New Report Released by Schoology on Digital Learning

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It isn’t all about the technology. 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.

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

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The days of raising tens of millions in venture capital before making a cent in revenue are not over for the education technology industry. Other tools offering similar functionalities include Edmodo and Nearpod , and learning management systems like Canvas and Schoology. Education Technology Financing Edtech Business

How to Choose the Right EdTech Tools for Your Classroom

Fractus Learning

The world of educational technology is a rapidly changing universe, complete with hundreds of “must-have” tools for every classroom and every teacher. I am a firm believer in the power of educational technology in the classroom.

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My Two Current EdTech Obsessions  

Cycles of Learning

The more I teach, the less technology I use. Don't get me wrong, I love using technology as a strategic partner when designing lessons. Minus Schoology , the LMS leveraged at my school, this year I only (pretty much) used YouTube , GoogleDrive and Blogger.

My Two Current EdTech Obsessions  

Cycles of Learning

The more I teach, the less technology I use. Don't get me wrong, I love using technology as a strategic partner when designing lessons. Minus Schoology , the LMS leveraged at my school, this year I only (pretty much) used YouTube , GoogleDrive and Blogger.

My Two Current EdTech Obsessions  

Cycles of Learning

The more I teach, the less technology I use. Don't get me wrong, I love using technology as a strategic partner when designing lessons. Minus Schoology , the LMS leveraged at my school, this year I only (pretty much) used YouTube , GoogleDrive and Blogger.

3 Key Findings on the State of Digital Learning in K–12

EdTech Magazine

It should not be news that technology plays a major role in modern education because it is used in almost every school across the United States. Schoology recently released a report on the 2018-2019 state of digital learning in K–12 schools.

From Tech Newbie to Ninja to Sensei

Teacher Reboot Camp

Technology is just a tool. Recently, I conducted a webinar for SimpleK12’s technology day, Technophobe to Technoninja. I had a fun time creating the presentation, The Tech Ninja Guide , which is full of tips for integrating technology effectively. Send your student ninjas on learning missions with technology. Try Edmodo , Google Classroom , Schoology , Moodle, Edublogs , Haiku Learning, Wikis , or Google Apps for Education.

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STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Teachers often share resources with these keywords- Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) and Science Technology Engineering Arts Math (STEAM/STEM). With technology, students can create mindmaps, comics, eportfolios, digital stories, podcasts, videos, movie trailers, radio shows, blogs, scavenger hunts, infographics, multimedia posters, infographics and more! Create a virtual learning space with Edmodo , Schoology , Weebly , Wikis, blogs, or other social media tools.

10 findings about K-12 digital learning

eSchool News

Digital learning itself is expanding in schools, but access to classroom and home technology still remains a major obstacle, according to a new study from Schoology.

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

Edsurge

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. Remember that Google is a technology-vision company that is comfortable putting out new tools before they understand how the tools will be used. It is still worth watching and an important edtech tool.”. Education Technology Market Trends Edtech Business

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How to Package Your Digital Assignments

Shake Up Learning

gsuiteedu #googleedu #edtech… Click To Tweet. edtech #edchat #gsuiteedu #googleedu Click To Tweet. You could easily include all of this information and attachments on other platforms like Canvas, Schoology, etc. 3 EdTech Blog. #3 Must Read EdTech Blog.

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. Google Classroom, which is a core app within G Suite for Education, is reminiscent of learning management systems like Schoology or Blackboard or Canvas—but is free for any educator and works on Chromebooks, iPads and other mobile devices.

Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Flipgrid now integrates with multiple platforms including Google Classroom, Canva, Edmodo, Blackboard, Moodle, Sway, WordPress, Powerschool, Schoology, Brightspace, OneNote, and Teams. technology #edtech collaboration flipgrid flipgridfever iPad mobile app new features student voice

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

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How does Google Classroom compare with Schoology? TL Advisor Blog Classroom Management System edtech Google AppsGoogle Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool.

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

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I exclude technology from this analysis). It was a technology company, delivering test prep on a computer screen instead of in a paper workbook. Vulnerabilities vary: aging copyrights, failure to address new standards, outdated technology and distribution channel issues.

