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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Dropbox Drops Price, Increases Storage

Dropbox, the popular free and fee cloud storage service, has launched a new Pro version that includes a remote wipe feature, enhancements to the sharing of files and a simplified price structure.

U.S. Classrooms Slow To Move from Interactive Whiteboards to Flat Panels

Interactive displays fell off in the United States education sector in the first half of 2014 as budgets focused more on computing devices.

Tech Start-Up Hosts Hackathon for Online Course Gadgets

A start-up company with an online application that allows people to create and publish interactive courses recently held a "Code for Education" night in its home town of San Francisco.

Free iPad App Lets Teachers Give Quick Feedback

Created by a former Chicago high school teacher, Classkick shows students' efforts on the iPad in a whiteboard-like environment as they work through problems and activities, allowing the instructor to provide real-time feedback.

1.25 Billion Smartphones To Ship This Year

More than 1.25 billion smartphones will be sold in 2014, an increase of nearly a quarter over the previous year's 1.01 billion units, according to a new forecast.

Happy New (School) Year, Everyone!

We’re kicking off the academic year by honoring an innovative district and rolling out our redesigned website.

Inspiring Creativity With No-Tech, Low-Tech and High-Tech Tools

At Hubbard Woods Elementary, Todd Burleson uses his dual role as head librarian and technology guru to empower students to tell their own stories.

Math Intervention Vmath Gets Rigorous Update for Common Core

The third edition of elementary and middle school math intervention Vmath adds updates designed to reflect shifting mathematics standards around the country.

Learning Upgrade Offers 100,000 Free Licenses for its Common Core-Aligned Courses

Administrators and teachers can enroll each licensed student into any of Learning Upgrade’s Common Core-aligned courses.

NYC's Cooke Center Academy Moves To Digital Portfolios

New York City's Cooke Center for Learning and Development will use online portfolios provided by OpenSchool for its high school-aged students.

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