21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Stanford VR Project Shows Students Oceans of the Future

A new, free virtual reality program allows users to explore just what happens as climate change kills off coral reefs.

New Program Delivers First Certified Flipped Educators

Less than a month after the Flipped Learning Global Initiative announced a new certification track, the organization has its first group of 16 credential holders.

Dash, Dot Robots Add Apple Coding Language

Apple has teamed up with Wonder Workshop to teach students Swift, Apple's easy-to-use programming language.

Ohio 13-Year-Old Wins $25K in 2016 Young Scientist Challenge

A 13-year-old ninth grader from Mason, OH has won the 2016 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge in St. Paul, MN. Maanasa Mendu won $25,000 and the title of “America’s Top Young Scientist” immediately following a live competition Tuesday at the 3M Innovation Center.

LearnZillion Beefs up District Focus

An education technology company that provides free digital lessons aligned to the Common Core has restructured its site to better address the unique needs of its two constituents: teachers and districts.

Global Classroom Display Market Expected to Grow 30% by 2020

The global classroom displays market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 30.04 percent during the period 2016-2020, according to a new report by Dublin-based firm Research and Markets.

Triumph Learning Adds Customized Assessments, New Media Resources to Coach Digital

Triumph Learning has introduced an enhanced version of its Coach Digital teacher toolbox, a collection of instructional materials that teachers can use in the K-12 classroom.

Video Messaging Company Vidku Changes Name to Flipgrid

Vidku, the Minneapolis-based mobile video messaging company that serves educators and businesses, has renamed itself Flipgrid in recognition of its flagship platform.

Afinia debuts Project-Based 3D Printing Kits for STEM Ed

Afinia 3D now has a line of 10 3D printing kits designed to enhance science, technology, engineering and math in K-12 learning.

PBS Kids Launches Tablet with Educational Content and Parental Controls

PBS Kids is launching its first tablet — the Playtime Pad. Produced by electronics company Ematic, the 16 GB children’s tablet is designed to provide a one-stop destination for PBS Kids’ educational content, with more than 25 games and 120 video clips and music videos pre-loaded, along with more than 100 hours of video on the PBS Kids video app.

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