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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Tech Start-Up Hosts Hackathon for Online Course Gadgets

A start-up company with an online application that allows people to create and publish interactive courses recently held a "Code for Education" night in its home town of San Francisco.

Free iPad App Lets Teachers Give Quick Feedback

Created by a former Chicago high school teacher, Classkick shows students' efforts on the iPad in a whiteboard-like environment as they work through problems and activities, allowing the instructor to provide real-time feedback.

Sally Ride Science Debuts Training to Help Align STEM Courses With Common Core

The one- to two-hour online PD course provides both high-level strategies and detailed lesson ideas for using Sally Ride Science eBooks and classroom activities to support Common Core standards in Reading, Writing, Speaking and Listening, Language, and Mathematics.

1.25 Billion Smartphones To Ship This Year

More than 1.25 billion smartphones will be sold in 2014, an increase of nearly a quarter over the previous year's 1.01 billion units, according to a new forecast.

Happy New (School) Year, Everyone!

We’re kicking off the academic year by honoring an innovative district and rolling out our redesigned website.

Inspiring Creativity With No-Tech, Low-Tech and High-Tech Tools

At Hubbard Woods Elementary, Todd Burleson uses his dual role as head librarian and technology guru to empower students to tell their own stories.

Math Intervention Vmath Gets Rigorous Update for Common Core

The third edition of elementary and middle school math intervention Vmath adds updates designed to reflect shifting mathematics standards around the country.

NYC's Cooke Center Academy Moves To Digital Portfolios

New York City's Cooke Center for Learning and Development will use online portfolios provided by OpenSchool for its high school-aged students.

Learning Upgrade Offers 100,000 Free Licenses for its Common Core-Aligned Courses

Administrators and teachers can enroll each licensed student into any of Learning Upgrade’s Common Core-aligned courses.

Pearson Adds Interactive Elements, Reporting Options to SuccessMaker

Pearson has updated SuccessMaker, its personalized digital math and reading curriculum for kindergarten through eighth grade, releasing its seventh version of the program.

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