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.


Intro to FEV Tutor's Platform & the Latest Research on Impact: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with FEV Tutor's Daniel Hebert, with a quick overview of the FEV Tutor platform and the latest research showing the impact that 1:1 high-impact tutoring is having on student outcomes.

Abbas Manjee Explains Kiddom’s New Lesson Launch Feature: Ed Tech Chat from ISTE Live 2022

THE Journal's ISTELive2022 ed tech chat with Kiddom Co-Founder & Chief Academic Officer Abbas Manjee: how the platform's new Lesson Launch feature for synchronous instruction turns Kiddom into a "complete command center" for K–12 teachers, helping maximize student-teacher interaction in class.

Watch a Quick Demo of Promethean's New ActivPanel 9 Display: Ed Tech Chat at ISTE Live 2022

Watch a thorough 4-minute overview of Promethean's new ActivPanel 9 Interactive Display for Education, unveiled on June 27 at ISTE Live 2022 in New Orleans in this video demo live from the expo hall.

MMSD Deploying Digital ELA Curriculum to 31 Schools

Wisconsin's second-largest school district, Madison Metropolitan School District, will deploy a an early literacy solution that combines EL Education's K-5 Education Language Arts Curriculum, Kiddom 's digital learning platform and tools from Open Up Resources. The combined solution is being rolled out to the district's 31 elementary schools.

Turnitin Draft Coach Adds Support for Microsoft Word on the Web

At the ISTELive 22 conference, taking place in New Orleans this week, Turnitin announced that its Turnitin Draft Coach now integrates with Microsoft Word on the Web. It was previously available only for Google Docs.

McGraw Hill, Verizon Launch Free Augmented Reality App for K–12

McGraw Hill and Verizon this week launched a new, free app for K–12 to bring augmented reality to the classroom.

Learning Without Tears Launches K–3 Supplemental Phonics Program

Education developer Learning Without Tears has launched Phonics, Reading, and Me, a supplemental reading program for students in grades K–3. The news was announced today at the ISTELive 22 conference taking place this week in New Orleans.

Pear Deck to Offer EiE-Developed STEM Lessons

Pear Deck has announced a collaboration with EiE to offer STEM-focused lessons for K–12. The news was announced today at the ISTELive 22 conference taking place this week in New Orleans.

Eduverse Debuts as Education-Themed Metaverse Experience for K–12

Ed tech developer Avantis Education has launched a new education platform designed to bring a "safe and secure" metaverse experience to classrooms. The news was announced today at the ISTELive 22 conference taking place this week in New Orleans.

STEM Fields are Top Choice for Gen Z Students, New NSHSS Survey Shows

Results from a survey of over 11,000 U.S. high school and college students, conducted by the National Society of High School Scholars in February and early March, offer insights into Gen Z’s career choices and show that a majority of respondents are planning for future jobs in STEM fields.

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