21st Century Teaching & Learning Resources


Versal, Wolfram Partner To Facilitate Online Course Creation

Versal and Wolfram Research are joining forces to make it easier for teachers to insert interactive elements into the online courses and other learning experiences they create — without coding.

American Millennials Not Terribly Bright When It Comes to Pretty Much Everything That Matters, Analysis Finds

According to new analysis by testing company ETS, the generation of adults born after 1980 demonstrate "weak skills" in literacy, numeracy and technology problem solving —  in spite of having more years of schooling than all other previous generations.

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Course Design that Meets More Learners' Needs

Universal Design for Learning offers a flexible framework for students who need extra support.

MakerBot Debuts Starter Labs for Ready-to-Go 3D Printing

MakerBot has launched Starter Labs, kits designed to help educational institutions get 3D printing systems set up quickly.

Adaptivity Tops Gartner's Strategic Tech List for Ed

Even as education spending is expected to inch up two percent this year to reach $67.8 billion worldwide, the way in which school districts, colleges and universities are spending that money is evolving to reflect the growing digital nature of teaching and learning, according to Gartner. In a new report, "Top 10 Strategic Technologies Impacting Education in 2015," the business IT consulting firm ranked 10 innovations and tech trends that it believes the education CIO should plan for in 2015.

Jefferson College To Keep Students on Track with Open Source Advising Software

As part of its mission to promote student success, Jefferson College in Missouri is working with Unicon to implement Student Success Plan (SSP), open source case-management software that provides a "holistic coaching and counseling model for integrated planning and advising services."

Ping HD Debuts Digital Signage Management Platform

Ping HD has launched EngagePHD, digital signage software designed to support Samsung's system on chip Smart Signage Platform displays and LG webOS displays.

Research: Using Active Learning More Important than Flipping the Classroom

An active learning approach produces the same student learning outcomes in both flipped and nonflipped classrooms, according to new research from Brigham Young University.

Embry-Riddle Expands Dual Enrollment to Online Courses

A university with 150 campuses around the world and online offerings has just opened up dual enrollment specifically for high schoolers.

Michigan Invests $1.4 Million in Innovative Instructional Technologies

A three-year project at the University of Michigan will explore the best ways to expand innovative learning methods throughout a large university.