Add a Dash of Professional Development to Your Blended-Learning Program

EdTech Magazine

That technology includes HP and Lenovo laptops, tablets, G Suite for Education, NEC projectors , eBeam , Schoology learning management system, LanSchool classroom management software and Kajeet hotspots (for students to use at home).

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

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Common Sense Privacy Evaluations Common Sense, a nonprofit education and advocacy organization, maintains a database that evaluates edtech tools on whether they are safe for use in schools. AppCensus Another tool—though not specific to edtech—is AppCensus. For Duolingo, it found 15 trackers and 22 permissions, and for Schoology, a K-12 learning management system, it found three trackers and 11 permissions. Education Technology Data Privacy Policy

A New Endeavor (#TSETC)

A Principal's Reflections

So many exciting things have happened recently as a result of my own learning and growth in educational technology and leadership. A few weeks ago Schoology , an educational technology company based in New York City, approached me and wanted to hear my views on technology. The end result has translated into an educational technology conference being held at New Milford High School , which is set for 10/2/10.

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

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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). The best way to ‘prepare’ for future technological changes is to go with an LMS that plays well with external tools.". We use Schoology.

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Edmodo: My LMS of Choice

Rebecca Davies

Edmodo, Schoology, Moodle, Canvas, Blackboard, Docebo…and that is just a handful! In every school I have worked in there are a large number of staff and parents who ‘don’t do’ technology. edmodo edtech

52 Ways to Go Back To School, From Educators Across the United States

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The guide celebrates the knowledge and best practices shared by these educators—hailing from downtown Houston to the plains of Wyoming to the beaches of Southern California—and brings you tips and tricks for the new school year from educators who've been there, with or without technology. From teachers, edtech coordinators, librarians, superintendents and others, articles are organized around four topic categories. Padlet, Voxer, and Schoology all made the list.

On the Road to Interoperability with Denver Public Schools

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More than 4,300 teachers instruct students in elementary, middle and high schools, along with a mix of non-traditional and charter schools run by three main charter management organizations: Strive, KIPP, and Denver Sciences Schools of Technology. He manages a team of product managers who define DPS’s technology requirements, following the development of prototypes or design documents, teacher interviews and/or focus groups. Education Technology Big Data Research

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

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In Massachusetts, an emerging partnership between private funders and the state department of education aims to help teachers across the Commonwealth learn, share and spread best practices when it comes to leveraging new instructional models and technologies. 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.

Why Flipped Learning Is Still Going Strong 10 Years Later

Edsurge

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. Education Technology Flipped Classroom Learning Strategies

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

Edsurge

The ambitions for New York City’s Innovation Zone (or iZone) were sweeping: By 2014, city leaders hoped it would be the catalyst for technologically enhanced personalized learning models throughout the district, encompassing 400 schools. When the iZone was in its heyday, the center aimed to make it easier for schools to use new technology while piloting student-centered designs. They are getting different information about what good innovation or edtech is,” he explains.

Setting The Stage For A Great School Year

The Web20Classroom

There are a wide variety of products out there (like Edmodo or Schoology ) to do this so spend some time finding one that suits your needs. Maybe you want to learn a new technology skill or challenge yourself to grade differently.

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

The Electric Educator

How does Google Classroom compare with Schoology? Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. On the surface, classroom is a simple tool, but with a little creativity and ingenuity it can do some awesome things!

Five ways to continue growing as a teacher

Kairos EdTech

Embrace technology. Be technology-driven Technology was designed for teachers, not teachers for technology. In other words, let technology serve its purpose of facilitating some the chores we have as teachers. I like the way Steve Wheeler puts it in his blog : Technology won''t replace teachers, but teachers who use technology will probably replace teachers who don''t”.

WHAT’S NEW: NEW TOOLS FOR SCHOOLS

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Software & Online ALMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. www.getalma.com ) Alma Technologies has announced it is allowing any SQL-based business intelligence tool, such as Tableau and Jaspersoft, to access data from its modern, student information system and learning management system.

The Long Life of a Data Trail

Graphite Blog

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.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” 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.” ” Among The EdTech Fund’s investments : Teachboost and Citelighter. Via the MIT Technology Review : “For $14,000, a Weeklong Firehose of Silicon Valley Kool-Aid.” Mindwire Consulting’s Phil Hill on layoffs at the LMS Schoology.