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.
The Arizona Department of Education, in cooperation with the Arizona State Board of Education, has launched a two-year pilot program of a technology-based language development and literacy intervention program for English language learners in kindergarten through grade 6.
Buy versus build is no longer the primary decision school systems have to make in meeting their needs for learning software. A new case study suggests a third alternative: true partnering.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
The New Mexico Public Education Department has selected a partner to provide formative assessments in reading for students in grades K-3.
The learning environment is changing in our schools, and technology is playing a big role. How schools are acquiring their resources can be as affecting as the changes in instructional practices used by teachers.
- By Jeff Mao
On Saturday, June 4, the MIT Lincoln Laboratory held a one-day, hands-on workshop for 40 high school girls to teach them introductory camera physics and technology.
A new action plan from the Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition provides recommendations for policymakers to design a broadband strategy that promotes education, health care and community enrichment.
Code.org will use the donation over the next five years to expand access to computer science education to underrepresented populations.
Worldwide PC shipments declined 5.2 percent in the second quarter of 2016 when compared to the second quarter of 2015, according to preliminary results from technology research firm Gartner. Strong gains in Chrome shipments buoy U.S. market.
Performance Matters has introduced Truenorthlogic Observation, an online system for conducting classroom observations, collecting evidence and sharing feedback.
A new report from two organizations that promote innovation in teaching offers guidance from teachers themselves about how to shift classroom practices in the direction of personalized learning.
- By Dian Schaffhauser