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

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With so many choices on where to build your digital classroom, the questions often arise: “Why do I need a learning management system? Schoology. Why consider Schoology? How does Schoology meet the pedagogy of today? Why would students want to use Schoology?

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

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

Edsurge

PowerSchool has reached an agreement to acquire Schoology, a provider of learning management systems with a sizable footprint among K-12 schools and districts. Schoology would be PowerSchool’s second purchase of a learning management system (LMS), after it acquired Haiku Learning in 2016.

Using Google Classroom with an LMS

Teacher Tech

Tweet Google Classroom is a great companion for classes that are using an LMS. Examples of popular LMS’s: Schoology, Edmodo, Haiku, Canvas, Moodle or Blackboard. Google Classroom and your LMS are not mutually exclusive. Classroom Google classroom google LMS

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How to Use Fortnite in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor: Adobe I use Adobe Premiere Rush to teach digital filmmaking in my classroom. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

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3 Strategies to Engage Students Remotely with StudySync Using Google Classroom

Catlin Tucker

Teachers using StudySync can use the Access Prior Knowledge Activities in the First Read Lessons to engage students in asynchronous online discussions using Google Classroom or a learning management system, like Schoology.

Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps

Educational Technology Guy

Google Classroom - web based, integrated with Google Apps, easy to use. Schoology -Schoology is a free course management system for educators that allows them to manage their lessons, post resources and assignments, create quizzes, link to additional resources, conduct online courses, provide one-on-one help sessions and host discussions. My Big Campus - My Big Campus allows schools and teachers to create a virtual classroom to use with their students.

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Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

The Electric Educator

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple tool, but with a little creativity and ingenuity it can do some awesome things! What is Google Classroom?

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

techlearning

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple tool, but with a little creativity and ingenuity it can do some awesome things! What is Google Classroom?

Haiku Deck Just Got Better: Welcome Haiku Deck Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Haiku Deck Classroom offers an easy way for educators to add and manage student accounts, integrate with Google Classroom and other CMS systems, sign in through Google, share projects to a classroom gallery, and more.

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Google Classroom

Kairos EdTech

Google keeps innovating to bring newer functionalities to their existing solutions for education, and they keep thinking about new solutions for increasing needs. This time, it''s Google Classroom. It is the effort to bring the power of a Learning Management System (LMS) to classrooms all over the U.S. These are some of the highlights: Google Classroom will be a part of Google Apps for Education. Allows classrooms to become paperless.

Google Classroom: Top New Features to Learn Over the Summer #gafe

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Alice Keeler @alicekeeler shares the must-try new features of Google Classroom. She also teaches us how we can learn Google Classroom features and hacks over the summer (even without students.) A must listen for people using Chromebooks or Google Classroom.

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Choice Boards 101: Strategies to Ensure Classroom, Professional, and Virtual Learning Success

A Principal's Reflections

First, I did a few Google searches for editable templates, which led me to an array of examples in Google Slides. Since pacing is a pivotal component of both personalized and blended learning, I did another Google search for ways to integrate timers into Google Slides.

A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems

Edsurge

Over the last two years, Google has taken its popular applications and outfitted it for the classroom. While many schools and districts continue to use existing learning management systems, such as Blackboard, Canvas , Moodle and Schoology , Google’s Classroom platform is increasingly catching teachers’ eyes. Many schools already use Google’s suite of productivity tools — Docs, Sheets and Slides.

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Record Video Directions and Maximize Your Minutes

Catlin Tucker

If teachers record their videos with Screencastify , the videos are automatically saved in your Google Drive and sharable with a link. Learning classroom management classroom tips lessons videoFew things are more frustrating than repeating yourself over and over.

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Assigning Homework In the Digital Age: The Benefits of Virtual Classrooms

EdTech4Beginners

With the advent of the Internet, some schools have started offering classes fully online for maximum flexibility, while other brick-and-mortar institutions are incorporating digital tools into their classroom and at-home assignments. Virtual Classrooms Can Turn Homework into a Game.

Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market

Edsurge

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. Even more confounding is all three Classrooms offer functionalities that one might find in a learning or device management system. Google Google Classroom. That worries me because Google tends to kill off products they can’t monetize.”.

Add Audio & Video Instructions to Help Students Navigate Work While Learning Remotely

Catlin Tucker

When teachers introduce tasks or assignments in the classroom, they often provide both text and verbal directions. Below are two strategies that teachers using Google Classroom can use to add audio and video instructions to assignments!

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Adapting to the New Classroom

techlearning

Diagnostic products and software systems that target specific areas of learning for improvement can help students find success, freeing educators to help every learner reach their personal best within one classroom. Google Classroom ? Google Classroom ?

