21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Stoneware Updates LanSchool To Improve Communication, Accessibility

Stoneware has launched a new version of LanSchool, its classroom management software, in an effort to improve monitoring, collaboration and communication.

Gale Debuts Research Resource for Students in Middle School

Gale has unveiled a new online resource, Research in Context, aimed at students in middle school and designed to bridge the gap between resources for students in elementary schools and those for students in high school.

Mentoring Minds Debuts Suplemental Common Core Curricula for Math, ELA

Mentoring Minds has launched Total Motivation Math and Total Motivation ELA, print and online supplemental curricula designed to improve critical thinking skills and student confidence during assessments.

Lightspeed Retires My Big Campus, Encourages Users To Adopt Itslearning

Lightspeed Systems will retire is learning management system, My Big Campus and has selected the itslearning platform as the preferred alternative for existing customers.

5 Ways to Extend Tablets Beyond the Screen

Here’s how creative educators are using hardware and software to build a bridge between the digital and physical worlds.

NEC Debuts HD Ultra-Short-Throw Projector

NEC Display’s new U321H offers a throw ratio of 0.25:1 to eliminate shadows on the screen and ease use in tight spaces.

Google Classroom Adds Mobile Editing, Grading

Google has released an update to its Google Classroom software, bringing several new features to the mobile app.

Report: Tablet Sales Fall for Second Straight Quarter

Global tablet shipments have declined for the second straight quarter, according to a new report from International Data Corp. (IDC). The 5.9 percent drop in the first quarter of 2015, as compared to the same period last year, followed a 3.2 percent year over year drop in the final quarter of 2014 that was the segments first contraction ever.

Helll-ooo! Watching Videos Does Not Necessarily Lead to Learning

Watching videos is fast becoming a canonized instructional method in K-12. But a young researcher from Australia has some provocative, scientifically based research that ought to give video proponents significant pause. But, all is not lost, as we report in this week’s post.

New Book Offers Guidance on Flipping Science Instruction

Written by Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams, the new book shows science teachers how to use the flipped model in conjunction with established science teaching and learning strategies, such as guided inquiry, modeling and lab-driven learning.

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