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.


App Allows Teachers to Control Classroom Presentations from Mobile Devices

With Reflector Director, educators can step away from their computers and control what's shown from an Apple iPad or iPhone.

Cypress Fairbanks ISD Upgrades Wireless for BYOD

Cypress Fairbanks Independent School District in Houston, TX has replaced its wireless infrastructure with a new 802.11ac system to support a bring-your-own-device policy for students, faculty, staff and guests.

Penn State Launches Online Master's in Special Ed

Penn State has launched an online master's in education program aimed at working teachers.

BenQ Intros 4 New Signage Displays

BenQ has introduced four new digital signage display models for education that can make viewing more comfortable and offer more mobile sharing capabilities.

Report: Low Impact 'Distractors' Weakening Ed

Forget about longer school days; forget about performance pay; forget about smaller class sizes, teacher professional development, or — gasp! — technology as a magic potion. According to an Australian education expert, these are all distractors that have only incremental impact on student learning.

MIT Partners with Woodrow Wilson Foundation To Remake Educator Prep

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Office of Digital Learning has partnered with the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation on an initiative designed to support teachers in the use of digital learning tools and environments.

Echo360, Instructure Extend Partnership for Improved Analytics, Course Creation

Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Bretford Unveils Charging Lockers

Bretford has launched a line of powered lockers for securely storing individual laptops, tablets and phones.

Trident Case Launches Free Case Contest for Schools

To enter to win up to 30 TechJacket cases for laptops and Chromebooks, a teacher, administrator or other school staff member must submit an original essay that answers the question, 'What makes your school unique and how would Trident TechJackets for your classroom help your school?'

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