21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources

Flipped Initiative Launches First Certification Track

A new organization dedicated to improving the practices of the flipped classroom has introduced a certification program intended to give teachers and administrators a foundational understanding.

Online Platform Offers Interactive STEM ‘Experiences’

The National Science and Technology Medals Foundation launched an online platform offering three engaging “experiences,” or activities, that highlight the work of American scientists and technologists.

New MOOC Uses AR to Teach About Water Cycle and More

A new massive open online course (MOOC) launching today uses augmented reality (AR) technology to teach about the water cycle — and how to build AR models for future coursework.

Flipped Learning Organization Recruits Ambassadors

An organization launched in June to expand the use of the flipped classroom has selected a sizable group of "ambassadors" to promote the practice in their own communities.

EBSCO Launches Content Management System for Libraries

EBSCO Information Services has launched Stacks, a hosted content management system for libraries, and Stacks Mobile, a native app for iOS and Android devices.

New NEC LED Displays Designed for Long-Distance Viewing

NEC Display Solutions of America has launched a new line of direct-view LED displays designed to be easily viewed from long distances, making them suitable for outdoor signage on building exteriors and indoors in large auditoriums or lecture halls.

Photomath App Update Solves Handwritten Math Problems

Photomath, a free app for iOS and Android devices, enables students to take photos of their handwritten math equations and receive step-by-step instructions for solving the problem.

Full Release of Minecraft: Education Edition Coming in November

The full version of Minecraft: Education Edition is slated to be released Nov. 1 with new features, including a "Classroom Mode." Nov. 1 will also be the cut-off date for users of the free early access edition.

Nonprofit Delivers 10 Million Accessible E-Books

In addition to delivering millions of accessible e-books, Benetech released a set of resources aimed at helping publishers and other content creators understand how to make content accessible from the start.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Debuts New Math App for Grades K-2

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has launched Go Math! Go, a new iOS app designed to playfully engage young students in interactive math experiences.

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