED) has formally kicked off a new competition designed to encourage the development of virtual and augmented reality concepts for education.
Mount Holly Township Public Schools has adopted Stride, a new, personalized, game-based learning solution from Fuel Education, for the district's elementary school students.
The full version of Minecraft: Education Edition is now available. The latest edition adds new features not seen in the preview release, including a "Classroom Mode."
The State Education Agency Directors of Arts Education (SEADAE) has partnered with Public Consulting Group (PCG) to provide educators with online professional development courses focused on the National Core Arts Standards.
Ed tech developer Klounge has launched a new app that allows educators to create and share lectures from their tablets.
The flipped classroom market in North America is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 35 percent between 2016 and 2020, according to a new report by market research firm Technavio.
The California Charter Schools Association (CCSA) has released a new report that details the best special education practices at 10 model California charter public schools. “Meeting the Needs of Every Student Through Inclusion” offers qualitative data and insights into the best ways to serve students with disabilities, in particular the benefits of cutting-edge technology and inclusive education.
Active Learning Day was the culmination of an effort by several education organizations and the White House to promote student participation in hands-on activities that would help them learn STEM subjects.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
A non-profit that promotes competency-based and blended and online learning in K-12 has begun turning its attention to states, where the coming era in education transformation is expected to play out.
- By Dian Schaffhauser