21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


A Deepish-Dive Into an NGSS-Aligned, Elementary School Lesson Roadmap

What does Next-Generation Science Standards’ "three-dimensional science learning" look like in the classroom? In this week’s blog, we examine a specific NGSS lesson, implemented in the Collabrify Roadmap Platform, that has third-grade students using their “three-dimensional science learning” to actually build a small toy that moves.

STEM Micro Campus: Middle School Converts Computer Lab into Innovation Space

The lab is used for robotics, coding and computer aided drawing and design lessons, as part of a "STEM micro campus" within the school.

New Series Scrutinizes Instructional Practices with the Research Behind Them

A new series of "bite-sized" monthly articles from the Learning Accelerator is examining learning science of various instructional practices. The Learning Accelerator is a nonprofit that promotes professional development for teachers and site leaders to help them learn how to use personalized learning to improve education.

LEGO Education SPIKE Prime Brings Coding and Robotics to the Middle School Classroom

LEGO Education today revealed SPIKE Prime, a hands-on classroom robotics and coding system for grades 6–8.

Panorama Education Launches Intervention Tracking System

Panorama Education is incorporating student intervention tracking into all-in-one platform to deliver actionable insights for educators.

National Geographic Partners with Britannica to Expand Middle School Content

The partnership will bring primary source and multimedia content to National Geographic Learning’s middle school U.S. history program.

How to Narrow the Skills Gap

A new report from the Nation School Boards Association looks into how school districts can help high school graduates close the skills gap.

Apple Supporting Digital Literacy Nonprofits

Apple intends to support three major media literacy nonprofits in their work to help young people develop critical thinking skills. The News Literacy Project and Common Sense in the United States and Osservatorio Permanente Giovani-Editori in Italy will each get help from Apple in advancing their missions.

Ready Classroom Mathematics Uses Discourse to Develop Mathematical Thinking

Curriculum Associates has released Ready Classroom Mathematics, a new hybrid print/digital curriculum for K–5 mathematics.

Teaching STEAM without Screens

A music teacher shares how she taught her K-4 students science, technology, engineering, arts and math without sitting them down in front of laptops or tablets.

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