21st-century learning

Transitions to Digital Media: Are School Libraries on the Way Out?

If your school librarians are feeling beleaguered these days, well, they have good reason. But is this the beginning of the end for school libraries? Not by a long shot, says Susan Ballard, president of the American Association of School Librarians.

Preparing Educators for Technology Integration

A Certificate for 21st-Century Teachers

Tablet Integration Takes Hold in School

Are Your Students Ready for Future Work?

Teaching "transcendent" skills that will mark successful workers in the future.

Homework or Not? That is the (Research) Question.

Weighing the conflicting evidence.

Tutoring and Homework

Services adapt to fit 21st-century assignments.

Evaluating Sources in a Wikipedia World

Finally, some answers to the not-so-old student question—"Why can't I just Google it?"

Test Scores + Observations + Surveys = Effective Teacher Ratings

Facing the World: Telepresence in Education

This guide focuses on interactive video communication, or telepresence, which simulates a traditional face-to-face environment, the very oldest form of teaching, but no longer limits students and teachers to being in the same place. Participants at multiple sites are able to see, hear, and interact with each other in real time. Telepresence is assisting K20 schools around the world in overcoming geographic and financial barriers.