21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Apple Adds Discussions, Homework Hand-in and a Grade Book to iTunes U

The new features, designed to facilitate communication between teachers and students, are all available now.

NMC Horizon Report: Tech Solutions Must Support Shift to Deeper Learning Approaches

In a June 29 special session at the annual ISTE Conference in Philadelphia, the New Media Consortium (NMC) and the Consortium for School Networking (CoSN) released the 6th annual NMC Horizon Report K-12 Edition, describing emerging technologies that are likely to have the most impact on teaching and learning.

Follett Now Offers the Playaway Launchpad Learning Tablet

Every Launchpad is custom-curated with apps chosen to address the learning needs of students from pre-K through fifth grade.

Curriki To Launch New Site with Social Features, Improve Resource Reviews

The open educational resource provider Curriki will unveil a new, updated Web site featuring responsive design, social tools and other upgrades this summer.

U California, Irvine Extension Debuts Online Courses in Student-Centered Learning

The University of California, Irvine Extension is launching a pair of online courses designed to help teachers develop their skills in cognitive and student-centered learning.

15 Online Resources That Help Improve Essay-Writing Skills

Here are some effective online tools that can help you make the art of writing essays more attractive for your students.

Some Educational Apps Go Missing as Apple Purges Images of Confederate Flags from the App Store

Apple today began pulling apps out of its iOS and Mac app stores that display a Confederate flag. Educational apps, it seems, aren't immune from the broad ban —  at least some of them.

Atlanta School for Students with Autism Goes 1:1

The Cumberland Academy of Georgia, an Atlanta-based school for students with autism, has gone public with its deployment of a one-to-one computing initiative.

Using Images To Keep Your Class Focused

According to our expert, smart deployment of pictures and videos in class engages students by tapping into the brain's "delight in making connections."

New Ultra-Short-Throw Projector Can Be Used on Any Surface

A new ultra-short-throw projector will allow users to make annotations on the image projected onto any wall, dry erase board or chalkboard without the need of a computer.

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