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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Balefire Labs Adds Android App Reviews

Balefire Labs has added Android apps to its app review service, bringing the total number of reviewed apps to more than 3,000, in an effort to better serve classrooms with bring-your-own-device programs. Previously, the company only included reviews for apps for iOS devices.

LocknCharge Debuts 2 Modular Carts for iPads

LocknCharge has launched a pair of syncing and charging carts designed for iPads, iPad Airs and iPad Minis.

Starting a Project-Based School

For his first year as principal of a fourth- and fifth-grade campus, Todd Nesloney hired a completely new staff and adopted an entirely project-based learning approach.

Microsoft Certification Exams Now Available Online

A partnership between Pearson VUE and Micrsoft will allow those who do not want to travel to a testing center to take certification exams from their homes or offices.

U California OKs Fuel Education Online Courses as Prerequisites for Entry

The University of California has said 95 online and blended courses produced by Fuel Education satisfy requirements for prerequisites for entry as freshmen.

Pearson PowerSchool Adds LearnSprout Data Dashboard

Pearson has partnered with LearnSprout to make the startup's analytics dashboard available in the PowerSchool student information system through the PowerSchool independent software vendor partner program.

Pennsylvania Pilots School Flex Days

The state of Pennsylvania is making a foray into a new program that will allow schools to offer "flexible instructional days," in which students won't have to attend school in person in order for the work to count towards instructional days.

A Parent's Simple Questions about Educational Technology: Let's Provide the Answers!

A parent whose children's school is using computing technology sent us a letter asking some ostensibly simple questions about the value of educational technology. But, while providing answers to those questions is actually not simple, we must, as a community, work to provide clear, readily accessible answers.

Partnership Lets Teachers Adjust Learning Platforms More Easily

A new strategic partnership between Clever and digedu allows a single sign-on to incorporate student information into learning platforms.

5 Study Aid Apps for Middle and High School Common Core

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps that can help middle and high school students study for subjects that are aligned with the Common Core.

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