21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


California Virtual Parks Program Adds Tablet Viewing

An elementary school in Southern California will be the first to experience an online state park program that uses a tablet-outfitted mobile studio.

HP Ships Quad HD Chromebook 13

HP and Google have collaborated to produce the new HP Chromebook 13, an ultra-thin laptop powered by the sixth generation Intel Core processor. The all-metal Chromebook 13 is only 12.9 millimeters (0.5 inches) thick when closed and weighs 2.86 pounds.

Google Classroom Gets Scheduling, Organization Tools

Google has released another update for Classroom, its learning management tool that integrates with Google Apps for Education.

Siemens Competition Invites Entries in Math, Science, Technology

Registration has opened for the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a nationwide science research competition for high school students. Scholarships of $1,000 to $100,000 will be awarded to winners.

Texas School District Purchases 1,300 Interactive Smart Flat Panels

Smart Technologies has entered a major software contract with United Independent School District.

Howard U Middle School Gets Augmented Reality Sandbox for Science Classes

The University of California, Davis recently brought an augmented reality (AR) sandbox to students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science to help them learn about Earth science and watersheds.

ThingLink Launches VR Editor for Schools

ThingLink, provider of an interactive media platform, has unveiled a new multimedia editor designed to allow users to annotate 360-degree images and videos and view them in virtual reality.

Teachers Creating and Curating OER-Based Curricula: An Example from Tullahoma City Schools

Expanding the conversation around "Reinventing Curriculum": In this week’s blog post, Superintendent Dan Lawson explains how his district is creating OER curricula. Dan's post is a thought-provoking response to our earlier blog post about the challenges teachers face in creating OER materials.

Quick Channel Bridge Brings Recording, Streaming, Media Management to Pexip Infinity

Abiliteam has Quick Channel Bridge, a platform that integrates capture, streaming and media management capabilities directly within Pexip’s Infinity collaboration solution.

Wearable Technology Expected to Flourish in Classrooms

Classroom wearable technology in the United States is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of nearly 46 percent over the next four years, according to a recent report released by Research and Markets, a Dublin, Ireland-based market research firm.

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