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.


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.

GoGuardian Offers Early Access to Chromebook Management Tool

GoGuardian, a company that develops digital learning software, has developed a new tool designed to help educators manage large numbers of Chromebooks.

Ramsey School District Upgrades to Private Fiber Network

Ramsey School District in New Jersey has upgraded to a 100 percent fiber network to support several bandwidth-intensive education initiatives.

Amazon Wins $30 Million Contract to Sell E-Books to NYC Schools

Amazon.com has won a $30 million contract to sell e-books to New York City public schools. With the option to extend the contract for two more years, the deal could be worth more than twice the price.

New Report Critical of Virtual and Blended Schools

A new national report finds that participation in online and blended learning schools is increasing, despite evidence that students are struggling in them and performance outcomes are below traditional public schools.

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