21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


OverDrive Debuts E-Book Service for Elementary Schools

OverDrive, a company that provides an e-book and audiobook platform for schools, has launched K-5 QuickStart, a collection of 200 e-books designed to help encourage reading among students in elementary school.

Small California District Grows Into 1-to-1 Program

A school district in the Central Valley of California is gradually working its way toward a district-wide 1-to-1 program.

Teacher Uses Skype To Teach Students about the Holocaust

A Virginia teacher uses video conferencing to share the personal story of his parents with middle school students on multiple campuses.

NWEA Launches MAP Assessment iPad App

The Northwest Evaluation Association has launched a new iPad app, called MAP Testing, that is designed to let students use a touchscreen to take the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) and MAP for Primary Grades assessments.

$200,000 CTE Makeover Challenge Kicks Off

The United States Department of Education has announced a new competition called the Career Technical Education (CTE) Makeover Challenge.

Report: Detachables To Drive Tablet Growth Through 2020

Detachable tablets will nearly quadruple, as a share of the tablet market, from 8 percent to 30 percent in 2020, according to a new forecast from International Data Corp.

Oak Hills Local SD Partners with Ohio State U on Digital Content Evaluation

SpotOn, an initiative of Ohio State University, has partnered with Oak Hills Local School District to offer professional development in the evaluation of digital content.

Teachers Report: OER In; Textbooks Out

More teachers said that technology has changed how they approach time management (93 percent) than how they approach instructional delivery (88 percent). It has also transformed how they handle parent communication. A solid 7 in 10 reported that they now use tech to do that. Those results came out of a survey of nearly 1,000 American teachers who were contacted in January and February 2016 by TES Global, a company with a teacher community and marketplace.

Apex Learning Unveils New Comprehensive Courses

Apex Learning has unveiled a new set of comprehensive courses ready to debut for the 2016-2017 school year.

Kickboard Debuts RTI System

Kickboard has added a new response-to-intervention feature to its school-wide behavior management system.

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