21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


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 Construction Kits Incorporate 3D Printing

A major 3D printer maker and an educational game designer are teaming up to deliver a construction kit designed to help young children develop an interest in engineering.

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.

Survey: 93 Percent of Teachers Believe That Personal Devices Connect Students to Real-World Learning

The survey from University of Phoenix College of Education found that 93 percent of K-12 teachers believe that personal tech devices can link classroom learning to real-world activities, and 89 percent expect they will be used in most classrooms in the next five years.

Carnegie Mellon To Experiment with Blended Learning for Computer Science

The Pittsburgh-based university will look for "that sweet spot" between all-in-person and all-online instruction.

Bringing High Tech to a Low-Income District

As the superintendent of Coachella Valley Unified School District, Darryl Adams spearheaded a bond measure that funded a 1-to-1 iPad initiative for 20,000 students. But that was just the beginning.

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