Paperless Please

Hansen's Link to Tech

Sick of picking up paper handouts scattered throughout the school or classroom? Start creating a paperless classroom environment. Even if your classroom isn't a full blown 1:1 you still can limit your paper usage in a variety of ways.

Get Google-ly With Google! The Best Google Apps For Google-ly Teachers

MSEDTechie

What a fabulous day of sharing and learning at the Google Apps for Education Summit in St. Using Google Apps to Communicate Inside and Outside of the Community from msedtechie I also walked away with an enormous wealth of NEW resources that I am so excited to share with you!

Learning Management Systems: Who are they for?

Reading By Example

A teacher can use an LMS for a variety of classroom functions, including communicating the learning objectives, organizing the learning timelines, telling the learners exactly what they need to learn and when, delivering the content straight to the learners, streamlining communications between instructor(s) and learners, and providing ongoing resources. Google Classroom , Schoology and Edmodo fall into this category.

Learning Management Systems: Who are they for?

Reading By Example

A teacher can use an LMS for a variety of classroom functions, including communicating the learning objectives, organizing the learning timelines, telling the learners exactly what they need to learn and when, delivering the content straight to the learners, streamlining communications between instructor(s) and learners, and providing ongoing resources. Google Classroom , Schoology and Edmodo fall into this category.

Distance Learning Resources

A Principal's Reflections

Over the years I have written extensively on the power of technology to empower learners both in and out of the classroom. Google Hangouts and Zoom are great options to disseminate content through video just by pushing out a link.

Tis’ the Season to be Jolly! 25 Days of STEM Goodies

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can submit their work via a linked Google Form or post on your LMS (Google Classroom, Seesaw, Edmodo, or Schoology). Template: To create your own interactive digital calendar: Go to my Google Calendar Template , click Use Template, and edit as you like.

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5 Things Every Digital Citizen Should Know #digcit

The CoolCatTeacher

For each digital citizenship item, she gives classroom examples. Listen to 5 Ideas to Connect Your Classroom with TW Williamson who teaches in Taiwan. Google Classroom. Schoology.

Extensions, Add-Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom

MSEDTechie

Google Apps for Education has totally transformed the way we teach and communicate inside and outside of the classroom. Through tools like Google Drive , Google Hangouts , Google Earth and Blogger , we can create authentic learning experiences for our students more than ever by promoting collaboration and helping them access their work anywhere and anytime. Curious to learn more about how to better use Google in your classroom?

Snow Day? 7 Ways to Keep Teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

When dramatic weather hits — be it snow or violent storms or another emergency — it becomes impossible to reach the classroom. Big Blue Button is one of my favorite virtual classrooms. Google Hangouts. Google Classroom. Schoology.

Collaboration Tools in Education - new partnership Dropbox and Klaxoon

Educational Technology Guy

Google for Education and Microsoft for Education are two the most popular, with apps like Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. There are others, like Schoology, Edmodo and more, that are also used. Dropbox Education aims to bridge the gap between the classroom and workspace by developing student collaboration, a soft skill employers are in need of. The new app also sponsors instructor success by increasing the pulse of the classroom.

Receive Files into Your Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive

Learning in Hand

Now you can also choose to have your files sent to Google Drive or Microsoft OneDrive. Google Drive and Microsoft OneDrive offer significantly more storage for free than Dropbox, so this is a very welcome addition. Drop It To Me at dropitto.me

Tis’ the Season to be Jolly! 25 Days of STEM Goodies

Teacher Reboot Camp

Students can submit their work via a linked Google Form or post on your LMS (Google Classroom, Seesaw, Edmodo, or Schoology). Template: To create your own interactive digital calendar: Go to my Google Calendar Template , click Use Template, and edit as you like. Resources: Genially , ThingLink , Google Slides, Google Drawing. Part of the December 2019 STEM Resources Digital Calendar ! Happy holidays!

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Create and share story time and read-aloud videos

eSchool News

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How to Choose the Right EdTech Tools for Your Classroom

Fractus Learning

The world of educational technology is a rapidly changing universe, complete with hundreds of “must-have” tools for every classroom and every teacher. I am a firm believer in the power of educational technology in the classroom. Flipping” your classroom can feel like a daunting task.

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7 Authentic Assessment Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Sometimes it derives evidence of learning from anecdotal observation, watching students apply prior learning, working in groups, or participating in classroom discussions. Thanks to technology, there are lots of fun and effective ways to assess learning in ways that transform your classroom.

3 Apps to Help Brainstorm Next Year’s Lessons

Ask a Tech Teacher

Mindmeister has a Google Apps add-on that will turn bullet lists into mindmaps. Google Spreadsheet. Or how about this scenario: Your school changes their lesson planning tool, say from Edline to Schoology. build the lesson plan in Google Spreadsheet.