Can CMS’ proposed ACO changes really help Medicare beneficiaries?

The Christensen Institute

CMS has created a number of ACO programs over the last six years in an effort to improve care quality and reduce care costs across its Fee-for-Service Medicare population. According to CMS’ recent analyses, ACOs that take on higher financial risk are more successful in improving quality and reducing costs over time. So one important objective of CMS’ proposed changes is to increase the rate at which ACOs assume financial risk for their beneficiaries’ care.

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LMS & CMS Discussion - #TECSIG Fall 2013 Breakout Session

EdTechSandyK

Some CMS/LMS systems districts are using: Moodle Schoology Edmodo Project Share Epsilen iTunes U Blackboard Collaborate Blackboard - U of H Clear Lake Desire2Learn Administratively difficult to use multiple systems at university level. Unified design) Deep understanding of the LMS/CMS and how it works. CMS LMS online learning

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Why a Free CMS Isn’t Ideal for School & District Websites

Gaggle Speaks

There are a lot of free content management systems (CMS) out there: Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, Google Sites, and that’s just scratching the surface. The CMS you’re looking at might be free, but you could be required to pay for the components you need to build the final product you have in mind. Access Now >> Why a Free CMS Isn't Ideal for School & District Websites Click To Tweet.

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Friday 5 — 7.15.2016

Perry Hewitt

As someone who has been through the process more times than I'd care to admit, her observation about "irrational uniformity," the tendency to slavishly shoehorn everything into the CMS, is apt. Friday Five app augmented reality brand cms content facebook Friday5 nintendo social strategy videoPokémon fever struck this week with the release of Pokémon Go, an augmented reality app that allows players to catch virtual characters populating physical spaces. Here's how it works.

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5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

Classroom Management Software Course management systems (CMS) are designed to provide a platform for teachers to reach thousands of students all at one time in one course. classroom management cms edtech guest post lms 5 Recent Advances in Educational Technology Imagine going to school without getting out of bed.

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Friday 5 — 11.27.2015

Perry Hewitt

Friday Five app cms culture Friday5 messaging open source research trends WordPressIt’s been an odd, three-day work week on the interwebs. We had the #SlackDown maelstrom with an impressive social media save, fake Don DeLillo joined Twitter to announce a fake death, and then a real Jeff Bezos joined Twitter to announce a real disposable rocket launch. Go figure. In more substantive news: WordPress has disrupted itself, according to founder Matt Mullenweg.

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Google Classroom: LMS or NOT?

Teacher Tech

” LMS or CMS LMS stands for Learning Management System. Technically what most people refer to as an LMS is actually a CMS (Course Management System). Tweet I hear Google Classroom frequently referred to as an LMS. The question is… “Is Google Classroom an LMS?” ” and “Can I use Google Classroom if I have an LMS?” An […]. Beginner Classroom Google

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Telehealth is taking off. Stakeholder alignment can ensure it lasts.

The Christensen Institute

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) plays a significant role in what is and is not reimbursed not only by the government, but also by insurance companies. As a result, CMS will help determine the sustainability of telehealth as the COVID-19 crisis recedes.

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4 important questions to ask when considering #WordPress

TeacherCast

The simple fact that WordPress can be a blog, newspaper, pinboard, video screen, live broadcasting CMS or an "iPad-Like" front door to a Multi-Word-Pressed Educational Universe serves as a great starting point for any educator, school, or district.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. In the November 2016 Executive Summary , the researchers shared: When thousands of students respond to dozens of tasks there are endless variations. That was certainly the case in our experience.

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. Share to CMS: Students can easily share their Haiku Decks to Classroom Management Systems like Schoology, Edmodo, and more. . If you’re like me–and 20% of US schools–when you think of ‘online slideshow tool’, you think of Haiku Deck.

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Why Teachers Need to Open the Digital Door: LMS Platforms

CUE

Written by CUE Member Cynthia Sistek-Chandler, Ed D What is a learning management system and why should educators care about the LMS, the CMS (Content Management System) or other instructional management systems? What and Why? Online learning in K12 and in HIgher Ed is growing at an unprecedented rate. According to the Evergreen Report (2013), […]. The post Why Teachers Need to Open the Digital Door: LMS Platforms appeared first on OnCUE. Blended Learning

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Breaking the Link of Education Inequity Requires Courageous Conversations

edWeb.net

The equity initiative for CMS is based on their report, Breaking the Link. In a survey, 97% of the CMS teachers who responded said they thought they were teaching to the North Carolina education standards. By Stacey Pusey. WATCH THE EDWEBINAR RECORDING. LISTEN TO THE PODCAST.

