21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Gale Offers Science Curriculum-Aligned, Digital Resource with 3D Capabilities

The company’s new product allows instructors to incorporate digital and 3D content into the classroom that is mapped to national science curriculum.

4 Ways Teachers Are Learning To Use Technology To Benefit Students with Special Needs

When it comes to technology-related professional development for teachers of students with special needs, a wide variety of options are available.

California Virtual Parks Program Adds Tablet Viewing

An elementary school in Southern California will be the first to experience an online state park program that uses a tablet-outfitted mobile studio.

PresenceLearning Redesigns and Re-releases Lightyear Tool

PresenceLearning, a provider of live, online therapy services, has released Lightyear, a newly re-designed therapy program that offers high fidelity and live health sessions while reportedly putting less demand on school network bandwidth. The program is designed so that more schools — particularly schools in areas with limited access to high-speed Internet — can gain access to PresenceLearning’s extensive network of clinicians to assist students with special needs.

HP Ships Quad HD Chromebook 13

HP and Google have collaborated to produce the new HP Chromebook 13, an ultra-thin laptop powered by the sixth generation Intel Core processor. The all-metal Chromebook 13 is only 12.9 millimeters (0.5 inches) thick when closed and weighs 2.86 pounds.

Google Classroom Gets Scheduling, Organization Tools

Google has released another update for Classroom, its learning management tool that integrates with Google Apps for Education.

Siemens Competition Invites Entries in Math, Science, Technology

Registration has opened for the 2016 Siemens Competition in Math, Science & Technology, a nationwide science research competition for high school students. Scholarships of $1,000 to $100,000 will be awarded to winners.

Texas School District Purchases 1,300 Interactive Smart Flat Panels

Smart Technologies has entered a major software contract with United Independent School District.

Howard U Middle School Gets Augmented Reality Sandbox for Science Classes

The University of California, Davis recently brought an augmented reality (AR) sandbox to students at Howard University Middle School of Mathematics and Science to help them learn about Earth science and watersheds.

ThingLink Launches VR Editor for Schools

ThingLink, provider of an interactive media platform, has unveiled a new multimedia editor designed to allow users to annotate 360-degree images and videos and view them in virtual reality.

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