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? Schoology. Why consider Schoology? Schoology is an LMS that has the visual appeal of a social media application like Facebook, which provides students with a platform they are comfortable in. How does Schoology meet the pedagogy of today? Why would students want to use Schoology? Google Classroom.

How Social Media Encourages Plagiarism (and Six Ways You Can Fight It)

Edsurge

Has the ubiquity of social media given plagiarism new life? Whether or not the Internet is to blame, plagiarism seems to have become more socially acceptable across grade levels. Whether or not the Internet is to blame, plagiarism seems to have become more socially acceptable across grade levels. Resources for preventing plagiarism in your classroom: Strategies for Prevention and Detection , Washington University in St.

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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. 5 Idea Friday Administrators All Grades All Subjects Computer Science Teachers Digital Citizenship Flat Classroom and Global Collaboration High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) Higher Education Librarians Middle / Junior High Grades 6-8 (Ages 10-13) Social Media Students Teachers

Want Kids to Be Kind on Social Media? Let Them Chat

Graphite Blog

Someday, I’d like all of my students to grow up to be the kinds of people I would want to friend on Facebook, or Instagram, or Snapchat, or whatever the social media du jour is at the time. Even if they don't seek me out, I'd like to think I'd be proud to include them in my social media circle. Google Classroom, Edmodo, Schoology: They all have a chat feature.

Stop Fighting Social Media. Start Working with Students + Teachers to Integrate It Into Learning!

The Innovative Educator

Instead the newly released social media guidelines for students 12 and younger incorporated the participatory design process and were developed with rather than for students and teachers. They wanted the district to recognize that students are using social media for academic and career success and respect their use of these platforms. They told us their favorite uses of social media.

Fact or Fallacy: What’s the State of Digital Learning in Schools?

EdTech Magazine

At the same time, even the most tech-savvy of us have f aced challenges with integrating digital learning experiences into classrooms. . A study released by Schoology this year tackled a few of the challenges that educators, students and families face with technology in the classroom. Fallacy: Social Media Has No Place in the Classroom. In fact, social media can be a powerful teaching and learning tool when used strategically.

Alaska’s Nome Public Schools and Discovery Education Launch New Partnership Bringing Dynamic Digital Content

eSchool News

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Create and share story time and read-aloud videos

eSchool News

These story time and classroom read-aloud videos may be hosted on the educational platform and/or YouTube (as an “Unlisted” file) until the end of the current school year, after which we request that they be removed from the educational platform and/or from YouTube, unless this permission is extended for the next school semester.

Virginia Discovery Education Science Experience Wins Approval

eSchool News

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Latest Updates to Discovery Education’s Flexible K-12 Platform Keeps All Learners Connected to Engaging Content, Instructional Strategies, and Professional Learning

eSchool News

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Among the collections recently added to Discovery Education’s flexible K-12 learning platform is the Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) Center.

Creating Interactive Lessons Through App Smashing

A Principal's Reflections

If the plan is to just “deliver” content though video, this constitutes no real difference from direct instruction in the classroom. Most schools are relying on their Learning Management System (LMS) such as Google Classroom, Canvas, Microsoft Teams, or Schoology to push out work. For more ideas follow #remotelearning on social media. Remote learning has been thrust upon school districts. The result has been disruptive change like we have never seen before.

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Flipgrid vs. Recap: What's the Best Video Response Tool for Your Classroom?

Graphite Blog

While Flipgrid is focused on being a fun, social video-response platform, Recap is more of a multimedia response tool that allows for differentiation. If you're looking to encourage student discussion and self-assessment, then check out our comparison below and find out which tool is the best fit for your classroom! Flipgrid emphasizes social features, with student-to-student replies and custom reactions, similar to Instagram and Snapchat.

Missouri’s Kansas City Public Schools Selects Discovery Education to Support a Community-Wide Commitment to Student Learning and Success

eSchool News

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms worldwide. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

Four ways to seal education’s missing link during COVID-19

The Christensen Institute

Now as a parent of elementary schoolers, I’ve been frustrated when my children have faced both academic and social struggles that went on for weeks or even months before I found out about them.

NASA and Discovery Education Invite Educators and Students Worldwide to Join the Exploration of Mars Through a Special Livestream of the Perseverance Rover’s Landing

eSchool News

To commemorate this historic occasion, Discovery Education —the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms—is partnering with NASA to bring students worldwide a special no–cost livestream of this momentous event.

