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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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.

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

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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?”

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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.

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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!

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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. (Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. In August, CMS finished bringing Wi-Fi to every mobile classroom.

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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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A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

Course Management Systems (CMS). A Visual Cheat Sheet For Education Technology. by TeachThought Staff. Keeping up with technology is impossible, even for blogs like Mashable, Engadget, and Techcrunch that do it for a living. Moore’s Law and all.

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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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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.

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Integrated Education Management System ASSIST Expands Content with Apex Learning® Tutorials Research Proven to Improve Students’ Scores

techlearning

ASSIST is a single integrated system with a student data (SIS), student learning management (LMS) and curriculum management (CMS) system.

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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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‘Gender Unicorn’ Lesson Prompts Complaints in Charlotte, NC

K-12 Schools - Education News

Created by the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district (CMS), the purple character with two hearts on its chest known as the “Gender Unicorn” is set to appear on a number of training materials for faculty and staff meant to help train students on the issue of gender identity.

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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. CMS is implementing Essential Physics in all 19 high schools that offer physics or honors physics courses.

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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.

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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.

Catalyzing Teacher Growth and PD Ownership with Video Observation

Edthena

How does Edthena help your staff and coaches to provide personalized, purposeful support to CMs? What is the vision for the experience of Bay Area CMs, and how does video coaching help you move toward that goal?

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The paradox of quality measures in healthcare

The Christensen Institute

Announced in February, 2016 by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Service (CMS) and America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP), the new core metrics are intended to simplify and standardize the existing measures which have been viewed as convoluted, inconsistent, and ineffective.

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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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ASSIST Integrated K-12 Education Management System Announces Integration with Scantron® Online Diagnostic Student Assessment

techlearning

ASSIST is a single integrated system with a student data (SIS), student learning management (LMS) and curriculum management (CMS) system. Founded by a team of experienced education professionals, ASSIST combines all aspects of a student data (SIS), student learning management (LMS) and curriculum management (CMS) system, simplifying school-wide management and allowing for schools to focus on student learning and outcomes.

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Teens School Peers on Distracted Driving: There’s No “Fine” Time to Text

techlearning

All of us in CMS are very proud that our students’ work has been nationally recognized,” said Joey Burch, principal at Levine High School. “By -- Toyota TeenDrive365 Video Challenge Selects Winner from 1,300 Submissions in Nationwide PSA Competition -- Silver Spring, Md.

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Know Thy Impact

Reflections

It was chosen by a teacher on our PBIS team and it always takes me back to CMS and that first official day as Principal "All still means all, right? Doesn't mean some of them , or the easier ones, or the ones with only great manners.

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The Midas Touch shatters Theranos’ dream of disruption

The Christensen Institute

Early last week, reports surfaced that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) had threatened to sanction Theranos Inc., an early-stage diagnostics company, by banning founder and CEO Elizabeth Holmes from participating in any laboratory business for at least two years.

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Single Gender Classrooms Offer Comfort to Younger Students

K-12 Schools - Education News

Principal Lisa Bailes of CMS schools said she has yet to be able to differentiate between the test scores of students in the two types of classrooms, reports Andrew Dunn for The Charlotte Observer.

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Is Thank You Enough?

Reflections

So my dear team at CMS, please allow this post to be my big present to each and everyone of you for an incredible year of putting students first.

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5 ways to improve your school website design right now

eSchool News

That being said, design is not something you should fear since it does not present a difficult task given the development and advancement in the CMS that enable even those without much designer skills achieve great results.

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Districts move to single sign-on solution

eSchool News

Schools extend access to multiple web resources with a single sign-on system using one user ID and password. SchoolMessenger, a platform for school community engagement, has launched SchoolMessenger Passport, its new K-12 single sign-on product.

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?A Playbook to Go Open: 5 Steps to Adopting OER

Edsurge

When considering a platform to house all the content and metadata, think about what tools are already being utilized, such as your district’s Learning Management System (LMS), Learning Object Repository (LOR) or Content Management System (CMS). Adoption of digital learning resources is taking hold in schools and districts across the United States.

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5 Companies to Watch in 2011

The Electric Educator

Alongside my search for curriculum providers I also began researching content management system (CMS) for virtual schools. While Blackboard dominates the marketplace, BrainHoney is a very impressive CMS geared toward the K-12 market.

District launches responsive website from Rediker Software

eSchool News

RediSite websites are built with the user-friendly content management system (CMS) concrete5. Waltham Public Schools chooses Rediker Software’s RediSite for their 10 schools and district office to meet the increasing mobile needs of parents, students and staff.

NEC Displays reveals interactive 4k touch displays

eSchool News

Targeting the retail and transportation markets, this solution combines the NeoFace Engage analytics solution from NEC, the Microsoft Kinect camera system, the Microsoft Kinect Ambient Intelligence Toolkit (KAIT) and StratosMedia Content Management Software (CMS).

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