21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


U Colorado Boulder Arms STEM Teachers with Game Design Concepts

A group of about 100 K-12 teachers has completed a week-long summer institute, dubbed Scalable Game Design, at the University of Colorado Boulder focused on using game design to teach computer science.

MakerBot Publishes 3D Design and Printing Handbook for Educators

'MakerBot in the Classroom: An Introduction to 3D Printing and Design' includes an introduction to 3D printing and a range of hands-on 3D design lesson plans.

BenQ Intros 4 New Signage Displays

BenQ has introduced four new digital signage display models for education that can make viewing more comfortable and offer more mobile sharing capabilities.

New Wireless 70-inch Display Eliminates Cabling

The DTen allows the user to plug a dongle into a USB port-enabled device to share its screen on the display. No pre-installation of software is required.

App Allows Teachers to Control Classroom Presentations from Mobile Devices

With Reflector Director, educators can step away from their computers and control what's shown from an Apple iPad or iPhone.

Echo360, Instructure Extend Partnership for Improved Analytics, Course Creation

Teaching platform provider Echo360 is adding more functions to offer students and teachers via Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Is the 'App Mentality' Killing Students' Creativity?

According to authors Katie Davis and Howard Gardner, today's students view their lives as a string of ordered apps. Does this mindset help or hurt their ability to think creatively?

Bretford Unveils Charging Lockers

Bretford has launched a line of powered lockers for securely storing individual laptops, tablets and phones.

Spanish iBooks Texts Updated

All three levels of 'Breaking the Spanish Barrier' include new video, audio and motion graphics.

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