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.


ThingLink Debuts VR Content App for Schools

ThingLink has debuted a new virtual reality content app, VR lessons, designed for teachers, parents and students in elementary school.

10 Shmoop Courses Earn A-G Approval

Ten online courses from digital publisher Shmoop have recently earned a-g approval from the University of California, bringing the total number of a-g courses offered by the company to 20.

Report: Parents Overestimate Children's Academic Achievement, Need Tools To Guide their Education

Most parents want their children to go to college, and most also believe their child is performing at or above grade level, but their beliefs about their children's academic achievement doesn't reflect national assessment data, according to a new report from Learning Heroes.

Lincoln High School, Portland State U Partner on CyberPatriot Summer Camp

Educators and students from Portland State University Department of Computer Science and the Lincoln High School Coding Club in Portland, OR have teamed up with industry professionals to organize the Portland CyberPatriot Camp, which will take place at Lincoln High from July 18 to 22.

Moodle 3.0 Available for Android and iOS

Moodle has released its 3.0 version for Android and iOS. The free app is now available on Google Play and in the App Store, and will allow users to browse wiki pages.

New Mobile App Aims To Hone K-12 Math Skills

A new mobile-based electronic game system has been launched to introduce critical math skills to children.

Learning.com Adds Computational Thinking to Digital Literacy Curriculum

Learning.com has updated its EasyTech digital literacy curriculum to include a new unit on computational thinking.

Edgenuity Offers Free National Dropout Prevention Network Memberships

Edgenuity has partnered with the National Dropout Prevention Network in an effort to help increase graduation rates across the country.

Kindergarten Readiness: States Solid on Math, Reading but Lag on Approaches to Learning

A comprehensive analysis of kindergarten readiness standards across all 50 states revealed that while states fare well in general on assessing readiness, they lag in one important domain: approaches to learning.

Xirrus Adds Google Integration for Streamlined Authentication

Xirrus EasyPass enables single sign-on WiFi access with Google credentials.

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