21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


3 Keys to a One-Year Literacy Turnaround

In a district where students are divided by enormous distances and language barriers, a vice principal found a way to quadruple the number of students reading at grade level.

Report: Personalized Learning Helps Students

Students who experienced personalized learning in school gained about three percentile points in mathematics relative to a comparison group of similar students, according to a RAND report.

A Thumbs Up to Open Up for Delivering Free, Curriculum-Scale OER

In 2016, OER (Open Education Resources) are undergoing a major transformation: rather than educators needing to struggle with searching OER repositories containing millions of OER objects and then trying to stitch together those OER objects into coherent lessons, organizations such as Open Up Resources are producing curriculum-scale, OER-based courses. Finally, OER is coming of age!

North Carolina District Adopts PASCO’s Lab Sensors and Software for 87 Schools

Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools in Charlotte, NC recently rolled out a blended learning program using learning resources from PASCO Scientific and now the school district wants to adopt the company’s wireless sensors and accompanying software to foster hands-on, inquiry-based learning opportunities in STEM classes.

Six Steps to Creating Engaging and Effective Classroom Podcasts

With proper planning and attention to detail, student-made podcasts add a new dimension to 21st Century classroom learning, according to a high school teacher in California.

Vernier Providing Educators with Resources for Gathering Data During Solar Eclipse

Oregon-based Vernier Software & Technology is providing tips and resources for viewing the “Great American Eclipse,” Aug. 21, 2017, and the scientific data-collection company is urging educators to collect and share data from the event.

Georgia Collaborative, Boxlight Partner to Strengthen Capacity for Girl-Serving STEM Programs

Classroom technology company Boxlight has been selected as the convening agency for the Georgia STEM Girls Collaborative, which works with schools, informal educators, educational programs, businesses and industries that are committed to boosting girls’ engagement in STEM.

75 American Public Libraries Launch STEM Ed Programs for Underserved Communities

Seventy-five public libraries located in the United States have been chosen to receive resources, training and support to bring STEM education opportunities to patrons.

How to Assign Group Work in Google Classroom

Learn how to use Google Classroom's assignments feature to create and manage group projects for students.

Fantasy Role-Playing Game Motivates Students to Rely on Each Other to Learn

Classcraft, an online educational role-playing game (RPG), is now being used in more than 75 countries and by 2 million students in the United States as a classroom management tool. The game aims to make classroom management fun for teachers and students by putting the latter in charge of their own learning and making them rely on one another.

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