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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Summer Institute Teaches Engineering to Cincinnati STEM Educators

Cincinnati area teachers are getting a heavy dose of STEM to pump up their math and science teaching methods in a multi-year program run by a cross-disciplinary team at the University of Cincinnati.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Extron Unveils New Lecture Capture Processor

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

myON Gives Students Special Access to New James Patterson Book

The digital literacy platform will be releasing exclusive access to author and literacy advocate James Patterson's latest book to encourage student reading over the summer.

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.

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