21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Google Seeks Teachers to Pilot 3D Virtual Field Trips

Google soon will be rolling out a new service, called Expeditions, that could take virtual field trips to a whole new level — and the company is accepting requests from educators to pilot the technology in their classrooms this year.

BoomWriter Launches Pro Version

BoomWriter has launched Pro, a suite of features designed to help teachers better assess student writing skills.

Florida School Revamps Classroom to Study Best Active Learning Practices

A classroom at a Gainesville, FL, research school is part of a Steelcase-funded study to find the best way to leverage physical classroom space to implement active learning initiatives.

LittleBits Opens Up Access to Kits in Educational Settings

The maker of kits with electronic building blocks hopes to make its products more accessible to teachers and students.

Earth To Serve as Living Lab in K-12 Digital Learning Platform

By fall 2016 a new digital learning platform will be introduced that sets up the Earth as a "living laboratory."

OpenEd Assesses 'Most Effective' Online Learning Resources

Animated flashcards and sub-two-minute videos turn out to be the most effective online resources for K-12 against all other common options. That's the finding determined by OpenEd, which recently studied the data generated from the results of assessments given to students who used its free online resources for educational purposes.

Versal Brings Mobile Functionality to E-Learning Software

Ed tech company Versal has added mobile functionality to its online course authoring tool, allowing users of Android and iOS devices to access courses and via a new mobile player.

Do-it-Yourself Game-Based Content Authoring Tool Set To Launch

Muzzy Lane Software is introducing its new set of tools that will let educators create their own games for their students in beta release and eventually wider distribution.

Virtual Field Trip Platform Connects Teachers with STEM Experts

A company that connects educators with industry experts for in-class virtual sessions has just added a new company to its roster.

NSTA Unveils 'Enhanced' E-Books for Science Teachers

The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) has launched a suite of electronic books, NSTA eBooks+, designed for science teachers.