21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Augmented Reality Math System Adds Student Journals, Free App

Alive Studios is adding two new components to its Math alive augmented reality system designed for pre-K and kindergarten (and for grades 1 to 3 as an intervention).

Interactive Constitution Classroom Edition on Its Way

The current interactive Constitution features scholars debating each provision and citing relevant decisions. Those experts have been selected with guidance from two constitutional law organizations, the American Constitution Society (considered progressive) and the Federalist Society (with primarily conservative and libertarian leanings).

Report: Zero Change in Student Achievement Gap over 50-Year Period

A new report finds a persistent achievement gap is present among students despite advancements in educational funding.

AAXA Rolls Out Sub-$1,000 Mini 4K Projector

AAXA Technologies, known for its micro and pico projectors, has launched a new 4K/ultra HD-resolution "mini projector" that comes in at less than a thousand bucks.

Switch in Curriculum Alone Doesn't Boost Student Outcomes

A cross-institutional study found that textbook choice hardly matters in improving K-12 student achievement. The project was led by researchers from the University of Maryland and Harvard University.

5 Must-Haves for Any 1-to-1 School

Plano ISD manages a 1-to-1 environment with 52,000 Chromebooks. Here, two tech administrators share the five essential tools that make it all work.

Mentorship for the YouTube Generation

At Tustin Unified School District, new teachers and their mentors use video of classroom instruction to find which areas of their practice work, and which need improvement.

Free Tools Aim to Help Teachers Implement PBL in the Classroom

Each project guide includes a "driving question," a project description, the learning standards the project addresses, the anticipated outcomes and reflection questions to help educators bring the learning to life in their own settings.

University-Created Virtual Field Trips Deliver Interactive Exploration for Free

"Virtual Field Trips," offers interactive experiences captured during actual expeditions with scientists doing current research. Some of the trips include adaptive feedback and adaptive pathways. The resources are already being used in high school and college classrooms to supplement lessons in biology, earth sciences, geology, anthropology and other studies.

Detroit Schools Expand Dual Enrollment Program to Cover All High Schools

Some of the pathways will lead to certification or other industry licensing for the students; others will reduce the number of credits needed for students to earn an associate's degree or a bachelor's degree.

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