21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Red Hat Academy Gets Expanded Content, New Web-Based Textbooks

Red Hat has updated Red Hat Academy, an open source education program for high school and college students.

Report: Most Teachers Use Social Media, Worry It Will Cause Conflict

Eighty percent of K-12 teachers use social media for personal or professional reasons, yet the same number worry about conflicts that may arise with their students or their parents as a result, according to a new survey from the University of Phoenix College of Education.

South Carolina District To Open Project-Based Learning High School

A new high school will be opening in Greenville County Schools in August 2014 with a focus on project-based learning.

6 Schools Win Grants for Digital Learning Projects

Grants will be used to purchase iPads and e-books, host Minecraft in Education events, develop new digital curriculum and teach students about local economy and commerce.

Los Angeles Library Debuts Online High School Program

A new program offered through the Los Angeles Public Library allows residents to earn their high school diploma online.

Xirrus Issues Common Core Wi-Fit Bundle

A major wireless network gear company has released a Wi-Fi bundle specifically targeted at school districts preparing for the Common Core online assessments, which will be implemented in most states during the 2014-2015 school year.

Dream Flight Adventures Building Simulators in Pittsburgh Schools

Two Pittsburgh schools will be adding simulation classrooms this year to provide students with creative ways to develop skills in teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving while also studying several subjects, including science, technology, engineering, social studies, humanities and the arts.

Florida School Gets More for Less with Refurbished Tech

Pemayetv Emahakv Our Way Charter School in Florida has purchased nearly 200 refurbished MacBook Pros, iPads and iMacs at a cost 40 percent less than new products from Apple.

Science Expedition Shares Deep Sea Vents with Students

Scientists and others are going into the deep-sea vents, and they're hoping to bring students along for the ride.

4 Concerns — and Solutions — About Online Testing

Online Common Core assessments will be required in most schools in the United States in 2015. Many teachers are enjoying facets of the standards, but educators and other stakeholders have raised concerns about the requirement for online assessments. Below are four of the top concerns people have about online testing — and suggestions for addressing them.

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