21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


PBS LearningMedia Debuts Global Learning and Diplomacy Collection, Hosts State Dinner Discussion

PBS LearningMedia has launched the free Global Learning and Diplomacy collection for teachers and will host an online classroom discussion before tomorrow's state dinner for France at the White House.

GitHub Launches Education Service with Free Classroom Accounts

GitHub, the software development hub for collaboration and code hosting and distribution, has created a new service specifically for education.

Permission To Innovate: Reigniting the Passion To Teach

What would you do if your superintendent told you “You Have permission to innovate wildly?” What’s the worst that could happen? What’s the best? And are you willing to find out?

Bubble 2.0? Schmubble 2.0! Stocks May Fall, but Technology Is Not Going Away!

Chicken Little is out of the chicken coup! It’s Bubble 2.0! Not so! Just the opposite in fact: while the stock market may go and down, technology is tremendously more rooted in our daily and enterprise lives than it was when Bubble 1.0 occurred. Time to integrate technology (mobile, in particular) into schools; technology (mobile, in particular) is not going away.

wePresent Ships 64-User Wireless Classroom Presentation Systems

AV technology developer wePresent has started shipping its wireless classroom presentation systems in the United States. The wePresent WiPG systems support up to 64 simultaneous users, allowing them to share their screens on projectors or displays wirelessly, with 1080p output.

UK Elementary School Upgrades WiFi for Digital Learning

Giffard Park Primary School in the United Kingdom has upgraded its wireless network to support the increasing number of mobile devices being used for digital learning inside and outside the classroom.

McGraw Hill Updates SRA Number Worlds for Common Core

McGraw-Hill Education has updated SRA Number Worlds, its preK-8 math intervention program, to make it fully align to the Common Core State Standards.

ACT Report: Many Students Interested in STEM Aren’t Pursuing It

The ACT national and state report series, “The Condition of STEM 2013,” examines the expressed and measured interests of high school graduates in the class of 2013 who took the ACT college readiness exam.

Vernier Introduces New Sensors for High School Science

The new releases include a complete kit for studying dynamics.

Miami-Dade Schools Rolling Out 100,000 Windows 8 Devices by August 2014

Miami-Dade County Public Schools has provided additional details about its move into 1-to-1. The district, which has 350,000 students, will be rolling out 100,000 HP and Lenovo Windows 8 devices by August 2014.

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