21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Google Translate Update Reduces Errors Up to 85 Percent

The language conversion tool now utilizes the new Google Neural Machine Translation system, which provides more accurate and speedy translations. Google Translate has launched the system for Chinese to English conversations and plans to roll out the system for other languages in the coming months.

Instructure Updates Canvas with Mobile Annotation Tool

Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system to include an annotation feature in the mobile app.

Middle Schools Invited to Enter 'Let It Grow' Earth Science Contest

Middle schools across the county are invited to enter the 2016-17 “Let It Grow” earth science contest, which will award six schools agricultural grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000.

'Jeopardy' Computer, IBM's Watson, Takes on Third Grade Math

The same computer platform that defeated the most accomplished “Jeopardy!” champions is being used to help teachers with third grade math. IBM’s Watson platform — which beat “Jeopardy!” winners Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter in 2011 — has been adapted and expanded to incorporate Common Core standards for third grade math.

WriteReader Teaches K–4 Children to Read by Enabling Them to Write Their Own Digital Books

A learning platform that’s relatively new to the American market teaches K–4 children how to read by enabling them to write and publish their own digital books.

Curriki Debuts New Tools to Help Teachers Find Open Resources

Curriki, a community for creating and sharing open educational resources, has launched three new services designed to give teachers personalized access to curriculum resources through their school websites.

Aceable Secures $4 Million to Expand Driver’s Ed App

Aceable, an app that teaches teens driving skills, has secured an additional $4 million to expand its presence in Georgia, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Indiana.

Encourage Teamwork with Great Brainstorming Resources

Visual brainstorming tools, such as mind maps and virtual corkboards, can help students get organized and comfortable sharing their ideas.

ExoTrex Aims to Promote STEM Equity via Gaming

Dig-It! Games has launched episode one of its new game ExoTrex, the first in a planned series of three episodes that aim to educate and motivate students through scientific space adventures.

Online Platform Offers Interactive STEM ‘Experiences’

The National Science and Technology Medals Foundation launched an online platform offering three engaging “experiences,” or activities, that highlight the work of American scientists and technologists.

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