21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Spring Breezes in with Newest D2L Brightspace Release

D2L kicked off a major new release of Brightspace, the company's learning management system.

Free Online Tutoring Supports Guilford County Families

By making a live online tutor available to all 72,000 students and their parents on demand, Guilford County Schools is removing barriers to achievement.

Shmoop Launches Computer Science Courses

Shmoop, a provider of test prep and online courses, has launched two new computer science courses with more on the way.

Reading Horizons Expands Use of Lexile Measures

Reading Horizons has partnered with MetaMetrics to add Lexile measures to its Reading Horizons Discovery program.

Only Truly 1-to-1 is Truly Transformative

The dominant pedagogy in classrooms today is still direct instruction, the pedagogy underlying so-called computer-based, “personalized learning” environments. But, we argue in this week’s blog that truly 1-to-1 implementations, which are only now becoming feasible, are the opportunity needed to transform classrooms and support educators in moving to an inquiry pedagogy, a pedagogy that develops students’ critical thinking, creativity, communication, and collaboration.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Updates Adaptive Reading Intervention Program

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched Read 180 Universal, an update of its Read 180 intervention program for struggling readers.

Tech Night Replaces Traditional Open House in Oregon School

Instead of a traditional open house, a 564-student school in Oregon recently ran its first "technology night," to show its community of families how it was using technology in the classroom.

GoGuardian for Teachers Adds Google Classroom Integration

GoGuardian has integrated its GoGuardian for Teachers classroom management and communication tool with Google Classroom.

Alabama District Nears Complete Rollout of 1-to-1 Program

Alexander City Schools is nearing the end of a two-year rollout of a 1-to-1 program that will eventually see a computer in the hands of each of its 3,400 students.

3D-Printable Fossil Collection Adds 400 Monkey Skulls

MorphoSource, a database of downloadable files for printing fossils, has added scans of 400 skulls, along with other bones, from 59 different species of monkey.

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