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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


In K-12, iPads Are a Detour

While sales to the general public of 10 inch-screened tablets (e.g., iPads) are dropping quickly, K-12 schools will continue to buy them. The challenge, then, is how to use these devices to support inquiry – 24/7, all-the-time, everywhere learning?

Google Gives Students Unlimited Storage Space in the Cloud

Google is giving the 30 million students and teachers who already use Google Apps for Education unlimited storage — and it's offering the same deal to anyone whose school wants to sign up for it.

Blue Jeans Updates Videoconferencing Tools for Users with Disabilities

Blue Jeans Network has updated its videoconferencing Web application and Android and iOS apps to make them more accessible for users with disabilities.

Canvas Strengthens Mediasite Integration

Instructure and Sonic Foundry have strengthened an existing partnership by further integrating the latter's Mediasite video creation and management tool with Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Canon Introduces Five New Portable Projectors

All of the new projectors weigh about six pounds and use the company’s DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3,000 lumens of brightness and a 2,300:1 contrast ratio.

Portland Community College Debuts Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for teachers designed to address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

NBC News Archives Now Available via Pearson

NBC Learn, the educational arm of NBC News, has reached an agreement to provide content via Pearson platforms to students and teachers.

Game-Focused Math and Reading Site Launches for Young Learners

Supplemental learning site Education.com is starting its own reading and math program for students aged 3-7, featuring mainly games and activities.

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.

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.

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