K12 Headlines

7/2/2014

7/2/2014

September 30—October 3, 2014
Orlando, Fla.

7/2/2014

Five new online, STEM, technology and Common Core professional development courses for educators are being offered as part of ASCD's PD Online. The system provides instructional and job-embedded applications to address individual and group professional development needs.

7/2/2014

Nervanix's Nervanix Clarity application monitors student attention levels as they study and guides them to revisit concepts or content areas where they lost focus.

7/2/2014

Bretford Manufacturing, Inc. has introduced Core 36M, a 36-unit charging cart that is optimized for Chromebooks. The cart also supports most tablets, laptops/hybrids and ultrabooks used in K12 education environments.

7/2/2014

SAFARI Montage announced a new partnership with Knovation that will provide SAFARI Montage and netTrekker co-customers with Federated Search access to over 360,000 educator-curated, standards-aligned digital learning resources through the SAFARI Montage Learning Object Repository.

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September 19–22, 2014
Kissimmee, Fla.

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July 14–17, 2014
Santa Fe, N.M.

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July 10–12, 2014
Nashville, Tenn.

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A group of 150 high school girls from across the country and world are participating in a weeklong camp learning more about being an engineer through Michigan Tech’s Women in Engineering program.

7/2/2014

School may be out for summer, but the nation’s education-focused technology startups are still hitting the books, drumming up new business and new investments to capitalize on overwhelming demand for innovation from primary and secondary schools and colleges.

7/2/2014

A multimillion-dollar expansion of the Limestone County Career Technical Center could be considered by the county school board. The expansion would create about 22,000 square feet of instructional space and could be completed by October 2015.

7/2/2014

Insight Enterprises launched Insight ON: Education, a news and digital information resource to help the education community use technology to improve teaching and learning.

7/2/2014

HP signed with Baltimore County Public Schools to distribute new HP computing products to the county's teachers, administrators and lighthouse schools for the advancement of the school system’s digital learning program, Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow.

7/2/2014

Although nearly every major college and university requires students to evaluate their teachers, many high school students are denied this opportunity. State law should encourage high school surveys as one component of teacher evaluations so that administrators can better remedy shortcomings in teachers and reward and retain teachers who receive positive feedback.

7/2/2014

Apple is issuing an upgrade on July 8 for iTunes U, its set of tools for educators. The update introduces a new app that allows instructors to create, edit and assign course work using the iPad.

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