Moodle users gain bonus points with eThink Education and the Training Arcade ™

The Game Agency

With their years of experience in e-learning services, Moodle Partner eThink Education are rapidly becoming the go-to people for anyone needing help with in-house training. The company recently announced an exciting partnership with The Game Agency. This means that 100,000 Moodle users will now have access to The Training Arcade library of customisable games. The company offers cloud hosting, integration, consultation, implementation and management services.

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

We use Moodle as a Learning Management System. So you can have these types of assessment items on a Moodle platform. He has published two books titled Testing over Teaching: Mathematics Education in the 21st Century and The Making of a Presidential Mathematics and Science Educator, has published numerous articles, was a lead in writing the world’s first cloud based open source CCSS-M aligned K-8 texts ( www.learnzillion.com ), and is currently working on his third book.

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For Some Students, #DeleteFacebook Is Not Really an Option

Edsurge

She also liked posting links to articles, and enjoyed seeing students do so too. She says if she was still using Facebook groups, she doesn’t think the recent news about the company would bother her. In the past years, the education technology industry has given rise to a number of companies that have tried to create “Facebook for schools” tools to help connect students and teachers with one another—without all the other personal life updates.

A Guide to Picking a Learning Management System: The Right Questions to Ask

Edsurge

Over the past 10 years, new learning management systems (LMSs) have sprung on the scene to rival the Blackboards and Moodles of old. And with certain established companies like Pearson pulling out of the LMS ranks , where do you start? Students and faculty live a significant portion of their daily lives online in social media spaces,” writes University of Central Florida’s Tom Cavanagh in his article on the LMS selection process.

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Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

” Re-reading that article now makes me cringe. At the time, I wrote about the importance of APIs; the issues surrounding data security and privacy; the appeal of platforms for users and businesses; and the education and tech companies who were well-positioned (or at least wanting) to become education platforms. The company has raised some $77.5 But raising venture capital can make a company’s prospects of sustainability worse.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. Thank God we spent the last 20 years paying a dozen middle-aged white men to rehash the same articles on how political correctness on campus is the true threat to free speech [link] — Dara Very Rude Elevator Screamers Kaye (@DaraKaye) October 29, 2018. Really looking forward to this new testing company though!

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” asks Moodle News. ” (Actually the article is just a promotion for three books penned by people close to Edsurge.). Via The New York Times : “This Company Keeps Lies About Sandy Hook on the Web.” ” “This company” is Wordpress.com.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. ” Sandler is also the founder of the ed-tech company Nibletz. ” I’m putting this story here as it discusses VCs’ willingness to continue to invest in Mike Cagney , the former head of the student loan company SoFi. The company: RIB Software SE. “ Apple is now a $1 trillion company,” says The Verge. My apologies that this is a day late.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Each week, I gather a wide variety of links to education and education technology articles. There’s also an article on financial aid and cybersecurity in the data and surveillance section below. Actually it’s Trilogy Education’s bootcamp , as the UO is outsourcing instruction to this company. Companies Should Know About Asia’s Edtech Market.”

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via the AP: “A new federal lawsuit by Pennsylvania ’s attorney general says the nation’s largest student loan company engaged in abusive practices that have cost borrowers billions of dollars.” ” The largest student loan company is Navient. ” (The narrative structure of these sorts of articles is always the same: crisis occurs; tech will save the day. She’s an investor in a company that targets that group.)

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Politico : “A complex legal battle involving dozens of debt collection companies fighting over contracts with the Education Department has essentially suspended the government’s ability to collect defaulted student loans , the Trump administration disclosed in a court filing on Monday night.” ” Edsurge gets the company’s take on criticisms of its business model. Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“ From the article that ”innovative teaching practice" appears to be project-based learning. ” The article is accompanied by a photo of a classroom full of Asian students – as if Asian is not American. Shernaz Daver , Udacity ’s chief marketing officer, is leaving the company. Via Edsurge : “​How Apple , Salesforce and Other ‘ Platform ’ Companies Can Help Close the Skills Gap.” These companies get $1.5