How school admins use the LMS to achieve their goals


The school’s learning management system (LMS) is an indispensable tool for blended learning, personalized learning, and instruction in general. Choosing an LMS that works for your school is overwhelming enough as it is. Plus, an LMS reduces the need for face to face training.

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Top 5 LMS benefits for K-12 Students


Using technology in the classroom and especially an LMS to deliver the digital part of blended learning — which is probably the best way to learn and will become the norm in education — is a great way to equip students for the 21st Century world. 5 LMS benefits for K-12 Students.

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4 Reasons why an LMS is an excellent tool for your language classes


Although conventional lessons that take place in a classroom are the norm and are probably here to stay, bringing an LMS into the learning process can definitely improve learners’ engagement. 4 Reasons why an LMS is an excellent tool for your language classes.

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Top 5 LMS benefits for HE students


5 LMS benefits for HE students. Here are five benefits that an LMS brings to students of higher education. So when they log in their university LMS and check their learning analytics, they can take the best action in order to meet those goals.

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Beneylu School: A Clever LMS for your School

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Beneylu is a K-8 online learning platform that puts critical classroom applications, resources, activities, and games in a secure online universe that is accessible to parents, teachers, and students. Reviews Web Tools LMS

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Cikumas–an LMS that’s easy to understand

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An LMS that includes more than the basics is a double-edged sword. Because Cikumas is web-based it’s equally accessible from any platform, any device with an internet connection. Need an LMS next year? Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options.

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Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet

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There are a lot of options out there, but none had enough of the characteristics that most teachers I know look for with an LMS, namely: delivers content to students in a variety of formats. intuitive to use for both teachers and students, to encourage daily access.

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Why an LMS? Why Canvas?

Tech Helpful

While we are not a full fledged competency-based school in the way we teach, we now have a place where administrators can quickly have access to class averages on assignments and even dig deeper to see individual student results.

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Need an LMS next year? Here are three to consider

Ask a Tech Teacher

An LMS — Learning Management System — is a digital tool that tracks a wide variety of student-teacher interactions such as homework, grading, sharing of resources, parent communication, assessments, and more. That means it’s accessible from school or home, with any platform (including Macs, PCs, Chromebooks, and tablets). full access to Google Drive. Having said that, I have a similar complaint about most LMS programs I’ve evaluated.

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Using a school LMS to deliver PD for teachers


From Kindergarten to high school, and also at university level, educators of all subjects use a school LMS to manage all aspects of student learning. There are many ways in which an LMS with a comprehensive feature set can assist teachers in delivering their best instruction.

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Secrets of Accessible Online Content You Need to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In some of the statistics about online acceessibility , we see that, up to 20% of people are excluded from websites when our site is not accessible. What does accessibility mean?

What type of LMS is best for your school: proprietary, open-source, or cloud-based?


Wherever you turn, there’s something new that ed-tech people talk about, from big initiatives like BYOD programs to smaller things like new educational apps and even updated LMS features. What type of LMS is best for your school? Open-source LMS. Cloud-based LMS.

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How a school LMS encourages parent involvement


And the use of a school LMS can do just that. How a school LMS encourages parent involvement. Many schools have already adopted some form of class management, such as an LMS. School LMSs are accessible 24/7. Any good LMS allows you to login anytime, anywhere.

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8 Reasons to choose a cloud-based LMS for your school


Each LMS vendor has a unique selling offer, and your educational institutions has a unique set of needs. 8 Reasons to choose a cloud-based LMS for your school. Here are a number of reasons to opt for a cloud-based LMS for your school: Minimal initial costs. 24/7 accessibility.

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How a school LMS goes beyond surface learning for students


This is why learning management systems come in handy to all the teachers and students that want to “scratch beyond the surface” and access a deeper learning level. Teachers can do all these and more with the right school LMS. Surface learners are not a new species.

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Moodle and the next LMS: reflections and more questions

Bryan Alexander

They indicate the richness of today’s unfolding LMS discussion, and help illuminate where things might be headed. Text question from Josh: Anti-LMS – How do you respond to the anti-LMS pedagogy voices, even those who might object to an open-source tool like Moodle?

5 ways our centralized LMS supports UDL

eSchool News

When your LMS supports UDL, students reap the benefits. Enabling access for students and parents is equally as challenging, as is providing ongoing professional development for teachers who are using UDL every day in their K-12 classrooms. 5 ways our LMS supports UDL.

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Must-have features in any LMS


Learning platforms features are standardized because users expect each platform to have the same basic features, such as integrating a school’s grading system in the LMS. So what are these features that any LMS should have? Not only do they provide greater flexibility in terms of accessibility, but nowadays almost everyone owns a mobile device. This way, learning becomes more fun and engaging because both students and teachers are greeted with a socialized and friendly LMS.

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An LMS for Everyone?

