21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


McGraw-Hill Updates Building Blocks with More Games, iPad Accessibility

McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a new version of Building Blocks, its supplemental math program, with 50 percent more games, iPad accessibility and increased support for Common Core and state standards through grade 8.

News-O-Matic Adds Lexile Scores for Differentiated Nonfiction Reading

News-O-Matic, billed as a daily newspaper just for kids, has partnered with MetaMetrics to add Lexile scores to its resources in an effort to help teachers provide grade-appropriate nonfiction text and differentiated instruction.

CK-12 Launches Open Adaptive Math and Science Apps for iOS and Android

The CK-12 Foundation, a nonprofit organization that develops open source software for education, has introduced free math and science adaptive practice apps for iOS and Android devices.

Childrens Learning Institute Texas Education Agency Debut Free Early Warning Platform

The Children's Learning Institute at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and the Texas Education Agency have launched CLI Engage, a platform designed to help identify at-risk students in prekindergarten and Head Start.

How One New York City Principal Manages Smartphones in Class

Nancy Amling, the founding principal of Hudson High School of Learning Technologies, talks about what will and won’t change at her school now that the New York City Department of Education has lifted its ban on smartphones on campus.

Pasco Introduces New Tablet Designed for Science

The Spark Element is capable of connecting to more than 80 all-digital Pasport sensors and comes pre-loaded with Pasco's science learning application Sparkvue.

RGS Debuts Ruggedized Chromebooks for Schools

RGS has launched the RGS Education Chromebook, a ruggedized Chromebook designed for use in the classroom.

Mobile Learning Handbook Offers Tips on Choosing Apps for Education

The handbook includes practical advice on creating applications for education and advises parents and educators on how best to use mobile learning resources in class and at home.

Report: To Unlock Potential of Ed Tech, Use a 'Closed-Loop' Instructional Approach

A new report from the World Economic Forum and Boston Consulting Group finds skills gaps in language arts, math science, critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and curiosity among a range of countries and income levels and suggests that technology could help address the issue.

K-12 Digital Curriculum Growing; Print Shrinking

Curriculum publishers in K-12 have been shifting their product development to digital and away from print, according to new research.

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