21st Century Resources

Explore these resources to find valuable educational materials. Please add resources, links and descriptions below in alphabetical order by the name of the resource:
Name
Link
Description of resources
MILE Guide
http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=33&Itemid=52
Milestones for Improving Learning and Education (MILE) Guide for 21st Century Skills to assist educators and administrators in measuring the progress of their schools in defining, teaching and assessing 21st century skills.
Partnership for the 21st Century
http://www.p21.org/
According to their Web site, "The Partnership for 21st Century Skills is a national organization that advocates for 21st century readiness for every student. As the United States continues to compete in a global economy that demands innovation, P21 and its members provide tools and resources to help the U.S. education system keep up by fusing the three Rs and four Cs (critical thinking and problem solving,"
Route 21
http://www.21stcenturyskills.org/route21/index.php
This is a one-stop-shop for 21st century skills-related information, resources and community tools.
Thinkfinity
http://www.thinkfinity.org/21stCenturyHome.aspx
Thinkfinity is the revamped version of Marco Polo. Now funded by The Verizon Foundation, they partner with the major national teacher professional associations, e.g, NCTM, NCTE, IRA, NSTA, etc., providing lesson plans, links to primary source materials, simulations. and resources for tomorrow's teaching.
The Gateway
http://thegateway.org/
(NEA) Gateway to 21st Century Skills - View your state's academic standards - Achievement Standards Network (ASN)
Khan Academy
http://www.khanacademy.org/
Watch, practice and learn anything for free
TED: Ideas Worth Spreading
http://www.ted.com/
Talks and performatnces from TED and partners available for free.
Educational Origami
http://edorigami.wikispaces.com/
A wiki about 21st Century Learning and 21st Century Teaching
Online Learning
Online Learning Information and Resources
Resources on vendors and discounts, standards for online learning, blended learning, fast facts on online learning and other good news!