21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


U Southern California Ed School Packages Teacher Training

The University of Southern California's education school has developed a set of online and blended training courses to help teachers develop their skills in working with diverse learners.

Adobe Releases Free Voice App for iPad

Adobe today released a free new app for iPad designed to give "voice" to educators and students who want to create engaging presentations, combining voice, video, motion graphics, still images and music.

Zyrobotics Intros TabAccess for Assistive Tablet Access

Technology startup Zyrobotics has introduced a device called TabAccess, which is designed to help people with limited fine motor skills use Android and iOS devices.

Microsoft Office Mix Turns PowerPoint Presentations into Online Interactive Lessons

Microsoft today released a preview version of Office Mix, a new PowerPoint addon that lets teachers create rich media presentations and interactive lessons and share them online.

Global Projector Market Sees Growth While U.S. Stays Flat

In the first quarter of 2014, the worldwide projector market grew 7 percent compared to the same period last year, reaching 1.87 million units, according to market research company Futuresource Consulting. In the U.S., however, market volume increased just 2 percent.

New Bio Labs for Online Courses Feature 3D, Animation

eScience Labs has introduced the second edition of its introductory biology lab kit, an online platform featuring 28 labs designed for non-majors in first and second semester online or hybrid courses.

Moodle dialog box for scorm integration

Integrating Video Quizzes into Moodle Using SCORM

In our previous tutorial, we looked at using Moodle in concert with SCORM to record whether or not a student watched a video assignment. As an addendum, we'll use SCORM to help us record a quiz score related to that video in Moodle's gradebook.

U Arizona Project Develops STEM Literacy with QR Codes

Arizona Project WET, an initiative of the University of Arizona that aims to develop water stewardship and STEM literacy among K-12 students, has launched a project that uses smartphones to guide participants through a habitat restoration area.

University of Michigan Tool Provides Free 3D Views of Prehistoric Skeletons

A new online repository from the University of Michigan will make hundreds of 3D images of prehistoric bones available to students and the general public, with thousands more expected to be added.

The Google Classroom home screen (prerelease) includes class cards that provide a summary of open assignments.

Google Developing Free LMS as Part of Apps for Education

Google is now taking applications for a limited preview of a new app called Google Classroom — a tool that brings learning management functionality to the Google Apps for Education suite.