New Report Released by Schoology on Digital Learning

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In a new report released by Schoology, researchers made three key findings that have significant implications for digital learning. The post New Report Released by Schoology on Digital Learning appeared first on OnCUE. Learn CUE Spark digital learning edtech research Schoology

No Kidding: This Pre-Revenue Edtech Startup Just Raised $15M in Series B Funding

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But the company has kept mum on specifics to everyone else, only sharing that it’s seen “viral growth across hundreds of thousands” of U.S. It took some time for the company to build all these tools. Last year, the company followed up with the aforementioned features that gave teachers more controls over assigning and grading students’ work. But that could change as the company rolls out its newest product, Kiddom Academy.

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

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It could be Google Classroom, it could be Schoology, it could be Blackboard, it could also be Microsoft OneNote. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

In the News: Educational Android Apps Improperly Track Children

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Levin of EdTech Strategies, a consulting group that has looked closely at the issue of ad-tracking on school district and state education websites. … But from a practical perspective, said Levin of EdTech Strategies, the researchers have highlighted just how significant the children’s-online-privacy challenge is in the mobile age. ” Which companies have apps that are flagged for privacy invasions by the study authors? Schoology.

A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems

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While many schools and districts continue to use existing learning management systems, such as Blackboard, Canvas , Moodle and Schoology , Google’s Classroom platform is increasingly catching teachers’ eyes. Along the way, the company has added features for teachers to manage several classes and invite collaborators, as well as adding the API for administrators and developers to integrate Classroom with outside applications. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market

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It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. Since then, the company has kept a steady rhythm of new features including new features like email summaries for guardians, polling capabilities , and easier data transition for graduates. Education Technology Enterprises Edtech Business

Twelve Years Later: How the K-12 Industry and Investment Landscape Has Shifted (Part 2)

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Twelve years ago, Amplify CEO Larry Berger and I wrote about the “ pareto distribution ” of companies in the K-12 sector. Most revenue was generated by a few winner-take-all companies, then there was a long tail of subscale operators. Supply of new companies has reached a fever pitch.

A New Endeavor (#TSETC)

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A few weeks ago Schoology , an educational technology company based in New York City, approached me and wanted to hear my views on technology. I was telling him about how excited I was to co-host this conference with Schoology and proceeded to tell him about some of the potential presentations on web 2.0. For more information on the evolution of the TSETC check out this post by Schoology.

Which Apps Are Safe for Kids? Three Tools That Read the Fine Print for You

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A recent New York Times investigation found that many companies receive such precise, extensive data on their users that they—and anyone else they share this information with—could easily identify a single individual and pinpoint their location. That user data is often sold to or shared with other companies, such as advertisers who have a vested interest in behavioral data, and it’s not as anonymous as people think. AppCensus Another tool—though not specific to edtech—is AppCensus.

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

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And with certain established companies like Pearson pulling out of the LMS ranks , where do you start? 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). We use Schoology.

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Hack Education Weekly News

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Via Education Week : “ DeVos-Backed Company Makes Questionable Claims on Autism , ADHD.” ” “Betsy DeVos Won’t Shed Stake in Biofeedback Company , Filings Show,” The New York Times reports. ” Via Politico : “ Stanley Buchesky , formerly a managing partner at the venture capital firm The EdTech Fund , will work [at the Department of Education] on budget and finance issues.” The company has raised $120.5

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

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LearnLaunch Institute , the Massachusetts Personalized Learning Edtech Consortium (MAPLE) functions as a professional learning community for 32 district members that aim to implement personalized learning. Moodle, Schoology, Blackboard and Summit round out the top five.) The idea that MAPLE exists to help LearnLaunch-affiliated companies sell products to schools “couldn’t be further from the truth,” says Klau.

How Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s iZone Went from ‘Cool’ to Cold

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Exactly how many schools are actively engaged in iZone projects is unclear: The NYCDOE press office disclosed that 50 schools abandoned the iZone’s iLearn program between 2015 and 2016 to develop their own blended and online learning materials or to use outside resources including Google Classroom, Schoology, or Canvas. They are getting different information about what good innovation or edtech is,” he explains.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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This follows the company’s recent integrations with Canvas and Schoology and its OneRoster alignment. The combined companies now extend from enrollment to graduation in districts that include traditional public, charter, and independent schools across the country.

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

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What was less certain then was that flipped would still be going strong a decade after those first bite-sized chemistry lectures appeared online, and that it would spawn a global movement, picking up devotees in dozens of countries around the world, or that edtech companies from EDpuzzle to PlayPosit and Schoology would still be making money off it long after that first news cycle came and went.

The Long Life of a Data Trail

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Within educational technology, tech companies can acquire data via multiple routes. Examples of services like this include many EdTech products out there, including Edmodo, Remind, ClassDojo, Schoology, most digital text offerings from traditional publishers like Pearson and McGraw Hill, learning programs like Agilix Buzz, and app ecosystems like Amplify tablets, iPads, and Chromebooks.