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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Canon Introduces Five New Portable Projectors

All of the new projectors weigh about six pounds and use the company’s DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3,000 lumens of brightness and a 2,300:1 contrast ratio.

Portland Community College Debuts Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for teachers designed to address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

NBC News Archives Now Available via Pearson

NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has reached an agreement to provide content via Pearson platforms to students and teachers.

Game-Focused Math and Reading Site Launches for Young Learners

Supplemental learning site Education.com is starting its own reading and math program for students aged 3-7, featuring mainly games and activities.

BenQ Introduces MH630 Projector

Supported by a 10,000:1 contrast ratio, the unit also offers full HD 1080p resolution and 3,000 ANSI lumens of brightness.

AIR Research: Deeper Learning Approach Shows Positive Student Gains

The idea that students need to develop a deeper understanding of content and the ability to apply what they learn in one area to another area are major premises of new learning standards, such as the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Science Standards. A new study now shows that schools promoting the practices of what's called "deeper learning" are getting better results from their students.

Blackboard Acquires WebRTC Provider Requestec

Blackboard has acquired a provider of Web-based real-time communication technology, Requestec.

Instructure Launching Free Learning Object Repository, Canvas Commons

Instructure has launched a limited pilot of Canvas Commons, a new learning object repository that integrates with the Canvas learning management system.

SAS Partners with Clever To Streamline Access to Free Resources

SAS Curriculum Pathways has partnered with Clever to make their free learning resources available through the latter's Instant Login service.

New App Pushes Comprehensive Lessons to Student Tablets

Mobile-focused lesson designer, Famigo EDU, has the goal of letting teachers curate materials from various sources and push out lessons to students’ tablets.

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