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.
More than half of kids aged 3-16 — including a quarter of those aged 3 and 4 — access the Internet at least daily, according to the latest Kids Tech report from FutureSource Consulting.
Worldwide tablet shipments slumped 14.7 percent during the first quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data released Thursday by IDC, a market research firm. Shipments of Apple tablets dropped 18.8 percent in Q1 2016.
Worldwide smartphone shipments leveled off during the first quarter of 2016, marking the smallest year-over-year growth on record, according to preliminary data released today by IDC.
Truenorthlogic has launched a new mobile attendance app that’s designed to save K-12 teachers in professional development time and paperwork.
The two partners will continue to bring interactive STEM workshops to students throughout New England.
The United States Department of Education (ED) has opened the application period for the seventh round of Investing in Innovation (i3) “Development” grants. This will be the last opportunity schools will have to tap into this part of the competitive grant program, which offers up to $3 million for each accepted proposal.
Smart Technologies has introduced the latest version of its Smart kapp iQ display board, this one with software built into the interactive display so that users have no need for an external computer.
Fuel Education (FuelEd) has partnered with LTS Education Systems to integrate LTS's adaptive, game-based supplemental learning system, Stride, into FuelEd's PEAK personalized learning platform.
OnCourse Systems for Education, a provider of web-based tools for education, has introduced a new learning management system for K-12 schools.
Course Hero has launched a new Android app featuring crowdsourced study resources for students.