21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Canvas Adds AspirEDU Retention Tools

AspirEDU and Instructure have partnered to integrate the former's student retention analytics tools with the latter's Canvas learning management system for joint customers.

MyON Adds Cricket Media to Personal Literacy Platform

Cricket Media has partnered with myON to make its children's books and magazines available through myON's personal literacy environment.

IPEVO Launches $169 Wireless Whiteboard System

The IW2 wireless interactive whiteboard system has just three components: a pen, wireless receiver and sensor cam.

Netop Launches Third Upgrade of Vision ME iPad App

With its third upgrade since introducing the Vision ME iPad classroom workflow app last October, Netop is now offering teachers an improved student enrollment process and both teachers and students the ability to use more file formats.

Denver Will Expand its Use of Expeditionary Learning's Open Source Curriculum

The 90,000-student district will adopt EL’s English language arts curriculum in grades four through eight in the 2015-2016 school year.

Startup Markets DIY STEM Projects for Kids

A new startup is providing easy-to-make electronics kits designed to help children between the ages of 5 and 12 make things and, in the process, expand their STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) skills.

CompetencyWorks Report Outlines Successful Competency Ed Implementation Framework

CompetencyWorks has unveiled a new report, "Implementing Competency Education in K-12 Systems: Insights from Local Leaders," designed to help districts move from traditional educational models to personalized and competency-based environments in an effort to meet individual student needs.

A Teacher Shares His Lessons Learned From a Simulated Senate

Using special tablets in a simulated Senate chamber built in Boston, classes can learn not just the facts of government, but how it feels to negotiate and make big decisions.

A Brief Critique of Mastery/Competency Learning

The mastery/competency learning movement is picking up massive amounts of momentum in K-12, but its reliance on an old method of instruction will, in the end, not result in creating students who can solve “uncharted problems” and learn how to learn.

Pearson Partners with Listen Current on Classroom Audio Resources

Pearson has partnered with Listen Current in an effort to improve classroom engagement and make learning relevant to students' lives.

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