21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Schools Adopt Tech to Prime Development of Earliest Learners

The National Association of Elementary School Principals announced the winners of its Digital Leader of Early Learning Awards during NAESP's annual conference last week.

Tennessee Music Programs Produce Digital Works

Students in music programs across Williamson County use music production software to compose original works.

Nation's First District-Wide Blended Program Set to Enter Year 2

A year after a Yuma, AZ district introduced an iPad 1-to-1 program into grades K-8, at least one of its schools is seeking grant money to set up a program that would provide activities before and after school for students as well as classes for parents.

Using Websites and Videos to Support Hybrid Programs

At White Bear Lake High School, hybrid learning is supported in part through the use of a website for students and teachers and student-produced video about the basics of blended learning.

Personalized Learning Report Talks to Teachers

A new report from two organizations that promote innovation in teaching offers guidance from teachers themselves about how to shift classroom practices in the direction of personalized learning.

Blackboard Unveils "Ultra Experience"

Blackboard, which produces Blackboard Learn 9.1, has gone into "general availability" with the new "Ultra Experience." It has also announced considerable enhancements to 9.1, provided in what it is now calling the "Original Experience."

Ohio's Largest Charter School Loses Attempt to Block Attendance Audit

Ohio’s largest charter school and largest online K-12 school, the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow (ECOT), lost an attempt in court Monday to block a state audit of its attendance and state funding.

Omaha Opening State's First Public Virtual School — for Homeschoolers

The largest district in the state of Nebraska will be testing out the viability of a virtual school starting this fall.

Technavio Announces Top 4 Emerging Trends in LMS

Technavio, a London-based technology research firm, has determined what it assesses are the most important trends expected to impact the learning management systems (LMS) market in the United States from 2016 to 2020.

K12 and California Virtual Academies Settle with State

A Virginia-based for-profit company that operates online charter schools in California has reached a $168.5 million settlement with the state’s attorney general's office over allegations that it manipulated attendance records, engaged in false advertising and overstated the academic progress of students.

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