K-12 Technology News

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Dell Launches 3 Interactive Display Products and Collaboration Software

Dell has introduced three new interactive display products and new classroom collaboration software.

'Flipped' Pioneer Launches Global Initiative to Spread the Practice

When chemistry teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams first began recording videos of their lectures and having students watch them before they came into science class, little did they know they'd be starting a new instructional practice that has become known around the world as "flipping" the class. Now Bergmann has launched an international organization dedicated to the topic.

3D Printer Maker, PD Provider Partner on Training, Microbadging

The PD Learning Network, which provides online professional development to K-12 educators, is partnering with 3D printer maker Dremel to provide both training and certification of completion to teachers who want to become proficient in the technology.

Skyward Unveils New Mobile App

Skyward, which supplies administrative software to school districts, has introduced four significant improvements to its mobile app.

Blackboard Partners with Dreamit to Speed Ed Tech Startups

Two companies focused on education technology are teaming up to help kickstart more new companies into the category.

PowerSchool Enhances Google Apps Integration

PowerSchool has updated its learning management system, PowerSchool Learning, to improve its single sign-on integration with Google Apps for Education.

Workbench Partners With 2 STEM Curriculum and Content Providers

Workbench, which until recently was known as CWIST, has partnered with two more education-related companies to create online communities known as "workbenches."

BrainPOP Offers Free Trial Version of Voters Ed

BrainPOP, a provider of digital educational content, has partnered with educational gaming company, Second Avenue Learning, to offer a free trial version of Voters Ed.

Age of Learning Debuts Elementary School Resources

Age of Learning has launched ABCmouse for Schools, a digital learning resources for grades preK-2, at this week's ISTE conference.

Kajeet Debuts Homework Gap Funding Site

Kajeet, a company that provides mobile Internet connectivity for students, has launched a new website to help school districts identify funding sources to help close the homework gap.

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