21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


App Security: Yet One More Thing Teachers Are Being Held Accountable For

As documented on the front page of the New York Times, teachers are being asked to make decisions about the data privacy and security aspects of the apps they bring into their classrooms. With the current district/school policies, it is only a matter of time before a parent will sue a teacher for allowing a child’s data to be published on the Internet. Something is wrong here!!

Cengage Adds Artemis Access to MindTap

Cengage Learning has integrated its Gale Artemis: Primary Sources tool with its e-learning platform, MindTap.

Edmentum Adds Computing to EducationCity

Edmentum has added the subject of computing to its EducationCity preK-6 learning program.

EBSCO Debuts App Catalog for Discovery Services

EBSCO has launched Orbit, an online catalog of apps designed to enhance EBSCO Discovery for library users.

New Free Guide Offers Expert Advice for Achieving Competency-Based Ed

A new report from two organizations that focus on converting schools and districts to the use of blended learning and the competency model lays out a roadmap to help school leaders begin the transformation.

Accessible Childrens Programming Now Available

The Described and Captioned Media Program (DCMP) now offers free, on-demand children's television programming for students with visual or hearing disabilities through its Accessible Television Portal project.

Cybrary Debuts Online Platform for IT Ed

Cybrary has launched an online platform designed to help higher ed and K-12 teachers plan manage and monitor IT and cybersecurity curricula.

Extra Torque at Manteca Unified

This 1-to-1 program set itself apart from the norm by taking advantage of every trick it could think of to expand and exploit.

McGraw-Hill Updates Building Blocks with More Games, iPad Accessibility

McGraw-Hill Education has unveiled a new version of Building Blocks, its supplemental math program, with 50 percent more games, iPad accessibility and increased support for Common Core and state standards through grade 8.

News-O-Matic Adds Lexile Scores for Differentiated Nonfiction Reading

News-O-Matic, billed as a daily newspaper just for kids, has partnered with MetaMetrics to add Lexile scores to its resources in an effort to help teachers provide grade-appropriate nonfiction text and differentiated instruction.

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