21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Girls Who Code Debuts App

Girls Who Code has launched its Girls Who Code Loop app, available on iOS and Android for free. The platform serves as a community forum for questions and announcements on coding, college, jobs and internships.

InfoComm to Offer AV Education at Downey School District

InfoComm International, the trade association representing the commercial audiovisual industry in the United States and internationally, has signed an agreement with Downey Unified School District in Los Angeles County to offer foundational AV coursework.

XYZprinting Releases Da Vinci miniMaker

This week, Southern California-based XYZprinting is shipping its first education-focused 3D printer, the da Vinci miniMaker. The child and beginner-friendly 3D printer is designed for STEM and STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) projects.

How Teachers Leverage Mobile Technology

Despite widespread acknowledgment of the advantages of mobile computing, students in nearly one-third of classrooms do not have regular access to mobile devices in the classroom.

Ohio Online Schools Say They Will Appeal State Audits

Several of the nine Ohio cyber schools under investigation for allegedly inflating student attendance records say they will appeal state audits and challenge efforts to recover tens of millions of dollars already provided in tax money.

NJ School District to Roll Out Literacy App

Englewood Public School District in New Jersey purchased a literacy app for students in grades pre-K–3.

Learning.com Launches National Coding Competition

To support the national Computer Science for All intiative, Learning.com has launched the first annual Code-a-Thon, a nationwide coding competition for elementary and middle school students.

New STEM Solutions Offer VR Experiences

Pitsco Education and zSpace have teamed up to introduce STEM Expeditions, a VR software and curricula that teach STEM topics to students in grades 7–9.

9 Ohio Cyber Schools May Have to Pay State $83 Million

The Ohio Department of Education could demand repayment of $83 million from nine online charter schools for allegedly inflating student attendance records.

California's Largest STEM Symposium Starts Sunday in Anaheim

California’s largest STEM symposium starts Sunday at the Anaheim Convention Center. About 3,000 educators and advocates of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) are expected during the fourth annual California STEM Symposium, which runs Sunday through Tuesday, Oct. 11.

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