Tech Helpful

Recently our school has been in the process of not only trying to decide if an LMS (learning management system) is important to implement school wide but also what LMS meets the needs of the community as a whole. Is it cost effective for us to choose certain LMS options.

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Is a learning portal different from an LMS?


″ display, your fingerprint for the secure access of the phone, your amazing pictures from Bali or from your back yard, with your friends and family, your selfies, your videos of your kids and pets, your documents, your apps, your everything. It isn’t, really. But it is.

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Old teaching strategies and modern technologies: Could an LMS be part of Montessori?


Perhaps the people who first thought about creating an LMS had a Montessori education background. Here are the basic Montessori classroom principles depicted into the features of an LMS: The working space is a carefully prepared and ordered environment.

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PowerSchool to Acquire Schoology, Pairing Major K-12 LMS and SIS Providers


Schoology would be PowerSchool’s second purchase of a learning management system (LMS), after it acquired Haiku Learning in 2016. The two companies previously partnered in 2017 on product integrations that allowed users to more easily access and share information across both systems.

A Principal’s Guide to Using an LMS

Gaggle Speaks

Implementing a learning management system (LMS) is no different. We’ve created “A Principal’s Guide to Using an LMS” to help you increase user adoption of your LMS and to help ensure that your learning management system is safe for teachers and students to use.

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Ensuring accessible content for all students

eSchool News

One of the keys in developing new digital materials is verifying that those materials offer accessible content for all students. Today, most learning management systems (LMS) and software programs offer some level of accessibility compliance checking.

Moodle and the next LMS: reflections and more questions

Bryan Alexander

They indicate the richness of today’s unfolding LMS discussion, and help illuminate where things might be headed. Text question from Josh: Anti-LMS – How do you respond to the anti-LMS pedagogy voices, even those who might object to an open-source tool like Moodle?

Using Your LMS to Help with Student-Led Conferences

Gaggle Speaks

With the help of your learning management system ( LMS ), what might seem to be a far-fetched idea is actually a real possibility. Use your LMS to house the preparation sheet template for easy access and assign it to each student.

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Edmodo: My LMS of Choice

Rebecca Davies

Edmodo is the only LMS I have found that has been taken on by these teachers and parents enthusiastically. Edmodo gives me and the teachers I work with access to all of the tools I need, without giving me a headache trying to work around unnecessary, university based tools.

4 Ways Your LMS Can Increase Student Engagement

Gaggle Speaks

Here are just a few ways to use your learning management system (LMS) to help solve the challenge of student engagement. We’re not encouraging you to conduct midnight class sessions, but with an LMS, you can post activities for students to complete at their leisure.

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How an LMS Can Solve Professional Learning's Challenges—and Keep Master Teachers Engaged


The idea of using a learning management system (LMS) to deliver professional learning and development to K-12 educators is not new—but it’s not quite mainstream, either. Face-to-face is still the ascendant modality, but LMS-for-PD is gaining serious traction, thanks to the efforts of educational IT innovators like Ken Dirkin. The organization has been providing LMS-based professional learning for the state’s educators since 2004. “We

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3 reasons elementary schools should adopt an LMS—and where to begin

eSchool News

Is it really possible for young learners to effectively use a learning management system (LMS)? This is a common question administrators and educational practitioners ask when considering LMS adoption at the district level.

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Pearson Realize course content now works with any LMS

eSchool News

Interoperability certification gives teachers, students freedom to assign and use any Pearson content regardless of LMS. LTI certified content has been designed, tested and approved by IMS to work with any certified LMS.

Finding and Creating Buy-In for a New LMS


Is your school looking for a new LMS? implementing the use of Learning Management Systems (LMS). The idea that FWSU needed a LMS became cemented in my thinking when I my college-age niece showed me the University of Vermont LMS. As I watched her access her classes, schedule, assignments, classmates, grades, teachers and email all in one place, I thought “How could we not have this for our school system?” Some were very familiar with LMS’ and some were not.

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How You Can Make Homework Easier for Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Because students couldn’t access school-based materials at home (for reasons like no internet or no digital device), I had to assign homework that could be completed without school resources, by themselves. What’s an LMS. How to decide which LMS works best for you.

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Will Google Classroom be your next LMS?

IT Bill

Google is inviting educators to apply for a free preview of their “Google Classroom” The initial roll-out of the learning management system (LMS) includes several of the basic tools we are accustomed to seeing in other systems, including assignments and communications tools, along with a grade book. E-Learning / Distance Learning Emerging Technologies accessibility emerging technologies learner engagement learning technologies paradigm sustainability

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Why combining assessments and LMS technology is essential

eSchool News

It can be implemented in modern learning management system (LMS) technologies to help improve student learning, from their first day in kindergarten to their last day of earning a university degree. The Testing Effect and LMS Technology.

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