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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


District Adopts Career Guidance Service To Address New Texas Ed Requirement

A Texas school district is piloting an application to help its students prepare for careers just in time to address revisions to high school graduation requirements that mandate similar practices.

Wisconsin District Implements High Speed WLAN To Support BYOD

Kenosha Unified School District in Wisconsin has implemented a high speed wireless local area network to support tablets and a bring-your-own-device program.

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The Naked Truth About Full-Frontal Presentations

As part of Common Core's shift of focus from teaching to learning, students are delivering more presentations (while teachers and peers sit-and-get). Not surprisingly, the same boring presentation techniques don't work any better for students than they did for teachers.

Renaissance Learning Adds Lexile Measures

Renaissance Learning is partnering with MetaMetrics to add Lexile measures to its reading platforms, including Accelerated Reader, STAR Early Literacy and Subtext.

Tech Tools That Inspire PBL in High School

Whether you call it project- or problem-based learning, these technologies will help your students get authentic experience in a blended environment — and help your teachers to track their progress.

6 Shifts in Education Driven by Technology

Six critical shifts are happening in education right now that are being driven, at least in part, by technology. According to preliminary findings from an upcoming report, these changes affect everything from the role of the teacher to a rethinking of how schools themselves work.

CMK Press Announces New Book on 3D Printing for the Classroom

The Invent To Learn Guide to 3D Printing in the Classroom: Recipes for Success includes 18 projects exploring science, technology, engineering and mathematics, along with forays into the visual arts and design.

Netop Adds Mac Support to Classroom Management Tool

Netop has updated its classroom management software, Vision and Vision Pro, with support for devices running Mac OS X 10.8 or later.

HMH Acquires Online Learning Platform Curiosityville

An online personalized learning environment designed to help children ages 3-8 learn through playful exploration and discovery, Curiosityville uses characters, games and activities to build a strong foundation for core learning areas such as creative expression, problem-solving and collaboration.

Study: Using Discovery Education's Science Techbook Improves Student Achievement

Conducted by independent research firm Merola Research, the study reviewed science results on the 2013 Palmetto Assessment of State Standards for fourth-grade students in York County, SC.

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