21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Online LMS Promotes Assessment Activities

A new Web-based learning management system allows for teaching and interactive presentations to be delivered online with an emphasis on assessment.

NYC's EPIC High Schools Pursue 'Look' for Competency-Based Learning

An initiative in New York City to improve the college and career preparedness of young black and Latino men is redesigning physical spaces of three high schools to support a new educational model that incorporates competency mastery and design thinking, among other aspects.

7 Apps for Building Global Awareness in the Classroom

Common Sense Media’s service Graphite has compiled this list of apps designed to help students learn geography, world languages and cultural understanding.

New Rubric-Based Scoring API Evaluates Student Performance in Digital Lessons

A new application programming interface promises to enable education developers to introduce scoring analytics into simulations, games and other open-ended assessment items and digital learning objects.

The Single Biggest Roadblock to Innovation in America: Student Loan Debt

While educational start-ups are securing record amounts of investment, the percentage of computer science majors going into start-ups of any kind is actually quite small. In this week’s blog post, we argue that fixing the student loan problem would unleash innovation that would boggle the imagination.

Infinite Campus Adds Online Discussions to LMS Features of Student Info System

Infinite Campus has added online discussions to the learning management system features of its student information system.

Iowa District Offers At-Risk Students Online Option for Graduation

In the next phase of its Dropout Reengagement Initiative, Davenport Community Schools is offering an online program to help at-risk students obtain their high school diplomas.

Summer Learning Maintained With Reading, Math Challenges

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McREL Opens Online PD Library

The Solutions Portal includes training materials, presentations, videos, activity guides and planning guides on subjects such as instructional strategies, leadership development, educational technology, formative assessment and math and science education.