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.


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.

New Device Can Turn a TV Into a Whiteboard

Incorporating touch technology, a new device can turn any flat-screen television or monitor into an interactive whiteboard.

Edsby Intros Learning Analytics

Edsby, a cloud-based engagement and data aggregation for K-12 school districts, has introduced real-time learning analytics.

Samsung, Pearson Partner on Literacy Lab

Samsung and Pearson have partnered to offer the Samsung Literacy Lab, which combines Samsung Chromebooks or tablets with Pearson's iLit literacy program and a one-day professional development program.

ISTE Formally Unveils New Standards for Students

The International Society for Technology in Education has unveiled new ISTE Standards for Students this week at its annual conference.

Pearson Launches aimswebPlus, Schoolnet 18

Pearson has introduced aimswebPlus, a formative assessment, data management and reporting system for grades K-8.

SIS/LMS Firm Augments Integration with Google Classroom

An education technology company that supplements Google's toolset for teachers and students has expanded its integration with the larger company's school software.

Edgenuity Introduces New Online Gradebook

Edgenuity, which provides digital content to school districts, has created a new teacher Gradebook designed to help teachers better monitor student engagement, progress and achievement in real time.

IXL Launches Science Social Studies Curricula for Elementary Students

IXL Learning has expanded the list of subjects covered by its Web-based program that allows students to work at their own pace in personalized and blended learning environments.

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