21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


5 Tech Tools That Support Common Core State Standards

With online testing underway in many states, we look at the hardware and software that districts are using to teach to the new standards.

118-Year-Old Distance Ed School Goes Online

The American School will now offer complete high school programs that students can take online, in addition to its paper-based courses.

iNACOL To Host Free Webinar on Hybrid Learning

The International Association for K-12 Online Learning (iNACOL) will host a free webinar focused on the rotational model of hybrid learning.

New Canon Projector Requires a Single Ethernet Cable for HD Video, Audio, Serial Control

The new REALiS WUX500, equipped with WiFi, can also project from multiple computers wirelessly, as well as allow the projection of JPEG images without a computer.

New Fellowship Aims To Help Superintendents Implement Personalized Learning

The Lexington Institute is a public policy think tank that focuses on issues dealing with the intersection of technology and education, national security and energy.

PC Market Continues Decline Despite Growth in Mobile PC Segment

Global PC shipments continued their decline in the first quarter of 2015, totaling 71 million units, according to a new report from Gartner. That total represents a 5.2 percent drop compared to the first quarter of 2014.

New Swivl Function Lets Remote Students Control Robotic Telepresence

A new element to a live conferencing program will allow students in remote locations to participate in classroom activities, thanks to their ability to independently operate new remote control robotic functions.

3 Reasons Chromebooks Are Shining in Education

For districts looking to get the most bang for their ed tech buck, devices that fall somewhere between tablets and traditional laptops can be just the right fit.

Shmoop Unveils 20 New Essay Labs

Digital publisher Shmoop has launched 20 new essay labs designed to help walk high school students through the writing process.

The Missing — But Critical — Educational App

With zillions of apps in Apple's App Store and the Google Play store, how could there be an educational app that is not there? As you will read in this week’s blog post, there is an app that needs to be built — an app that we built for the Palm Pilot and PocketPC 10 years ago — that needs to be resurrected now!

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