Moodle users gain bonus points with eThink Education and the Training Arcade ™

The Game Agency

With their years of experience in e-learning services, Moodle Partner eThink Education are rapidly becoming the go-to people for anyone needing help with in-house training. This means that 100,000 Moodle users will now have access to The Training Arcade library of customisable games. An award-winning game-based solution, the Training Arcade is an intuitive game builder with a library of licensable training games that can be customised in minutes.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

In fact, with Kiddom, you get everything you love about Google Classroom as well as the features only Kiddom brings to learning such as: the ability to plan, assess, and analyze via a free library of standards-aligned resources. media library –collect and share media resources. Beneylu is a little like Moodle with its highly-adaptable options but without the intimidation that accompanies any mention of the word ‘MoodleMoodle. Designed by Freepik.

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Your Google Apps Questions!

The Electric Educator

Linking Google Apps with Moodle MoodleRooms has a pretty slick Google Apps/Moodle integration. It provides SSO between the services, syncs your Google and Moodle accounts, and allows you to add a Google Apps "block" that connects with Gmail, Docs, and Calendar. When a student is submitting a file through a Moodle "drop box" they also have the option of selecting a file from their Google Docs Account.

Cikumas–an LMS that’s easy to understand

Ask a Tech Teacher

Parents will not only be able to observe their child’s grades but get books via the Global LIbrary. Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options. Swiss-based Cikumas makes the creation and implementation of virtual classrooms quick, intuitive, and without the steep learning curve that so often accompanies LMSs (Learning Management Systems). The minimalist nature of this ecosystem makes it easy for students to complete their work and teachers to engage with them.

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3 Comic Creators That Will Wow Your Students

Ask a Tech Teacher

Students map out ideas using a huge library of backgrounds, characters, text boxes, shapes, and images (over 325 characters, 225 scenes, 45,000 images, and who knows how many props). There’s an extensive library of comics that can be remixed and repurposed for specific student and/or teacher needs. For the Fun and Business accounts, you can log in from Facebook, Google, Edmodo, or Moodle. Comics are a robust medium for sharing empathy and perspective in a story.

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Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Teachers can start from scratch or build from anything in the FlexBooks library. International Children’s Library – At the ICL educators can search for books by genre, age level, length, keyword, by collection, and more. Open Course Library – A collection of high quality, free-to-use courses that teachers can download and use for teaching and learning. Moodle Share – MoodleShare is a community of Moodlers sharing their Moodles, Moodle Sites, and Moodle Lessons.

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E-learning Engagement: Persuasive Design Strategies

The CoolCatTeacher

With a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science and a Ph.D. Her diverse roles which have included Moodle consultant, curriculum designer, adjunct professor, technology integration specialist, and more, reflect the breadth of her expertise. Laurie Korte on episode 283 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

50 Free Online Courses For Educators: Spring 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

Teaching with Moodle: An introduction. Moodle via Independent. Teaching Library Research Strategies. LA101x: Library Advocacy Unshushed. 50 Free Online Courses For Teachers: Spring 2015. by Class Central. Below is a list of 50 free online courses for teachers for Spring 2015, aggregated by Class Central. Education & Teaching (50). Learning How to Learn: Powerful mental tools to help you master tough subjects. University of California, San Diego via Coursera.

Part Three: Beyond SAMR… Making Sure Technology Supports Content Standards

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Teachers can start from scratch or build from anything in the FlexBooks library. International Children’s Library – At the ICL educators can search for books by genre, age level, length, keyword, by collection, and more. Open Course Library – A collection of high quality, free-to-use courses that teachers can download and use for teaching and learning. Moodle Exchange – Shares Moodle courses and other content useful for Moodle teachers.

The Best New iOS 9 Feature for Schools!

Learning in Hand

Until iOS 9, you were limited to only the photos and videos in your Photo Library when submitting a file to upload through a web page. With iOS 9, you can browse your Photo Library or iCloud Drive and upload any file saved there. Students can use the web versions of Edmodo, Schoology, Google Classroom, Moodle, and other online services to turn in PDFs, Office documents, Pages files, Keynote slideshows, or any other kind of file.

Ormiboard: an IWB without the IWB (and a lot more interactive goodness_

NeverEndingSearch

Controls appear in a small movable, contextual palette that offers access to images, drawing tools and a library of instructional materials. Socrative, YouTube Education, Google Classroom, College Board, Moodle and many more. A growing library of templates and searchable content reaches across subject areas and includes quizzes, click-and-drag activities, games. A remote control feature allows teachers to manage their display from anywhere in the library or classroom.

Teenagers 3d printing local history: technology, pedagogy, and inspiration in Vermont

Bryan Alexander

Bridges, churches, libraries, banks, colleges, and stores all appeared in 3d printing form in that gym, flanked by historical letters, old magazines, books, iPads, laptops, and busily working printers. Not a word about BlackBoard or Moodle. Recently I was invited to help judge a 3d printing contest for my state’s middle and high schools. So this past Friday I drove across and down the Green Mountains to Randolph, where Vermont Technical College is based.

