21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Kaplan Debuts Augmented Reality Tools for Elementary Classrooms

Kaplan Early Learning has launched a series of augmented reality tools designed for use in kindergarten and elementary school classrooms.

Hughes Debuts Solutions for K-12 and Higher Ed

Hughes Network Systems, a provider of broadband satellite solutions and services, has launched a new suite of products for educational institutions, including high-speed satellite Internet access, digital signage, distance learning and managed wireless networking.

Survey: Most Teachers Aren't Comfortable Connecting Data to Instruction

According to Lexia Learning's survey of more than 200 educators at the recent ISTE conference, only 35 percent of teachers have a high or very high level of comfort connecting data to instruction.

Online LMS Promotes Assessment Activities

A new Web-based learning management system allows for teaching and interactive presentations to be delivered online with an emphasis on assessment.

NYC's EPIC High Schools Pursue 'Look' for Competency-Based Learning

An initiative in New York City to improve the college and career preparedness of young black and Latino men is redesigning physical spaces of three high schools to support a new educational model that incorporates competency mastery and design thinking, among other aspects.

7 Apps for Building Global Awareness in the Classroom

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of apps designed to help students learn geography, world languages and cultural understanding.

New Rubric-Based Scoring API Evaluates Student Performance in Digital Lessons

A new application programming interface promises to enable education developers to introduce scoring analytics into simulations, games and other open-ended assessment items and digital learning objects.

The Single Biggest Roadblock to Innovation in America: Student Loan Debt

While educational start-ups are securing record amounts of investment, the percentage of computer science majors going into start-ups of any kind is actually quite small. In this week’s blog post, we argue that fixing the student loan problem would unleash innovation that would boggle the imagination.

Infinite Campus Adds Online Discussions to LMS Features of Student Info System

Infinite Campus has added online discussions to the learning management system features of its student information system.

Iowa District Offers At-Risk Students Online Option for Graduation

In the next phase of its Dropout Reengagement Initiative, Davenport Community Schools is offering an online program to help at-risk students obtain their high school diplomas.

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