21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


9 Lessons From 1-to-1 Pioneers

Providing a device for every student doesn’t require a huge staff or an impossible amount of funding — and you don’t have to figure out everything before you’ve begun. But it does call for vision, planning and commitment, as these experts will attest.

Reading Horizons Adds Vocab Preview, Mini Games

Reading Horizons has launched Reading Horizons Discovery 6.0, an updated version of its literacy development program for students in grades K-3, with a Common Core report and other features.

Pearson Launches Free Math Tutorial App

Pearson has launched a free iOS math app offering more than 1,500 tutorials aligned to the Common Core and other standards.

Algebra Nation To Add Teacher Training

The Lastinger Center for Learning just received a $250,000 grant to build a teacher network for Algebra Nation.

TabPilot Adds Profiles for Multiple Users

TabPilot Learning Systems has released Tablet Manager 4.0 with the addition of configuration profiles and other new features.

Colorado BOCES Takes Aim at 'Summer Slide' with Free Digital Books

The Colorado BOCES Association with two other organizations to make 4,000 digital books available to students and their families for a reading trial this spring and early summer.

Learning Upgrade Releases Sixth-Grade Math Course Built for Common Core

The course guides students through 60 step-by-step lessons, each of which provides practice problems accompanied by immediate intervention and remediation with multimedia supports.

Research: Online Gaming Expands the Social Life of Gamers

People who play massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) may notprefer the company of avatars to live humans after all. In fact, reports new research supported by the United States Air Force Research Laboratory, online gaming expands players' social lives.

Building a Blended School

Rich Kiker, the director of online learning at Palisades School District (PA), talks about how he helped build an online learning environment that offers expanded choice for students and plenty of professional development and support for teachers.

Report: Student Social Network Use Declines as Social Apps Move to Take Their Place

The number of students who maintain a profile on a social networking site has decreased by nearly 40 percent in the last five years according to a new report from Project Tomorrow. This year only 30 percent of middle school students (grades 6-8) and 39 percent of high school students (grades 9-10) told researchers they were actively using such a site.

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