The Latest in Education Technology

  • Americans Don't Trust Institutions to Protect Data

    Nearly half of Americans (49 percent) said they feel their personal data is less secure than it has been in the past.

  • AP Exam Pass Rates Rise Even as Participation Doubles

    The number of public high school students taking at least one AP exam has doubled over the last decade, from 645,000 in 2006 to 1.1 million in 2016. The pass rate (those high school students who have scored 3 or higher) has also gone up, from 14 percent in 2006 to almost 22 percent in 2016.

  • Anthony Johnson Brings 'Johnsonville' to Life

    Great things can come from humble beginnings. Anthony Johnson, a former high school dropout, is a teacher of the year winner in his school district and the southwest region of North Carolina. He is also a finalist for state teacher of the year. At Isenberg Elementary School in Salisbury, NC, he has transformed his science and social studies classrooms into “Johnsonville,” a world where each student must find a job, pay the bills, pay mortgage and taxes, and learn by doing projects.

  • Grants & Upcoming Events (Week of Feb. 20, 2017)

Classroom Technology

  • Casio Releases New Projectors

    Casio America, Inc. is releasing three new projectors: the new 4K, ultra HD, 5,000-lumen, lamp-free XJ-L8300HN, due in June, and the XJ-UT351W and the XJ-UT351WN ultra-short-throw projectors, available this month.

  • Elementary School Deploys Classroom Mics to Boost Confidence of Students

    A Southern California school has added technology that enhances "audio clarity" in its classrooms. New River Elementary School in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has implemented microphones that hang around the necks of teachers and students to amplify their voices through a flat panel speaker.

  • Acer Launches Extreme Classroom Tech Makeover Program for K–12

    Acer America has begun accepting entries for its Acer Extreme Classroom Tech Makeover program that gives educators at K–12 schools in the United States the opportunity to transform their classroom with technology. Acer will be awarding one classroom a set of Acer Switch Alpha 12 two-in-one notebooks, valued at $20,000.

  • Denton ISD Intros Custom Mobile Device Charging Stations

    At this year's TCEA convention, Denton Independent School District in Texas unveiled its custom-made charging cabinet that can store, charge and deploy up to 20,000 devices in the school district.

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