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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Hooda Math Adds Free Games To Fight Summer Slide

Hooda Math has released three new free games in an effort to help prevent summer slide among students in elementary and middle school.

The Google Classroom home screen (prerelease) includes class cards that provide a summary of open assignments.

Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education

Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new app called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite.

Scholastic Launches EReading Services for Schools

Scholastic has launched a pair of programs, Storia School Edition and Core Clicks, to bring digital reading into the classroom.

itslearning LMS Expands Platform Support, Adds Custom Learning Objectives

itslearning has added new features to its cloud-based learning management system (LMS), including numerous features geared toward student-focused, personalized learning.

Free Game Design Curriculum Invades Math Classes

A long-tested curriculum for middle schoolers that blends algebra and geometry concepts with the programming of games is getting a new boost.

Learning Upgrade Offers Free Online Curriculum for Summer

Learning Upgrade is offering free access to its Web-based curriculum over the summer in an effort to help schools fight summer slide.

Blackboard, Discovery Partner on Content Integration for K-12 and Higher Ed

Blackboard and Discovery Education are working to integrate their technology and content offerings for both K-12 and higher ed.

Spencer Technology Academy Opts for Refurbished Computers

Spencer Elementary Technology Academy, one of five technology academies within Chicago Public Schools, has updated its computer labs with refurbished Apple computers.

Are you getting a little crazy in your classroom?

Like many teachers, I was resistant to using technology at the start. I didn’t use any technology my first two years in the classroom (except the days my administrator would evaluate me and, for those days, I would throw together a PowerPoint!). Now I am lucky to work with some amazing districts, schools, administrators and teachers around the world who are revolutionizing education. Here are the first three reasons I don’t think I can be a great teacher without using mobile technology in my classroom.

The Maker Movement Conquers the Classroom

A hands-on approach to STEM engages students, but how does project-based learning connect with standardized testing?

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