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WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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BLACKBOARD ALLY ( www.blackboard.com ) Blackboard announced that Blackboard Ally is now available for multiple learning management systems used by K-12 school districts. Among the new updates includes Blackboard Gradebook integration.

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NovoEd co-founder Amin Saberi was replaced by Ed Miller, a former Blackboard exec. Blackboard replaced its CEO. In part, their struggles are a result of controversies surrounding the Common Core State Standards, which were supposed to streamline and procurement the development of curriculum and assessment. According to Edsurge , changes to the Elementary and Secondary Education Act will soon be another “ win for ed-tech vendors.”

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3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

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Developed by Blackboard, Desire2Learn, itslearning, Takai, Canvas, and a host of others, these solutions focus on helping educators organize and orchestrate learning tools, educational approaches, and whole courses.

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The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

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The conference is held in the online platform Blackboard Collaborate, and instructions for joining any sessions and to find the schedule in your own time zone are at [link]. And special thanks to Blackboard Collaborate for the terrific conference platform.

The Social Learning Summit Is Tomorrow - Online and Free

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All sessions will be publicly available to attend through the online Blackboard Collaborate platform, and every session will be recorded and made available immediately following the conference. Tomorrow, Saturday, April 21st, is worldwide 2012 Social Learning Summit , a one-day virtual conference being held as a partnership of Classroom 2.0 and the Discovery Educator Network. The Summit is from 9:00am - 3:00pm US Eastern Time.

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Via Education Week : “New Test Pitched As Alternative to Common Core-Focused High School Exams.” ” “Word about the Vector Assessment of Readiness for College, or Vector A.R.C., has been making its way through the conservative blogosphere,” writes Catherine Gewertz, “which is pitching it as a tool for families who don’t want their children taking college admissions tests that reflect the Common Core State Standards.”

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STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

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MP3 and MP4 versions will be available as well as the full Blackboard Collaborate recordings, although they take some days to process. Gary Bass Meaningful STEM-Based Learning in a University/Elementary School Partnership - Maria D.

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