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Pulling Care Out of Hospital—By Phone, Ambulance, and Good Ol’ House Calls.

The Christensen Institute

trillion annual health care expenditures, according to CMS. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is also promoting home- and community-centered care models, with programs like the new Emergency Triage, Treat and Transport (ET3) payment model.

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N.C. district targets online, blended learning solutions

eSchool News

Edgenuity, a provider of online and blended learning solutions, announced that Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), North Carolina’s second-largest school district, has selected Edgenuity as the district’s primary online and blended learning solution. CMS has always been a leader in online learning and we believe that all students should have access to the best education available anywhere,” said Hope Kohl, Director of Virtual Learning and Media Services at CMS.

How our district navigated ADA website compliance

eSchool News

Fortunately, we were already working with a content management system (CMS) provider, Edlio , to update our website. When my district received a letter from the Office of Civil Rights (OCR) telling us that our website was under review for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), we were panicked.

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Whatever Happened to Course Management Systems?

Edudemic

CMS tools often offered: a way for professors to upload content, like lectures, notes, […]. Back in 2012, Jason Blanchard wrote an article for Edudemic about the problems with Course management systems (CMSs), such as Blackboard and Moodle. At that time, CMSs were centralized platforms that host software tools essential for online course instructors and students. The post Whatever Happened to Course Management Systems? appeared first on Edudemic.

30,000 Chromebooks reach middle schoolers in N.C. district

eSchool News

North Carolina’s Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) is equipping each of its 30,000 middle school students with a laptop this year in the district’s latest move to make its classrooms more tech-savvy. The district began distributing Google Chromebooks in November, and the rollout should be complete by next month, said Valerie Truesdale, the CMS chief of technology, personalization and engagement. In August, CMS finished bringing Wi-Fi to every mobile classroom.

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New Mexico’s Carlsbad Municipal Schools Expands Relationship with Discovery Education to Support STEM Education

techlearning

New Mexico’s Carlsbad Municipal Schools (CMS) announced today it is expanding its partnership with Discovery Education for 3 more years to support a new K-12 STEM strategy set for implementation in 10 district schools. For a number of years, CMS’ educators have used Discovery Education Streaming, the award-winning comprehensive digital service supplementing instruction across all K-12 curricular areas, to create dynamic digital learning environments.

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8 ways to improve your school or district website

eSchool News

Use a content management system (CMS) – Many schools and school districts don’t have the in-house technical resources to develop a website that meets the needs of students, teachers, administrators and parents, and are looking for resources to help transform their web presence. This is where a CMS can help. CMS providers can also equip your website with the ability to scale up or down to meet web traffic needs.

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EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

CMS – Content Management System (a tool to build websites and apps). The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. In fact, this list will be up to date for a few hours and then more acronyms and terms will come along! But have a look and get familiar with what they stand for: 1:1 – One to one (usually talking about the ratio of devices in a class per child). API – Application Programming Interface.

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The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

ViewSonic Education

In many collaborative environments and workplaces, employers and managers commonly implement what is known as a content management system, or CMS, to create and store digital content. Dusty blackboards, smudged overhead projectors, and over saturated photocopies - Surely this sounds like many people’s education experience. If that’s the case, take solace in knowing that, in many schools, those factors are in the past. Today, eLearning reigns supreme.

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Highlight Key Elements for Success in Personalized Learning

The PL2C Blog

Charlotte, NC – Today The Friday Institute for Educational Innovation at NC State University’s College of Education and Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) released an in-depth case study on CMS’ Personalized Learning (PL) efforts. In 2013 when CMS began working with individual schools on their PL plans there was a recognition that the best avenue for success was in implementing a grassroots approach, grown organically and organized from the bottom-up.

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Q&A: Rod Houpe Uses Evidence to Drive Change in Schools

EdTech Magazine

Our CMS community members are a part of the entire process — people, processes and technology. At CMS, this means meeting people where they are and incorporating that sensibility into professional development. At CMS we concentrate on this approach and use good policies that outline and address expectations. Q&A: Rod Houpe Uses Evidence to Drive Change in Schools. jena.passut_7651. Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:28.

