Supporting self-directed learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Google is famous for permitting its employees to spend 20% of their time in the office, working on a passion project. The urban legend is that Gmail and Google News are ideas that came out of this process.

Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

Edtech enthusiasts promote the benefits of innovations such as open educational resources (OER), learning management systems (LMS), and adaptive learning software. It’s easy to get caught up in the allure of new technologies.

Passwords, Permissions and Student Data—How One District Got Account Provisioning Right

Edsurge

One of the things that appealed to the district is that the platform is based on OneRoster , an open standard that governs the sharing of student data among different educational systems, such as an LMS or digital content platform. Case Study: Clay County School District. The adoption of online educational resources has placed applications and digital files at the center of the teaching and learning experience in K-12 schools.

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S’Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: FreshGrade, ScreenCastify, Quizlet Live

Edsurge

If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study. However, I liked the idea of broadcasting myself along with my PowerPoint/Google Slides presentations. Many of the options I found were for pay only, but Screencastify is a Google Chrome add-on. I have begun using Screencastify to create short, 5-10 minute videos that I plan to post to my LMS.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

” “Taking action,” in this case, meant releasing some case studies and posting a notice on the Federal Register about how a competitive grant program could provide a more “innovative” way to build assessments. “Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google Are Fighting a War for the Classroom,” Edutechnica wrote in June , with a look at how many colleges have adopted their competing “pseudo-LMSes.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The non-speakers: James Damore, the fired Google engineer, and Lucian Wintrich, a journalist with Gateway Pundit. “ Girls in the Middle East do better than boys in school by a greater margin than almost anywhere else in the world: a case study in motivation, mixed messages, and the condition of boys everywhere.” ” Via Times Higher Education : “ Online courses ‘more time-consuming’ to prepare for , study says.”