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.
At the White House earlier this month, select K–12 students offered their best advice for improving STEM education in the United States.
Currently, 48 of 70 school districts in the Council of the Great City Schools are utilizing the i-Ready program from Curriculum Associates.
Samueli Academy, a public charter high school in California, has implemented virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) technology to let students access computer-aided design software from their Chromebooks.
Follett is looking for K–12 schools and districts with outstanding technology programs to enter the 6th annual Follett Challenge for a chance to win $200,000 in products and services.
Pearson is developing and piloting mixed reality content for use in secondary and postsecondary schools.
Teachers using Pearson Realize, a learning management system (LMS) for K-12, can now access open educational resources from OpenEd through the LMS.
The United States Education Department’s Office of Educational Technology is unveiling a new online tool, the Ed Tech Rapid Cycle Evaluation (RCE) Coach, that’s designed to rapidly evaluate ed tech products and help educators decide whether a product or tool is worth their money.
A program administered by MIT’s School of Engineering and the Lemelson Foundation has selected 15 teams of high schoolers to receive InvenTeam grants for their projects that offer solutions to real-world problems.
A Texas-based education gaming company founded through the LIVE Lab at Texas A&M University unveiled a new game focused on calculus at Educause 2016.
A national coalition of groups oriented toward children and media launched a new campaign Friday to encourage state lawmakers to promote digital citizenship in schools.