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Charlotte Schools Adopt Regs to Respect Transgender Identity

K-12 Schools - Education News

CMS Superintendent Ann Clark said the regulation has been in the works for a year, but fighting over the North Carolina House Bill 2 resulted in educators being confused and cautious, according to The Charlotte Observer’s Ann Doss Helms. Pat McCrory (R) continues to defend the anti-LGBT law, saying that CMS is “purposely breaking state law.” Mark Boyle of WCNC-TV reports that CMS attorneys say that they are only following the “ law of the land.”

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Flashcards by NKO

Technology Tidbits

Best of all are the CMS (content management system) features that allows teachers to track students, download thousands of flashcard decks, create folders, share, and much more. Flashcards by NKO is an excellent free iOS app that combines flashcards w/ Game Based Learning. This is a innovative easy to use educational tool that teachers and students are using to create flashcards and then use them in a variety of ways, such as: games, word search, bingo, etc etc.

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Trandori

Technology Tidbits

All search results are generated from user created content and it combines the best features of a LMS and CMS. Trandori is a rather interesting Kickstarter campaign for educators that introduces a new kind of search engine for interactive educational problems. This is an ideal resource for self paced learning. Below is a brief demo video. I highly recommend checking out Trandori by clicking here !!! For a more detailed review check out Edshelf.

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10 districts that have seen big blended learning success

eSchool News

It is exciting that Edgenuity recognized CMS as a top district for innovative approaches and commitment to students,” said Hope Kohl, Director of Virtual Learning and Media Services at CMS. Edgenuity highlights schools, districts implementing blended learning. As schools and districts try to better meet the needs of students with different learning styles, blended learning programs are becoming increasingly popular.

In the marketplace: Science achievement skyrockets, makerspaces expand, and more

eSchool News

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ (CMS) vision for science emphasizes inquiry, problem solving and communication. To support these skills and increase student engagement and understanding in physics, CMS has purchased Essential Physics, a comprehensive, high school physics program from PASCO Scientific. CMS is implementing Essential Physics in all 19 high schools that offer physics or honors physics courses.

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Personalizing Path & Pace Through Mastery Learning

EdTechTeacher

Learn more about CMS’s personalized learning work here: [link]. by Tom Driscoll. A core element of personalized learning involves tailoring students’ path and pace to their specific needs and interests. This practice is often coupled with the overarching philosophy of mastery learning, sometimes referred to as competency-based education.

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Making HTML Sites with Bootstrap Starter Kit

ProfHacker

But, if you’re not using a CMS like WordPress or Drupal, what are you going to use instead? More and more, individuals are turning away from large database-based websites for a number of reasons: ease of use, size, and archivability. My colleague Kris Shaffer has been working on this question. First up was Peasy (which I wrote about for ProfHacker ) and we’ve also been playing around with Ghost (which my site now uses).

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Mission Accomplished: Academy Gets New Website in One Week

Gaggle Speaks

Among the many benefits of its new website include: cost savings; teachers and users can easily create and edit website sections; a friendly CMS; and. Frustrated with its website and the little, to no, customer service it was receiving, North Valley Military Institute was on a mission to find a new web hosting vendor. After reaching out to more than two-dozen companies, North Valley Military Institute found Gaggle. “It’s

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Need an LMS next year? Here are three to consider

Ask a Tech Teacher

The term ‘LMS’ is often conflated with ‘SMS’ (student management system) and ‘CMS’ (course management system) because their purposes and tools are so similar. An LMS — Learning Management System — is a digital tool that tracks a wide variety of student-teacher interactions such as homework, grading, sharing of resources, parent communication, assessments, and more.

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The Post-LMS World: Social, Simple, Modern, Mobile and Student-centric

Edsurge

The LMS was originally the CMS—Course Management System. Despite its name, the Learning Management System (LMS) is not about learning. While it’s great for instructor workflows, it has always been a course management tool, not a learning tool. Today, the LMS is a technological staple for all courses across higher ed, whether online or traditional brick-and-mortar institutions.

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Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps

Educational Technology Guy

Here is my old classroom site and Physics blog as an example: https://sites.google.com/site/dandradeedusite/Home [link] I also know some teachers who use Google+ as their CMS using Circles and posting resources and announcements there and most teachers are now using Google Drive in some way to host files and share them.

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