5 Companies to Watch in 2011

The Electric Educator

After interviewing many prospective companies I became frustrated with the lack of innovation and impressiveness of their products. 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. Learn Boost is a startup company that has developed a gradebook program that has great potential.

The Future of eLearning - 10 Trends To Be Aware Of

ViewSonic Education

Thus far, adaptive learning has been largely experimental, with companies and competitors having spent the past couple of years working out the kinks and engaging in small-scale execution.

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Watch this space: 3 phenomena that will drive healthcare innovation in 2019

The Christensen Institute

Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS), accounting for a whopping 37% of all national health expenditures, has been particularly influential on this front.

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

EdTech Magazine

Her company learned that the holistic approach is what impacts school in the most positive way, addressing the health and needs of the entire organization. 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.

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Mission Accomplished: Academy Gets New Website in One Week

Gaggle Speaks

After reaching out to more than two-dozen companies, North Valley Military Institute found Gaggle. “It’s It’s not an exaggeration to say that I probably called 30 companies before I called Gaggle,” recalled Superintendent Dr. Mark Ryan. “I

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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.

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


ASSIST is a single integrated system with a student data (SIS), student learning management (LMS) and curriculum management (CMS) system. The company’s mission is to share this cost-effective, comprehensive solution making a significant difference for education worldwide. # # # #.

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


ASSIST Education, formerly known as ASSIST LLC, partnered with Scantron to add the assessments into ASSIST , the company’s Integrated Education Management System for K-12 schools. The company offers software and services to meet the needs of school customers’ assessment programs regardless of where they are on the technology spectrum—pure paper, pure online, or anywhere in between.

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


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 Inspired by the global media company Discovery, Inc.,

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

I wrote “an explainer” of sorts on Thiel and his politics, and I listed the education companies that he’s invested in. Have any ed-tech companies, particularly those funded by Thiel or Zuckerberg or Y Combinator, spoken out about this? Presidential Campaign Politics.

Create online learning with 123ContactForm

Nik Peachey

Here you can get the code to publish your educator forms into your bog website or CMS, or get a link to email out to students. What I'm not so sure about As I said the company runs on a freemium model, so many of the best features are the ones they charge for.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Christopher Pappas shares this article on avoiding the pitfalls of poor instructional design, i.e. using an LMS/CMS as a document repository with a built-in discussion forum. The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. It is a never failing spring in the desert.