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.


Cricket Media Debuts E-Mentoring Program

Cricket Media has introduced CricketTogether, an e-mentoring platform connecting students with carefully screened adult role models.

ISTE Participants Respond to Spike in Fake News Websites

In today’s Wild West media environment of falsehoods and competing claims, how can students separate fact from fiction and judge the credibility of online information for themselves? That was one of the key questions addressed during the ISTE conference in San Antonio this week.

Extreme Management Center Adds Improved Onboarding, Security

Extreme Networks has updated its network management tool, Extreme Management Center (EMC), with new tools designed to improve onboarding and security.

Parrot Education Expands Drone Program Worldwide

The program supports the adoption of unmanned aerial vehicles (also known as drones) in classrooms, labs and field work.

Hitachi Introduces 3 Interactive Flat Panel Displays for Collaboration

Three new interactive flat panels from Hitachi America offer full HD capabilities in 65-inch, 75-inch and 86-inch models.

CodeMonkey Launches Game Builder Platform to Help Students Become Creators

CodeMonkey, a game-based learning platform that can teach kids to code, has launched the Game Builder platform, which enables students to build and design their own online games.

Renaissance Launches Personalized Learning and Asssessment Platform

Renaissance is launching Renaissance Flow 360, a personalized learning platform, this week at ISTE.

MakerBot Intros 3D Print Manager for Schools, Educator Guidebook

This week at the ISTE (International Society for Technology in Education) conference in San Antonio, TX, 3D printer company MakerBot launched a new cloud-based platform for educators, My MakerBot, and the MakerBot Educators Guidebook.

SchoolMessenger App Adds Attendance and Student Data Options

West Corp., the maker of SchoolMessenger software suite, has released a new mobile and web app designed to streamline communication between school and home. It replaces the previous InfoCenter app, while adding functionality.

Survey: 87 Percent of E-rate Applicants Say Funding Vital to Connectivity Goals

Nearly nine in 10 (87 percent) of E-rate applicants say E-rate funds are vital to their internet connectivity goals, according to the initial findings of Funds For Learning's seventh-annual survey.

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