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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


3D Printing in K-12 Grows; Average Contract $39,000

A company that monitors federal, state and local contracting has discovered that the expansion of 3D printing is growing in the public sector — including school districts.

Learnings from Singapore: Test Performance Is Not the Only Goal

In this dialogue, which is the second part of their "Learnings From Singapore" series, Cathie Norris and Elliot Soloway discuss how mobile learning supports inquiry pedagogy, and how test scores are not necessarily a reflection of learning.

Texas District Expands Use of Reading Literacy Program on iPads

A Texas school district is expanding use of a digital book service that helps schools address literacy.

Nebraska Students To Investigate Wearable Technology

A National Science Foundation grant will help students in Nebraska apply engineering skills to wearable technology.

Schools Adopt Online Tool To Assess College Direction

Two Atlanta-area schools will use an online tool to determine the best options for students regarding future careers and college choices.

3 Social Network Alternatives for Schools

For educators looking to avoid the complications of having students work on consumer social media platforms, Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of resources that can facilitate social learning.

4 Keys to Designing the Classroom of the Future

Forget about rows of desks pointed at a whiteboard. Here's how mobile technology is reshaping teaching and learning.

Report: Students Lack Wireless Access to Digital Learning Resources at School

Students have better wireless access to the Internet at home than at school, according to a new report.

Video Capture Device Swivl Exits Beta and Adds New Features

The Swivl robot (which is compatible with iOS and Android devices) tilts and rotates to follow a teacher as he or she moves around the classroom.

New Software Allows Teachers To Control Smart Boards From iPads

A new version of Smart's Notebook software will let teachers move about the classroom as they change and manipulate images on whiteboards.

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