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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Oregon District Awards Mini Technology Grants to 38 Teachers

Oregon's Hillsboro School District has awarded $194,000 in grants to district teachers in an effort to put 21st century tools into students' hands.

ISTE Unveils Free Diagnostic Tool, Resource Portal for Tech Integration

The International Society for Technology in Education has launched a free new diagnostic tool and resource library, together dubbed the ISTE Lead and Transform Movement, for school and district technology integration.

EBSCO, OpenAthens Partner on Single Sign-On

EBSCO Information Services has expanded a previous partnership with Eduserv's OpenAthens to provide users with a single sign-on tool to log into an organization's content accounts.

Girls School Promotes Digital Kindness Week

Girls between the ages of 10 and 18 are more like than boys to have been bullied online and to have bullied others that way, according to research by the Cyberbullying Research Center. That's one of the reasons why a private all-girls' K-12 school in Maryland is inoculating its students against cyber-bullying by hosting its first ever "Digital Kindness Week."

$2 Million Grant To Fund Pilot in Online AP Instruction

Entering its second year, the Davidson Next Initiative in North Carolina is creating a suite of online instructional units to improve student outcomes in difficult AP courses.

App Launched To Boost Student Interest in Congress

The Student Governmental Affairs Program now has an interactive app for high school students.

Splashtop Now Allows Remote Access to Whiteboards From More Devices

With a strategic alliance with Sharp now in place, Splashtop can be used remotely with Aquos Boards.

Gaming in the Post-Information School

With all the facts in the world constantly at their fingertips, today’s students need skills that they can learn best from … games?

Report: Teachers Better at Using Tech than Digital Native Students

It's time to give up the notion that "digital natives" are more tech savvy than their teachers. According to a recent study of middle school science students and teachers, the teachers tended to have greater technology use.

Blended Learning Provides Pathway to Success for High School Students

Joseph Rapposelli, administrator of the Red Clay Consolidated School District's blended learning program, explains how his dristrict helped expand course options and prepare students for college with one of Delaware's first blended learning initiatives.

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