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.
CollegeFindMe has launched a new web-based platform designed to facilitate the college application and recruitment process for high school students, guidance counselors and college admissions officers.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has launched an initiative to bring high-speed broadband and digital learning opportunities to public schools across the state.
Georgia's Fayette County Public Schools is adopting wireless sensors for use in STEM education across all 26 of its schools in an effort to encourage inquiry-based learning.
The Department of Education launched the Building STEM Teacher Leadership website, in an effort to provide practical information and planning guidance to enhance STEM programs.
Guilford County Schools in North Carolina is implementing a new app for students to track their service learning hours.
For the third year in a row, DoSomething.org and 3M are partnering on Science Sleuth, a game in which young people use SMS text messages to solve a mystery involving math and science skills.
Achieving personalized learning in schools takes good technology programs, suggested a new report from Digital Promise. But it also takes something else: "learner positioning systems."
- By Dian Schaffhauser
More than 46,000 students worldwide are expected to build robots and STEM skills during the FIRST Tech Challenge, “Velocity Vortex,” which kicked off Sept. 10 and continues through 2017.
A Pennsylvania State University research project is exploring the possibility of using 3D printing and interactive technology to teach middle school students about the human brain.
A five-year study from George Washington University, George Mason University and SRI International found 14 traits that exemplary STEM high schools have in common.