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

TeacherCast

With so many choices on where to build your digital classroom, the questions often arise: “Why do I need a learning management system? Geared toward K-12 education, it provides teachers with the ability to create assignments, track student progress, collect student work, assign grades, and manage the classroom efficiently and effectively. These include, but aren’t limited to: Google Drive, Turnitin, Respondus, Quizlet, Playposit and more! Google Classroom.

Thwart Tech-Savvy Quiz Takers with Locked Mode

EdTech Magazine

Unfortunately, these technologies also come with their own challenges. Many schools have resorted to expensive and clunky classroom management software to help monitor behavior while students engage with technology. Locked Mode, a new feature in Google Forms and Classroom, allows educators to lock down the testing environment on school-managed Chromebooks. . MORE FROM EDTECH: Check out how technology can help teachers mitigate bad behavior in the classroom.

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How Colleges Can Improve Accessibility In Remote Courses

Edsurge

Colleges have long had offices designed to support students who have learning disabilities and to encourage broader accessibility in the classroom and beyond. They've been really receptive to learning new technologies and being very patient with us as we're trying to assist all of them.

What is Cheating in the Digital Age?

Tech Helpful

For some, it's because they are actively aware it is happening in their classrooms. For others, it's because they have heard it is happening in someone else's classroom. For instance, at our school, we use the LMS Canvas but it doesn't inherently lock a student into a quiz tab while taking a quiz so we have bought the "hack" known as Respondus Lockdown Browser as an add-on to do this. Are we still testing our students as if they didn't have access to technology?

Illuminate Education Joins Google for Education Partner Program as a Premier Partner

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The collaboration will create interoperability with Google Classroom, streamlined navigation for users, and enhanced insights to drive personalized learning. The collaboration will create interoperability with Google Classroom, streamlined navigation for users, and enhanced insights to drive personalized learning. Educators will be able to connect learning activities in Classroom with assessments from Illuminate to create a more comprehensive learning experience. ?

Digital Testing Safeguards

Tech Helpful

In 2013 I wrote my first blog post on managing technology usage in the classroom. The fear of off task behavior still seems to be one of the main reasons teachers are hesitant to use technology five years later. It starts with intentional boundaries being placed on students anytime technology is in their hands from pre-K forward. I believe wholeheartedly that classroom management of students on devices is a digital citizenship issue.