The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom

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These include, but aren’t limited to: Google Drive, Turnitin, Respondus, Quizlet, Playposit and more! Google Classroom. Why consider Google Classroom? Google has prided itself on its simplicity and Google Classroom is no different. Obviously, for school districts that live in the Google ecosystem, Classroom is a nice option. How does Google Classroom meet the pedagogy of today? Why would students want to use Google Classroom?

Illuminate Education Joins Google for Education Partner Program as a Premier Partner

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Illuminate Education, a leading K-12 Education Intelligence Platform (EIP), today announced it has been certified as a Google for Education Premier Partner. As part of the partnership, Illuminate Education also selected Google Cloud Platform to power the Illuminate EIP. The collaboration will create interoperability with Google Classroom, streamlined navigation for users, and enhanced insights to drive personalized learning.

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Thwart Tech-Savvy Quiz Takers with Locked Mode

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For educators who like to create their own assessments, platforms like Google Forms have been a godsend. . Google now has a better solution. Locked Mode, a new feature in Google Forms and Classroom, allows educators to lock down the testing environment on school-managed Chromebooks. . How to Turn on Locked Mode in Google Forms or Classroom. If you’re starting from scratch, select the option for Quiz Assignment when creating a new item in Google Classroom. .

What is Cheating in the Digital Age?

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For instance, at our school, we use the LMS Canvas but it doesn't inherently lock a student into a quiz tab while taking a quiz so we have bought the "hack" known as Respondus Lockdown Browser as an add-on to do this. There is a little bit of irony that the hack is to prevent cheating but in this case, Respondus is what is known as a non-malicious hack that adds value to a product and the product readily accepts it.