21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Vernier Partners with KidWind on Solar and Wind Classroom Science Kits

Vernier Software & Technology and KidWind have teamed up to offer enhanced classroom science kits focused on wind and solar power.

EchoSystem Lecture Capture Tool Adds Android 4 Support, On-Air Checks

Echo360 has released an update to its flagship lecture capture tool, EchoSystem. The latest release, version 5.4, adds new support for Android 4.0 (or higher) and reduces storage requirements.

Google Makes a Play for Educators; HMH Signs On

Google has signed on a major education publisher to be part of its Google Play for Education push. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) will start promoting some of its educational titles, including GO Math! and Journeys Common Core, through the new K-12 program.

10 Major Technology Trends in Education

According to the latest data, video for homework is on the rise; mobile computing is "beyond the tipping point"; and most kids don't use traditional computers to connect to the Internet at home. Those are just three of the major trends revealed in the 2013 Speak Up Survey from Project Tomorrow.

Stanford PERTS Seeking Proposals for Online Learning Research Initiative

Stanford PERTS is accepting research proposals for a new project, Mindset Challenge, which endeavors to discover ways to increase academic motivation and performance in large online learning environments.

Students and Digital Learning: The Results Are In, and They're Not Exactly What You Think

We live in a data-driven world. Data informs decisions about everything, from which laptop we use to how best to invest for the future. So how, then, do we leverage data to better understand the needs of our students when it comes to learning in our ever-evolving digital environment?

SIIA Opens 2014 Vision K-20 Survey

The Vision K-20 survey consists of questions related to 21st century learning, differentiated instruction, mobile/online access, assessment tools, enterprise support, and demographics. It's meant to be used as a benchmarking tool for individual institutions while also compiling aggregate data for a national report to be released at a later date.

Kaplan EdTech Accelerator Seeks Submissions for Mentor Program

Entrepreneurs looking to launch an edtech startup may apply to participate in Kaplan EdTech Accelerator, a program designed to foster startups focused on education technology. The deadline for applications is May 5.

Mobento Upgrades Curated Library of Free Digital Materials

Mobento has launched a new media player and mobile apps for its curated library of educational videos.

Top executives from 50 diverse companies came together today to urge the FCC to modernize the E-rate program to help bring broadband to schools in the United States.

50 Top Execs Urge E-Rate Modernization To Propel Broadband in Schools

Top executives from 50 diverse companies came together today to urge the FCC to modernize the E-rate program to help bring broadband to schools in the United States.

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