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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


NetRef Offers Students Internet Security at School and at Home

The Internet management tool was developed by a group of concerned parents who are also experienced technologists with a combined 40 years of experience designing end-to-end network security systems for large public- and private-sector organizations.

Blackboard To Add Blended Schools Network Resources

Sibling's Blended Schools Network has joined the Blackboard Partnerships program to make all of its courses, lessons and units available through Blackboard's teaching and learning environment.

Learning Upgrade Offers New Common Core Math Course

Learning Upgrade 8 uses videos and songs to help students in eighth grade master every Common Core math standard.

Tablets Are a Fad — They’ll Largely Disappear in 2–3 Years

The iPad came out of the Apple chute in 2010 like gangbusters, setting all kinds of sales records. Schools picked up on the iPad too. But the tablet is a fad, we argue; it will pass away in short order (two to three years) because it is neither a mobile device nor a work device – and folks (and schools, we should hope) want those two types of devices!

Extron Unveils New Lecture Capture Processor

Extron Electronics has released the SMP 351, an H.264 streaming media processor for lecture capture and distribution.

Xyleme Creates Cloud Bookstore iPad App for Lessons

Xyleme, a company that lets educators create and distribute digital lessons, is adding a new custom branded digital textbook app for iPad and Android.

Remind Updates Classroom Communication App

Remind has updated its free eponymous communication app to allow teachers to connect it with their mobile address book and students and parents to store all their messages in one location.

Pearson Partners with Programmr on Web-based Coding Lessons

Pearson and coding startup Programmr are teaming up to put a new series of step-by-step programming lessons on Pearson’s cloud learning platform.

Edgenuity Unveils 10 New Online Courses

Edgenuity has launched 10 new online and blended classes for the 2014-2015 school year.

Drawp on iPad

Student-Teacher Lesson Sharing App Comes to Android, iPad

The collaboration app Drawp for School has arrived for Android. Previously, it had only been accessible via iPad.

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