K12 Headlines

3/13/2013

3/13/2013

Created by Perkins+Will, leading international architecture and design firm and K-12 building experts, the Sprout Space modular classroom is being displayed on the lawn of the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. from March 3, 2013-January 5, 2014 as part of the Green Schools exhibit.

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With its completely individualized approach to learning, ALEKS enables students to successfully master course material by targeting their learning on the material they are precisely ready to learn right now.

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April 28-May 1, 2013

St. Louis, Mo.

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A New York-based educational technology startup today released an Android-powered touchscreen tablet designed for kids both to take to school and bring home. For sale only to schools for now, the Amplify tablet comes pre-loaded with virtually everything a student will encounter during the school day, including all the textbooks, lessons, tests and e-books she might be assigned, and gives teachers the ability to both monitor and control what students do with the device.

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Though Ed McKaveney is an affiliated board member of the Pennsylvania Association for Educational Communications and Technology, he was shocked when the same organization named him Outstanding Leader of the Year.

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The New Orleans educational technology startup Kickboard, which runs an internet-based service for teachers to track data on student performance, announced on Wednesday that it has raised $2 million in early stage investments from a pair of venture capital firms and several angel investors. More than 200 schools nationwide use Kickboard's service.

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Infinite Campus

Blaine, Minn.

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McMinnville, Ore.

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Given advancements in computing, the growing penetration of technology and the rise of cloud storage, Bill Gates says now is a “special time” in education technology. But despite climbing investments, the sector still needs more.

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A late 2012 survey by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project shows that young adults are more likely than others to use major social media. At the same time, other groups are interested in different sites and services.

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The Natick (Mass.) Education Foundation is reviving a fundraiser that was successful five years ago to support school technology through a series of parties. Through the concept, people will host dozens of parties and invite their friends to socialize and support technological initiatives in Natick Public Schools.

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A Kingsford (Mich.) High School teacher is one of 12 state educators to be recognized for improving education through the use of technology - receiving either first place or runner-up awards.

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The Association of Latino Administrators and Superintendents (ALAS) Board of Directors have named two distinguished educators to serve on the ALAS Board.

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The Pearson Report called the Greenwich (Conn.) system one of the "worst" they have seen in "a high-priced district," citing poor internet connectivity, weaknesses in network infrastructure, inconsistent use of applications and overall lax standards.

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