21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


When Will They Ever Learn, When Will They Ever Learn

Cathie and Elliot hold an intense conversation about the need for teachers to be provided with curriculum that has been built from the ground up exploiting the affordances of mobile devices using technology is going to have a positive impact on student achievement!

National School Boards Honors Ed Tech Innovators

Those who use technology in the classroom and school operations in innovative ways share three characteristics: They're willing to take risks; they share what they learn with their colleagues; and they inspire others to believe that they can be effective too. This from the National School Boards Association, which has just designated 20 people as educators "to watch."

California District Adopts Tablets for Special Education

California's Mountain View Whisman School District has deployed 80 tablets to its special education classrooms.

Turnitin Releases Grade Anything for Assessing 'Virtually Any' Assignment

Turnitin has released Grade Anything, a tool designed to help instructors check for originality and provide feedback on assignments in any file type and even on assignments that require no file.

CoSN Issues Guidelines for Designing Optimal Education Network

A professional association of K-12 IT leaders has defined the specifications for a district network that can keep up with current and future instructional and learning requirements.

Activate Instruction Adds Shareable Playlists to Free Curriculum

An online platform that lets students and educators access free open curriculum to personalize learning has been enhanced to allow teachers to collaborate with each other more easily.

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.

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