21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Tough Tech Choices: Laptops, Tablets, Chromebooks, BYOD?

Jeff Mao, who helped lead the nation's first statewide 1-to-1 learning program — the Maine Learning Technology Initiative — offers up practical advice to help you find your school's solution.

Varsity Tutors Releases Mobile Tutoring App

Varsity Tutors, a St. Louis-based tutoring and test prep company, is launching a mobile app today that offers one-on-one video-chat tutoring and live instruction, screen shot capabilities, a “Workboard” (whiteboard) and the ability to seamlessly switch between streaming video and written messages.

New 3D Printer Offers High-Res Scanner, Laser Engraver and Built-in Wi-Fi

Taiwan-based 3D printer manufacturer XYZprinting has launched a new feature-packed printer suitable for education.

Itron Debuts New STEM Curriculum on Energy, Water Conservation

Itron, a company that provides technology and services to improve energy and water use efficiency, has launched an interactive science, technology engineering and math curriculum in an effort to improve energy and water use literacy, encourage conservation and inspire innovation.

Moodle Intros Support for Competency-Based Ed

Open source learning platform Moodle today released version 3.1, which introduces new features for competency-based education.

Xerox Tech Adds Analytics to Video Capture

Xerox researchers in India have developed technology that's able to analyze the contents of video and index it in a way that enables students to go immediately to the specific part of the recording they need for their learning.

Edgenuity Debuts Suite of Career, Elective Courses

Blended and online learning provider Edgenuity has launched a new suite of career and elective courses.

Student Teams Selected as Finalists for International Space Station Science Competition

Five finalists have been selected in the second annual Genes in Space competition, in which American students were invited to design an experiment using DNA analysis to solve a real-life space exploration problem. The winning experiment will be performed aboard the International Space Station.

Kodemango Offers Computational Thinking Curriculum

An Indian start-up wants to help middle and high school teachers add basic programming to their classes.

8 High-Quality OER Collections

Finding high-quality open educational resources used to be a challenge, but a number of curated OER collections have made the task much easier for educators. Here are eight sources that can help.

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