K-12 Technology News

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Florida Students Wrap Up School Year With STEM Projects

More than 200 middle-school students in Sarasota County, FL wrapped up their school year by designing drinkware, developing a space capsule prototype and vying against teams in a robot competition.

El Paso District Adopts Personalized Learning

One of the largest school systems in Texas is implementing a district-wide personalized learning program.

Curriculum Associates Adds Close Reading Lessons for Grades 3-5

Curriculum Associates has updated its online i-Ready Diagnostic & Instruction program with new close reading lessons for students in grades 3-5.

SETDA Names Emerging Private Sector Partners

The State Educational Technology Directors Association (SETDA) has selected nine emerging private sector partners to highlight at its upcoming Emerging Technologies Forum June 26 in Philadelphia.

STEM Funders Network Launches STEM Ecosystem Initiative

The STEM Funders Network has launched a new initiative designed to help create communities of practice supporting science, technology, engineering and math.

Report: Latest Word on Optimal Length for Education Videos

While video usage is growing in the classroom, it's far from pervasive, according to a new survey from Kaltura.

Report: Disinvestment by States Jeopardizes Equal Education Opportunities

Even as a new report from the Education Law Center (ELC) documents wide disparity in state education funding, the ELC and the Leadership Conference Education Fund have released a new report that illustrates how a lack of resources can create "vastly unequal education opportunities," even among students from within the same state.

U California Davis To Help Struggling Readers with $3.5 Million Grant

The education school at the University of California Davis has won a $3.5 million grant to deliver instruction to students who are struggling with early reading in 100 first-grade classrooms.

FlipCon Offers Wide-Ranging Sessions on the Flipped Classroom

Hosted by the Flipped Learning Network, the conference will take place online and in person at Michigan State University, and will includes sessions for those who are new to flipped learning, as well as those who are more experienced, doing research on the practice and seeking tools and skills.

Ricoh Debuts Interactive Whiteboard for Multiuser Collaboration

Ricoh’s new Interactive Whiteboard D5510 offers a number of improvements over its previous model.

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