Camden and Discovery Education Launch New PK-12 Partnership Supported by the Subaru

eSchool News

Discovery Education is the global leader in standards-aligned digital curriculum resources, engaging content, and professional learning for K-12 classrooms. Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

New Posted Resources 05/11/2012

The Web20Classroom

Download: "Own Your Space" was written by Linda McCarthy, for Internet savvy "tweens" & teens, and their parents or educators.

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

Edsurge

An example of a "narrative stream" on the Schoology LMS platform. Schoology) Lindsey Own, a STEM educator at the Evergreen School and lover of the Canvas LMS platform, agrees—though to her, the most important part of a simple design comes in the form of the long, narrative stream (like the one shown above). Pennsylvania social studies teacher Tami Flood adds that it’s worth checking to see “if there’s a parent app” to share information about student progress. #3:

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Who Should Truly Have the Power in K-12 Edtech Adoption?

Edsurge

It’s faulty to assume an IT professional (some of whom haven’t stepped in a classroom in years and others who have no teaching experience at all), would make decisions without consulting with the end user. This has had a profound impact on Reardon’s teaching, freeing him from having to be at the front of the classroom so that he can interact with his students while he lectures. share ideas and learn about technology in their education-focused social media groups.

Reform is Happening

A Principal's Reflections

The brainchild of Schoology and myself, we set out in mid-August to plan an unprecedented free conference that would provide educators of varying experience with practical strategies to successfully integrate technology in the classroom. Here are just a few of the highlights: Adam Bellow electrified the crowd with his presentation 10 Webtools to make your classroom rock ! Teachers from my District were really intrigued by the Schoology platform.

Getting Girls into STEM: The Power of Blended (and All-Female) Instruction

Edsurge

Many teachers now run paperless (or nearly paperless) classrooms, giving them back hours of extra instructional time. We turned to Padlet for collaborative, online work, FaceTime and Google Hangouts for discussions, and Schoology for sharing video and audio assessments. It was creative and dynamic—a true demonstration that learning need no longer be confined to the four walls of a classroom. Jackie, the team captain of St.

We Have a Winner! Student Summit Grant

EdTechTeam

During a Summit, students work with world class educators learning to how to utilize technology in the classroom. The 175 classrooms at THS serve approximately 1900 students and 150 teachers. Google Apps for Education , Chromebooks, and digital resources such as Schoology and online textbooks have given students ownership over the time and space of their learning.

Preparing to Take School Online? Here Are 10 Tips to Make It Work.

Edsurge

Google Classroom. Schoology. It is during this phase that assessment of learning, feedback cycles, student voice, and supporting individuals—both in terms of learning and in terms of social-emotional needs—all need to enter a new phase. Explain to the audience that the reason to avoid putting content in an email, text or social media post is that you want to ensure that the information is always up-to-date.

Discovery Education Experience Updates Tailored to Support Students and Educators for Remote, Hybrid, or In-Person Learning

eSchool News

Only available to Discovery Education Experience partners, the new English Language Learner (ELL) Center provides additional professional learning, instructional support, and relevant content connections for educators to differentiate learning for these ELL students in and out of the classroom.

The Business of 'Ed-Tech Trends'

Hack Education

It will continue to support charter schools, helping them with challenges like developing students’ “ social and emotional skills.” The Dick and Betsy DeVos Family Foundation, which has given money to charter schools (including Success Academy Charter Schools), media organizations (including The 74), and conservative education organizations (including Jeb Bush’s Foundation for Excellence in Education).

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

I think it’s called “social emotional learning” in education circles though.) ” Former Kaplan exec Justin Serrano has been hired as the president of Schoology. ” Via Wired : “With Venues, Oculus and Facebook Push Social VR Into New Territory.” ” Kaltura has acquired Rapt Media. ” Via Pew : “ Teens , Social Media , & Technology 2018.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

was named in an investigation by The Associated Press last year for sharing racially charged content on social media.” Via The Guardian : “ Trump bans agencies from ‘providing updates on social media or to reporters’ ” This ban has been targeted at scientists at the EPA and USDA in particular. Teacher on Paid Leave After Confederate Flag Found Hanging in Classroom.”