21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


8 Design Steps for an Academic Makerspace

If you build it, will they come? That is the question many schools have about finding room on campus for a "makerspace."

Moodle Unveils Free Cloud Hosting for Educators

Moodle today introduced MoodleCloud, a service that allows anyone to deploy the Moodle learning environment for free — with no installation or hosting charges.

Blackboard Acquires X-Ray Analytics for Moodle

Blackboard has acquired X-Ray Analytics, a predictive analytics tool for education, and plans to integrate it with its Moodlerooms and Moodle Enterprise learning management systems, among other products.

New Secure Charging Cart and Stations Introduced

LocknCharge has introduced four new devices to charge mobile phones and tablets: a cart that can handle 20 devices at a time and three charging stations of various sizes.

Pearson Introduces Upgrades to Assessment, Writing Programs

Pearson has introduced upgrades to two of its flagship software programs, one designed to help teachers with assessment, aimsweb, and another, WriteToLearn, designed to aid students with their writing skills.

New Cases Accommodate Devices Up to 11.6 Inches

Trident Case has introduced a new cover designed to protect laptops and Chromebooks up to 11.6 inches in size.

Edgenuity Integrates Scantron Data To Improve Individualized Learning

Edgenuity has partnered with Scantron to integrate Scantron Performance Series data with Edgenuity MyPath in a move designed to allow districts to use data previously gathered in the delivery of personalized instruction.

Minecraft Builder Bowl Fosters Immersive Learning

"When you have a platform that kids absolutely love — parents can't peel them away from it — and when it's one that can also be used to provide bona fide educational experiences, it would have been criminal of us not to use it," according to Aaron E. Walsh, founding director of the Immersive Education Initiative.

New Ultra-Portable Projector Weighs Half a Pound

The Touchjet Pond Projector, which will fit in the palm of your hand, can project an 80-inch image on any surface.

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