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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Texas Public Schools Get Virtual Reference Libraries, Historic Archives

Beginning in mid-June, more than 9,000 schools in Texas will have free access to a virtual reference library and other resources, including two historic primary source archives from Adam Matthew Digital and 16 collections from Gale.

Texas State Library To Provide Research Database Access for All Public Schools

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission has inked a deal to gain online access to research databases and an e-book collection for every public school library in the state.

Moodle Legacy Versions Get Security Updates, Bug Fixes

On the heels of the release of Moodle 2.7, new versions of older Moodle branches have received maintenance updates to address bugs and security vulnerabilities.

MimioStudio 11.2 Adds Free Mobile Access

Mimio has released an update to its interactive classroom suite, MimioStudio, that allows educators to connect up to three mobile devices in their classrooms for free.

DreamBox Launches Adaptive Math Curriculum for Middle Schools

DreamBox Learning has launched a new middle school math curriculum for students in grades 6-8.

All God’s Children Gotta Learn to Program!

This week's blog marks an amazing, unprecedented event: the editors of the New York Times chose a picture, with accompanying story, of three children learning to program for the front page, above the fold, smack-dab in your face, of the May 11, 2014 Sunday edition of the New York Times. So, what’s this all-of-a-sudden hub-bub about learning to program, anyhow? Read on!

SETDA Debuts Free Resource for Online Testing Requirements

The State Educational Technology Directors Association has launched a new Web site, The Guide to Technology Requirements, designed to help K-12 leaders understand requirements for online assessments.

Moodle 2.7 Gets Improved Interfaces, Accessible Text Editor, Conditional Activities

Moodle 2.7 has been released. The upgrade to the popular free and open source learning management system includes new themes with improved responsive design, a new accessibility-focused text editor and more.

Cengage Learning Integrates Celebrus Big Data

Cengage Learning, a provider of educational content, technology and services for K-12 and higher education, has partnered with big data software provider Celebrus Technologies to capture data about users' interactions with Cengage's products.

Microsoft Office Mix Turns PowerPoint Presentations into Online Interactive Lessons

Microsoft today released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets teachers create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.

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