21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


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.

IMS Global Launches K-12 Open EdTech Ecosystem Initiative

IMS Global Learning Consortium has launched a new initiative designed to make school leaders aware of the availability and benefits of open interoperability standards.

Epson Unveils New Large Venue Projector

Designed for large venues, the new Epson PowerLite 4770W 3LCD widescreen projector boasts 5,000 lumens of color brightness, 5,000 lumens of white brightness and WXGA resolution.

Learning Upgrade Releases New Math Lessons for Kindergarteners

The 50 lessons, each with music, games and video, will be available to schools that take advantage of Learning Upgrade’s complimentary summer school licenses.

Virtual School Operator Taps Data for Annual Academic Results

As public education in this country struggles to figure out the optimal way to use data to improve student learning, a for-profit company that delivers online K-12 courses and manages virtual schools has released its annual "academic report," and the data suggests it appears to be holding its own.

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