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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


In K-12, iPads Are a Detour

While sales to the general public of 10 inch-screened tablets (e.g., iPads) are dropping quickly, K-12 schools will continue to buy them. The challenge, then, is how to use these devices to support inquiry – 24/7, all-the-time, everywhere learning?

Blackboard Releases Cloud Version of Learn

Education technology company Blackboard has made available a cloud version of its learning management system promised during BbWorld this past summer.

3 Lessons American Districts Can Learn From Foreign Schools

Countries around the world are embracing innovative approaches to technology. Here are some best practices that U.S. educators can adopt from Singapore, Mexico and Japan.

PALS Marketplace Intros Assessment Tool for iPads

PALS Marketplace has launched a new tool that uploads phonological awareness literacy screening data to the company's Online Score Entry and Reporting System while students take assessments on iPads.

Miami School Adopts Student Device Management App

A school in Miami, FL is the first formal customer for a new application intended to manage student access to the Internet.

Google Gives Students Unlimited Storage Space in the Cloud

Google is giving the 30 million students and teachers who already use Google Apps for Education unlimited storage — and it's offering the same deal to anyone whose school wants to sign up for it.

Blue Jeans Updates Videoconferencing Tools for Users with Disabilities

Blue Jeans Network has updated its videoconferencing Web application and Android and iOS apps to make them more accessible for users with disabilities.

Canvas Strengthens Mediasite Integration

Instructure and Sonic Foundry have strengthened an existing partnership by further integrating the latter's Mediasite video creation and management tool with Instructure's Canvas learning management system.

Canon Introduces Five New Portable Projectors

All of the new projectors weigh about six pounds and use the company’s DLP BrilliantColor display technology to deliver 3,000 lumens of brightness and a 2,300:1 contrast ratio.

Portland Community College Debuts Web Accessibility MOOC for Educators

Portland Community College has teamed with a private partner to launch a massive open online course for teachers designed to address Web accessibility concerns associated with online learning.

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