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.


Amazon Jumps into Digital Ed Resource Business; Starts with OER

Amazon has expanded its footing in the education arena with a new service that allows teachers to search for, curate, share, review and access digital resources for use in the classroom.

ISTE Works with Microsoft to Help Schools Adopt Technology for Learning

The International Society for Technology in Education and Microsoft are teaming up on several programs intended to help schools and educators prepare for the use of technology in education.

Dell Launches 3 Interactive Display Products and Collaboration Software

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

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.

'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.

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.

Skyward Unveils New Mobile App

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

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.

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