News Articles

The latest news articles and case studies from the ECP editorial team, covering trends, product launches, and deployments, happening in K-12 educational technology.

Research: Nearly 1 in 10 K-12 Teachers and Students Globally Will Own a Mobile Device by 2017

Nearly 10 percent of all K-12 teachers and students will have a mobile device by 2017, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting. In 2012, just three percent of K-12 teachers and students owned mobile devices, according to the company.

Epson To Help Fund Schools in Need

Epson and have teamed up to launch a holiday program that aims to help public school teachers get funding for their classroom projects.

Proposed Bills Aim to Broaden Preschool for Low-Income Families

Congress has introduced bills designed to increase preschool access to low-income families.

Report: Mobile Devices Will Be Smarter than Their Users by 2017

Handheld devices will be smarter than the people who use them by the year 2017, according to new research from Gartner.

Ed Unveils i3 Grant Recipients

The United States Department of Education has selected 25 applicants to receive a total of more than $135 million in the fourth round of the Investing in Innovation (i3) competition.

ISTE Recommends Increase to E-Rate Funding

The International Society for Technology in Education has recommended that the FCC should increase e-rate funding to $5 billion.

Cuyahoga CC Tests 3D Simulation App in Anatomy Class

A community college in Cleveland, OH has just begun testing a new interactive 3D simulation intended to help its students learn how stress affects the body.

U Tasmania Updates Video Technology To Expand Digital Collabortion

A university in Australia aims to improve collaboration with upgraded videoconferencing technology.

Midwestern State U Outsources Campus ResNet To Support Rapid Increase in Mobile Devices

Midwestern State University has outsourced its campus residence network (ResNet) to support the proliferation of mobile devices students are bringing on campus.

Profs Develop Web-Based Literacy Assessment System

Three education professors are building a Web-based learning analytics system that aims to help improve assessment, feedback, and progress-monitoring of literacy education for students in grades 1-8.

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