21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Survey: Parents on Board with Adaptive Digital Learning

The vast majority of parents welcome adaptive digital learning as part of their children's classroom learning experience, according to a survey from McGraw-Hill Education.

Cumberland County Schools Adopts Distance Learning for AP Courses, Credit Recovery

Cumberland County Schools is expanding its "Global Communications Network," an initiative that allows students to virtually enroll in Advanced Placement, honors and credit recovery courses.

Is There an Uncrossable Chasm Between Research and the Classroom? Part 2

CCSS and NGSS are driving curricula and pedagogical change. Coding those new curricular materials, imbued with the best research, in HTML5 will enable those materials to run on virtually every BYOD computing device in the classroom. You read that right: every computing device!

SETDA Publishes OER Case Studies and Resources

The State Educational Technology Directors Association has published a series of three case studies and other resources designed to support open educational resource initiatives at the state, district and school level.

Free Learning Content Platform Runs Knewton Adaptive Engine

The service, which is officially in beta, has invited teachers, parents and students to set up accounts. Any of those users may add learning content — instructional text, video lessons, quizzes and assessments — and make it available to everybody else.

TES Global Expands Online Resource Marketplace for Teachers

TES Global is expanding its online marketplace, tes.com, for teachers to share and sell resources they've created.

Pennsylvania Students Build 3D Printers

Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School students participated in weeklong workshops in which they built their own 3D printers.

NetSupport's Latest Classroom Management Software Embraces Windows 10

Classroom-management features of the new Teacher app include allowing teachers to remotely launch Microsoft Office 365 apps on all student tablets and deliver documents and lesson resources to a class.

OpenStax Releases 3 New Free College Textbooks, Will Offer AP Texts

Three new free textbooks have been added to the inventory within Rice University's OpenStax College collection.

Scholastic Debuts Comprehensive Literacy Solutions

Scholastic has launched a suite of comprehensive literacy solutions that are customizable and connected to new learning standards, according to information from the company.