21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Report: Games and Online Video Gain Traction in Education

Nearly half of all teachers — 48 percent — are using games in their instruction now, according to a new Speak Up research report released by Project Tomorrow. That’s more than double the percentage from five years ago.

Parents, Teachers, Students Split on Overtesting

Parents, students and teachers have radically different views on the value of time spent on tests. According to a new poll conducted by Gallup on behalf of the Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA), while 83 percent of teachers surveyed said they think students spend too much time on tests, 75 percent of students and 52 percent of parents said they think students spend the right amount of time or not enough time on them.

New Report Offers Tech Blueprint for Student-Centric Learning

The traditional course management system isn't cutting it for schools trying to implement a student-centered learning model, according to a new report from the International Association for K-12 Online Learning.

Blackboard Web Community Schools Get TeacherLists Integration

In time for the 2016-2017 school year Blackboard's K-12 web content management system will now include the ability to post school supply lists from TeacherLists.

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.

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.

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