The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

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Teachers can also implement elements of gamification rather easily as Schoology provides access to “student completion settings”, hidden folders or assignments, and a badge creation tool. All of this can be used to truly differentiate how and what, students access. These include, but aren’t limited to: Google Drive, Turnitin, Respondus, Quizlet, Playposit and more! The simple “feed” lists all assignments on one page making it simple to locate and access class materials.

Thwart Tech-Savvy Quiz Takers with Locked Mode

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MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how technology can help teachers mitigate bad behavior in the classroom. This locks down the Chromebook so that the quiz takers can access only the current tab containing the quiz. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how one Texas school tackled their one-to-one chromebook program. Can’t Access Locked Mode? Check out Respondus LockDown Browser, Securly or Windows 10 ’s ability to create a test link to provide a secure testing environment.

Digital Testing Safeguards

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Access Codes - Codes serve as a safeguard that students cannot access exams when you are not ready for them to access it. Giving students the code right at exam time and then changing the code once everyone is in is a way to make sure different sections you teach are not accessing the exam when they are not in your presence. By choosing to filter the IP address you can prevent students from possibly accessing or finishing an exam at home without a proctor.