21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Guilford County Looks To Restart 1-to-1 Tablet Initiative

Guilford County Schools (GSC) in Greensboro, NC has reached a tentative agreement to restart its middle school tablet initiative next fall.

Google Buys into STAR/Accelerated Reader Parent Company

Google is upping its ante in the education segment with a $40 million investment in Renaissance Learning, a Wisconsin company that produces the popular STAR assessment system and Accelerated Reader and Accelerated Math curriculum programs.

5 Questions To Ask Before Buying Used Hardware

Buying used hardware can save your school or district a ton of money on an initial purchase, but how can you be sure all that gear won't be an IT headache or in need of replacement just a few months down the road? Below are five questions to help make sure you'll get the most out of refurbished hardware.

Napa County Provides Literacy Tool Free to Preschools

The Napa County Office of Education is providing an English and Spanish literacy tool to preschoolers and their schools and families at no charge.

Brief: MatterHackers To Launch Software for Stand-Alone, Networked 3D Printers

MatterHackers has unveiled MatterControl for Android, software designed to allow users to print directly from a 3D printer without the use of a connected PC and to connect the devices via a wireless network.

WillowTree Launches Platform for School Apps, Sites

WillowTree Apps has launched the Apps for Education Platform, a tool designed to help schools develop and deploy customized apps and HTML5 Web sites.

Partnership for 21st Century Skills Adds Learning.com to Strategic Council

The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has added Learning.com to its strategic council.

Brief: ePals Joins Pearson's Online Learning Exchange

Social learning and education media provider ePals has struck a deal to make its materials available through Pearson's Online Learning Exchange.

Pearson Debuts Acclaim Platform for Open Badges

Pearson has unveiled Acclaim, an Open Badge platform designed for academic institutions, professional associations and other credentialing programs.

Brigham Young Students Create Game To Woo Kids to Reading

A group of students at Brigham Young University in Utah recently created an online game for the Library of Congress designed to encourage kids to get off their digital devices and back into books.

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