21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Chrome-Based Interactive Display Launching This Quarter

Display manufacturer InFocus has partnered with Chrome device manufacturer AOpen to launch an interactive Chrome whiteboard display designed specifically for use in education.

State Testing in PA Gets a Trim

The revisions will divert test preparation and testing time back to regular classroom instruction, adding about two days, according to one estimate.

How Our Enterprise LMS Helps Students Own and Lead Their Own Learning

Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation in Indiana was looking for a tech-enhanced tool centered on teaching, collaboration and assessment, and went through three different learning management systems before settling on one that worked for teachers and students.

Teachers and Historians to Develop Free, Open Online Curriculum

Historians and teachers in California are working together to develop free, open, online instructional materials for teaching history and social sciences in K-12.

As Rural Participation in AP Courses Climbs, Average Passing Scores Hold Steady

A new assessment has found that students in rural areas are rapidly catching up on Advanced Placement (AP) testing compared to their urban and suburban peers.

New Quizlet Feature Lets Students Customize Study Materials with Pictures

Diagrams allows students to annotate images, maps and other graphics with information, helping them to study efficiently and interactively.

College Program Promotes 'Freshman Year for Free'

The Modern States Education Alliance, a group of public colleges and universities, has posted a set of on-demand college classes that wannabe-students can take for no cost, including digital textbooks used in the courses.

Amazon Writing Tool Taps AI to Help Students Become Better Writers

Amazon has introduced a new online writing curriculum for grades 4-6 that incorporates natural language processing technology for features like the Writing Coach, which delivers immediate feedback to students. The tool aims to make writing relevant and engaging for students, without compromising the writing process.

Report: Schools Are Being Duped by Marketers on Personalized Learning

In an annual report on school commercialism trends, National Education Policy Center researchers assert that personalized learning is turning student data into a marketable product and extending the reach of commercializing activities into students’ everyday lives at schools.

PublicSchoolWORKS Debuts Online Concussion Trainings to Keep Student Athletes Safe

In an effort to keep student athletes safe, PublicSchoolWORKS has released a suite of concussion-related safety trainings for coaches, educators, nurses or other staff clinicians at schools.

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