21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Asbury Park Schools To Launch District-Wide Literacy Initiative

Asbury Park School District will launch a wide-ranging initiative designed to improve literacy across the district.

Updated MakerBot App Turns 2D Images Into 3D-Printable Files

Designed for beginners who want to get started quickly with 3D printing, the new Shape Maker app allows users to transform sketches, photos and screen captures into files that can then be sent to a variety of MakerBot printers.

How One School Supports BYOT With a Parent University

Canterbury School, a preK3-12 independent, college preparatory school in Fort Myers, FL, is offering classes designed to help parents feel comfortable with their kids' using mobile devices and other technology in school.

The Library of Congress Offers Grants to Support the Creation of Civics Apps

The Library will award $950,000 to one or more grantees to support the development of Web- and mobile-based applications for K-12 education. To be eligible, apps must deal with the subjects of Congress and civic participation.

IMS Global Launches Digital Credentialing Initiative

IMS Global Learning Consortium has launched the IMS Digital Credentialing Initiative, an effort designed to promote the adoption, integration and transferability of digital credentials, such as badges.

Dig-It! Games Debuts New Roman Town Game for Middle School Students

Dig-It! Games has released a new version of its free history app for iOS devices, Roman Town.

Shmoop Expands Spanish Language Options

Shmoop has expanded its options for English language learners.

Common Sense Education Launches Free Gaming Platform to Teach Digital Citizenship

Based on lessons from Common Sense Education's K-12 Digital Literacy and Citizenship Curriculum, Digital Compass addresses cyberbullying, privacy and security, creative credit and copyright, information literacy, Internet safety, digital footprint and reputation, self-image and identity, relationships and communication.

Stanford Prof Launches 'Inspiring' Math Curriculum

A professor at Stanford's Graduate School of Education has launched a new free math curriculum designed to help engage students more deeply in math.

Wireless Screen-Mirroring Tool Reflector Now Accepts Google Cast Connections

Formerly an AirPlay-only receiver, Reflector can now connect to Android devices and Chromebooks, allowing teachers and students to share their screens to a computer connected to a projector.

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