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.
Students studying science, technology, engineering and math subjects now have a new resource to turn to for news of the latest discoveries in fields that interest them.
Common Sense Graphite and KQED MindShift have partnered to launch the "Tech Tool Tourney," a bracket-style competition designed to select teachers' favorite learning games from among 64 entrants.
Connected Science Learning, an online journal, will focus on effective programs, practices and partnerships in STEM education.
A school district in the Central Valley of California is gradually working its way toward a district-wide 1-to-1 program.
A Virginia teacher uses video conferencing to share the personal story of his parents with middle school students on multiple campuses.
The University of Illinois is expanding a mentorship program, Tech Wizards, designed to teach local students aged 8-17 about STEM topics.
Turnitin Revision Assistant has added new prompts designed to help students prepare for the Advanced Placement World History and English Language and Composition exams.
OverDrive, a company that provides an e-book and audiobook platform for schools, has launched K-5 QuickStart, a collection of 200 e-books designed to help encourage reading among students in elementary school.
Educational technology can help students develop social and emotional learning skills such as collaboration, communication and problem solving, which are critical factors for success in the 21st century job market, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum, prepared in collaboration with The Boston Consulting Group.
Detachable tablets will nearly quadruple, as a share of the tablet market, from 8 percent to 30 percent in 2020, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.