21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Florida Virtual School Switches to D2L's Brightspace LMS

The largest online public school district in the United States is moving to a new learning management system.

App Assists Teachers With Integrating Digital Content Into Lessons

With the TES Teach with Blendspace mobile app, teachers can easily create engaging, interactive lessons from their iPads.

Worldwide Tablet Shipments Drop More Than 12 Percent in Second Quarter

Worldwide tablet shipments, including detachables and slates, reached 38.7 million in the second quarter of 2016, according to preliminary data from the International Data Corporation’s Worldwide Quarterly Tablet Tracker. That’s 12.3 percent less when compared to Q2 2015, as vendors begin to refocus their product lines and consumers hold off on purchases.

Illinois School District Adopts Digital STEM Curriculum for Next Generation Standards

Troy Community Consolidated School District 30 has adopted a new digital STEM curriculum for use by students in grades K-8 district-wide.

Echo360 Tools Aim to Turn Panopto Video into Learning Assets

Echo360 has launched an upgrade program designed to help users transform Panopto video into learning assets for the Echo360active learning platform.

FCC Says AT&T Violated E-Rate, Overcharged Florida Schools

Telecommunications giant AT&T overcharged two Florida school districts for phone service and should have to pay about $170,000 to the U.S. government to settle the allegations, the Federal Communications ruled this week, as reported by Ars Technica. AT&T disputes the charges and will contest the decision.

MasteryConnect Launches Mobile Assessment App

MasteryConnect has launched a new mobile app that will allow teachers to take advantage of its digital assessment platform as they move around the classroom.

Poll Everywhere Adds Live Surveys

Poll Everywhere has updated its clicker-free response system, also dubbed Poll Everywhere, to include live surveys.

Learning Management System Market Expected to Grow $10.5 Billion in Next 5 Years

The learning management system market is expected to grow from $5.22 billion in 2016 to $15.72 billion by 2021, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets, an India-based market research firm. That increase represents a compound annual growth rate of 24.7 percent.

Police Get Secure WiFi Access at 3 Iowa Schools

The Iowa Department of Public Safety has launched a program that allows the state’s law enforcement officers to park their patrol cars outside schools and access secure, high-speed WiFi Internet service.

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