21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


App Ed Review Offers Teachers Tips on Using Apps in Class

According to its founders, the free app review site uses TPACK as its theoretical framework and is informed by the Common Core State Standards.

Dell Rolls Out Education Series Laptops, Interactive Projector

Dell has launched a new line of laptops purpose-built for education called the Latitude 13 Education Series. The company also took the wraps off a multitouch-enabled interactive projector and a new mobile cart.

FlipCon14 is Coming to Pittsburgh

Flipped Learning Network’s seventh annual conference is scheduled for June 23 to 25 at Mars Area High School near Pittsburgh, PA.

OTOY 3D Rendering Software Now Free for Students

Students can now download OTOY's OctaneRender 3D rendering software, including OctaneRender plugins for Blender and Autodesk's 3ds MAX (and, shortly, Maya), for free.

'Life IS Good' When Robbie Melton's Around!

If you, your school, your district is considering purchasing mobile gear, RUN, don’t walk to a site Dr. Robbie Melton (Mobile Gadget Maven Extraordinaire) and her crew have created where you will find tips, reviews, descriptions, pictures, testimonials, etc., etc. etc. on all the "stuff" involved in supporting mobile learning. But before you run off, read a fun story about how Robbie and her Magical Gadget Bag saved our bacon at the UNESCO meeting in Paris (February 2014).

Instructure Selects K-12 Canvas Grant Winners

Instructure has selected the winners of its Canvas Grants program, an initiative designed to encourage technological innovation from within the K-12 and higher education communities.

Projectors Get Interactive

A new generation of devices turns any surface into a canvas for collaboration.

NEC Unveils New Video Wall Displays

Commercial LCD display and projector company NEC Display Solutions of America has introduced its fourth generation of video wall products.

Google Play for Education Offers Thousands of K-12 Books

Google has made thousands of books available for use in K-12 classrooms through Google Play for Education. The announcement was made at the SXSWedu conference taking place this week in Austin, TX.

EducationSuperHighway Responds to E-rate Data Collection Concerns from Superintendents Association

Advocacy group EducationSuperHighway is refuting claims made by the School Superintendents Association and the Association of Educational Service Agencies that its data collection initiative might be detrimental to districts' E-rate applications. The two groups warned members yesterday that use of ESH's Item 21 Portal might slow down the processing of their applications or make use of private data in unforeseen ways.

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