21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Kognito Intros Mental Health Tools for Schools

Kognito, a developer of immersive learning simulations related to challenging conversations, has created two new mental health products for schools: At-Risk for PK-12 Educators and Friend2Friend.

New Version of Nureva's Troove Includes a Single Sign-On Feature

Nureva has launched a new version of its e-portfolio tool, Troove, that will allow students to sign in using their Google Apps for Education accounts.

Georgia Charter School Taps Blended Learning Provider for Curriculum, Virtual Instructional Services

Atlanta's Graduation Achievement Charter High School will deploy curriculum from a provider of blended learning tools for more than 2,000 students.

Follett's Lightbox Delivers Integrated Digital Content

The new digital resource for use in grades pre-K–6 digitizes books and integrates them through a portal with audio, video, interactive activities, slideshows, Google maps, quizzes, curated Web links and keywords.

Lone Pine USD Turns to Online Speech Pathology

The Lone Pine Unified School District has gone public with its use of an online speech therapy service.

There Are No Silver Bullets in Ed Tech

Over the past 20 years, boosters of several new technologies have promised to “revolutionize education.” In this week’s post, we review the various predictions about laptops, interactive whiteboards, iPads and Chromebooks. Ah, techies and their penchant for hyperbole....

Using Visual Storytelling to Teach Common Core ELA and Math

Stacie Isenberg, the technology integration coach at Blairsville-Saltsburg School District (PA), talks about helping teachers use the Shutterfly Photo Story app to teach to a variety of standards.

Flatiron Taps Partner for High School Coding Camps

A for-profit school that teaches adults and high school students programming has standardized on the use of a cloud-based code editor for its pre-college summer camps.

Monett School District Offers Blended Learning Summer School

This summer, nearly 100 students in grades 1-6 participated in a blended learning summer school program offered by Monett School District in Missouri.

Startup Delivers Online Teacher Feedback on Ed Tech

Teachers and administrators are getting more help sorting out the education technology they may be considering for their classrooms and schools.

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