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21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


D2L Unveils Revamped Platform 'Brightspace' with Adaptive Learning

Desire2Learn is using the stage of its annual user conference, Fusion 2014, to shorten its moniker and announce a new branding for its education applications.

Scantron and Curriculum Advantage Partner to Offer Personalized Instruction

The partnership integrates Scantron's Performance Series and Achievement Series assessment solutions with Classworks.

5 Lessons from a Learning Lab

U Idaho's new Doceo Center has set out to strengthen the capability of every willing educator in the state to improve learning through technology. Yet technology is taking a backseat in the effort.

Cengage Adds Speech Capture Software to MindTap

Cengage Learning has teamed up with YouSeeU to integrate its speech capture software with MindTap in an effort to help students improve their presentation skills.

Who Made Me Sick? Do You Have Cooties? A Participatory Simulation for iPads

This week’s blog features a fun, engaging, and intellectually stimulating (free) iPad app: The Cootie Participatory Simulation. In participating in the simulation of the spread of an infectious disease – the Cuddle germ – children learn how diseases are spread. Usable from 1st to 12th grade.

Belvoir Christian Academy Adopts Blended Middle School Program

Belvoir Christian Academy in Chattanooga, TN plans to implement a new blended middle school program for students in grades seven and eight beginning this fall.

Saskatchewan Adopts Digital Literacy Tools for Nearly 800 Schools

The Saskatchewan Ministry of Education has purchased two-year licenses for collections of digital literacy resources for all teachers and classrooms in the province.

Kaplan and Microsoft Release Free Common Core Math App

Core Score is a free app for Windows devices that provides students in grades three through eight with grade-appropriate math practice questions created for the Common Core State Standards.

Filament Launches Game-Based Science Curriculum

Filament Learning, a division of Filament Games, has released the first collection of its new game-based science curriculum series, PLEx (play, learn, experiment).

Report: Smartphones Continue To Surge as PC Decline Slows

Worldwide device shipments, including mobile phones, PCs, tablets and unltramobiles, will increase 4.2 percent this year over last to reach 2.4 billion units, according to the latest forecast from market research firm Gartner.

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