21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

D2L Updates Brightspace LMS with New Analytics Tools

D2L has unveiled the Autumn15 release of its Brightspace learning management system, which includes a variety of new analytics features and reports.

Blackboard Collaborate (Ultra) Touts Assistive Tech Adherence

Blackboard has improved accessibility functionality for its online collaboration application.

Ohio Online Learning Program Adopts New Virtual Curricula

The Ohio Online Learning Program is teaming up with a private partner to deliver its primary source of digital curriculum.

GameSalad To Launch Updated Game Development Program for K-12

GameSalad will launch an updated version of its GameSalad for Education program with an improved curriculum.

The Promise (and Perils) of Digital Textbooks

Whether buying whole texts, curating digital content or writing their own, educators want flexibility and reliability — which often means having printed materials on hand.

Pasadena USD Adopts Digital Curriculum for STEM

The Pasadena Unified School District has adopted a digital STEM curriculum designed specifically to meet the needs of the California Next Generation Science Standards.

It's Not the Device; It's What the Device Can Do

Devices are crucial as a conduit for content; however, they do not directly improve learning outcomes.

Nearpod Debuts Virtual Field Trips

Nearpod has partnered with 360cities to launch Virtual Field Trips for K-12 classrooms that don't require the use of virtual reality cardboards or other special kits.

Duncan Twitter Chat with Educators Spotlights Future-Ready Schools

The Future Ready initiative encourages school superintendents to sign a pledge to pursue a digital learning transition for their districts that includes such elements as ample bandwidth, professional learning and support for teachers and access to "quality" computing devices and digital content for all students.

Round Rock ISD Students Repair Legacy Hardware for District Families

High schoolers in Texas are getting the chance to repair computers that are then distributed to district families.