21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Saskatchewan Adopts Digital Literacy Tools for Nearly 800 Schools

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education has purchased two-year licenses for collections of digital literacy resources for all teachers and classrooms in the province.

Kaplan and Microsoft Release Free Common Core Math App

Core Score is a free app for Windows devices that provides students in grades three through eight with grade-appropriate math practice questions created for the Common Core State Standards.

Filament Launches Game-Based Science Curriculum

Filament Learning, a division of Filament Games, has released the first collection of its new game-based science curriculum series, PLEx (play, learn, experiment).

Report: Smartphones Continue To Surge as PC Decline Slows

Worldwide device shipments, including mobile phones, PCs, tablets and unltramobiles, will increase 4.2 percent this year over last to reach 2.4 billion units, according to the latest forecast from market research firm Gartner.

8 Great Tools for Classroom Presentations

Teachers are pairing hardware and software to create lessons that engage students and inspire collaboration.

zSpace STEM Lab Adds Real-Time Sharing, Physics Simulations, Virtual Circuitry Lab

zSpace has unveiled new software applications for its zSpace STEM Lab, an interactive, virtual education platform for K-12 students.

iTunes U Updated With iPad Tools for Teachers and Students

Apple's latest iTunes U release adds new tools for building and experiencing educational content on an iPad.

Net Texts Adds Chrome Extension for OER Library

Net Texts, a free, Web-based library of open educational resources, has developed an extension for Chromebooks and the Chrome browser.

New Digital World Atlas Provides Dynamic, Sharable Maps

At the International Society for Technology in Education Conference and Expo this week in Atlanta, Rand McNally launched a digital world atlas aimed at the education market. The online service, dubbed Rand McNally World Atlas, provides thousands of dynamic maps with data overlays, cross-curricular content and standards support.

3 Districts Deploy Dell Laptops for 1:1 Learning

At ISTE 2014 this week, Dell announced that Chesterfield County Public Schools, Henrico County Public Schools and Maryville City Schools are rolling out Dell laptops to give students anytime, anywhere access to learning and collaboration tools and help prepare them for college and career success.

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