21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Certica Acquires NWEA's Formative Assessment Item Bank

A provider of data management and student assessment tools for K-12, Certica, has acquired the Northwest Evaluation Association's Formative Assessment Item Bank line of business.

10 Things Students Should Know About Tech by Fifth Grade

An instructional technologist wrote the following list for parents at her school to tell them what their kids need to know to be ready for upper school.

Compass Learning Launches New Digital Activities for Grades 6-8

Compass Learning has added 800 new activities to its portfolio of tools designed to help students in grades 6-8 improve their English language arts and math skills for computer-based assessments.

Ed Games Need To Fill in Assessment Gaps To Be Fully Useful

A joint study on game-playing in K-12 has found that educational game developers could improve the learning impact by making a few changes.

Texas District To Adopt New LMS for Better Tech Integration

The Crowley Independent School District, with 15,000 students, is adopting a new learning management system in an effort to improve technology integration.

Classroom Management App Now Available in Multiple Languages

An updated version of Netop’s Vision ME iPad workflow app can be used in five different languages, virtually interchangeably.

Adaptive Learning Partnership To Focus on Improved Language Instruction

McGraw-Hill Education and Cerego will partner on a new series of language learning tools based on adaptive technologies, beginning with a new version of an existing Spanish language program.

Beyond Programming: The Power of Making Games

Art and creative expression have an interesting way of weaving in and out of classrooms, offering students the opportunity to explore their own ideas and minds. Video games are no different, and while most of the discussion about their use in classrooms centers on play, the benefits of designing games in the classroom can extend far beyond entertainment and even programming.

Compass Learning Unveils Personalized Learning Tool

Compass Learning has added GoQuest, a tool for differentiated and project-based learning, to its suite of online tools for inquiry-based and personalized learning.

Study: U.S. Millennials Fall Short at Problem-Solving in Tech-Rich Environments, Other Skills

Millennials in the United States are weaker than their international peers when it comes to skills in literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology-rich environments (PS-TRE) — despite having the highest levels of educational attainment of any previous generation, according to a new study from Educational Testing Service.

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