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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Splashtop Collaboration Software Expands Chromebook Support

Mirroring360 now allows individual students to mirror their Chromebook screen to a main display, and Splashtop Classroom broadcasts the teacher’s screen to all student devices.

Locust Grove Middle School Blends with Lab Rotation Model

Locust Grove Middle School in Henry County, GA implemented a lab rotation model of blended learning for half of its school population last year with impressive results, and this year the entire school has made the switch.

LiveSchool Launches Free Behavior Management Tool

LiveSchool has launched a free version of its behavior management system for K-12 classrooms.

Single-DLP Chip Projector Has Color Levels To Compete with LCD

A single-DLP chip projector new to the market could have the same color levels as traditional LCD projectors and, because maintenance requirements are so minimal, could last longer than many other projectors on the market.

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