Avoid This Common Mistake When Getting Started with Online Learning

Fractus Learning

Moodle? Maybe you want to have a robust resource library function that allows you to host videos as well as PDFs. So you’re considering moving your face-to-face learning content online. Congratulations! Teaching online can be a great way to reach new audiences and take advantage of the opportunities created by the latest learning technology. But unless you’ve got lots of experience with online learning, you’re likely feeling a little overwhelmed and unsure where to start.

Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

To personalize the modern-looking templates, you can use images from their library or upload your own images. If you use course management software like Moodle, Schoology, Blackboard or Canvas, then the concept of Versal will be familiar to you: develop your content, add resources, integrate assessments and track student progress. Summer is a great time to play–but not just for kids!

November 14 - Ed Tech News, Our Weekly Podcast, and the Hack Education Roundup!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The recordings of recent FutureofEducation.com shows are posted: Mark Surman from Mozilla on the Open Badges project , David Loertscher on Library 2.0 , Gina Bianchini on Mightybell , Tim Wilson on Redirect , Peter Cookson on a Children''s Education Bill of Rights , and more! Peggy , Lorna , and Kim host Beth Still, who will share the ways she uses technology with her students and teachers that she works with in her unique setup including Moodle.

3 LMS adoptions that go way beyond the basics

eSchool News

The district chose itslearning because it enables the meta-tagging of learning objectives within the district’s libraries and the creation of assessment data that tells teachers whether a student has gained proficiency (or not). Platforms from Desire2Learn, Edmoto, Moodle, Blackboard, are used throughout the district, which encompasses 35,000 students, 57 elementary schools, and 15 secondary schools.

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Week of April 11, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] MELBOURNE MOODLE USER GROUP ( Australia Series ) Tue 12 Apr 06:00AM New York / Tue 12 Apr 10:00AM GMT / Tue 12 Apr 10:00PM Sydney Coach Carole. The topic will be ‘How to use Elluminate in conjunction with Moodle for Online courses’. If you are a Moodle user, come on in and join in the fun and support a local Melbourne Moodle community of practice. Different researcher teams have funding to build libraries of content in ASSISTments.

Live Thursday, February 2nd - Panel on Personal Learning Profiles

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Kathleen is a frequent international, national and regional workshop presenter on topics that include Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Technology for Diverse Learners, Math and Technology: Bringing Research to Practice, Built in Moodle: The Universally Designed Digital Learning Environment and most recently, Personalized Learning Toolkit with Barbara Bray. She is a member of ISTE, SIGMS, ALA, AASL, and ILA (Iowa Library Association).

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Just Because It's Educational Doesn't Mean It's Fair Use

EdTechSandyK

She felt that since she wasn''t using the recording from her school''s library, she felt she had no issues with copyright. The Stanford University Libraries have a wonderful resource website on Copyright and Fair Use which includes a continuously updated blog with updates on curent cases if you would like to investigate further.

Empowering Teachers: A Roadmap for Student Success #SXSWedu

EdTechSandyK

Now that they have a library of modules built up, they can individually assign them on an as-needed basis. I got to ask this question: There is concern across the state about lack of ability to bring content in from other platforms (Moodle, for example) and lack of ability to export from the Epsilen platform (for example, a student who wants to liberate their blog posts out to WordPress, etc.). Notes from SXSWedu 2012 panel discussion/concurrent session.

Week of August 29, 2011 - Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Administrador de plaraformas de eLearning: MOODLE, Blackboard y Edu 2.0, link] ADVOCACY IN YOUR LIBRARY PROGRAM ( Host Your Own Webinar Series ) Tue 30 Aug 07:30PM New York / Tue 30 Aug 11:30PM GMT / Wed 31 Aug 09:30AM Sydney Lisa Perez. Administrador de plaraformas de eLearning: MOODLE, Blackboard y Edu 2.0,

WHAT’S NEW

techlearning

Additionally, Blackboard Ally now supports integration with four major learning environments including Blackboard Learn, Moodle, Moodlerooms and Instructure Canvas. New features include a web-based teacher console, automatic keyword library updates, GDPR compliance support, and more.

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This Week's Live and Interactive Webinars in Blackboard Collaborate (Formerly Elluminate)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please register via [link] and learn more about our program at [link] [link] EFACILITATE: A MOODLE FACILITATION JOURNEY ( Australia Series ) Mon 13 Jun 03:30AM New York / Mon 13 Jun 07:30AM GMT / Mon 13 Jun 05:30PM Sydney Coach Carole. pm Sydney time we’ll be interviewing Waleed on his experiences as Business Manager for their GAClearn (Moodle based learning environment) and how he supports a very large team of efacilitators located across the world.

Education Technology and the Power of Platforms

Hack Education

Computing platforms have different abstraction levels, including a computer architecture, an OS, or runtime libraries. It seems to me as though this year was pretty momentous too, if for no other reason than the open source LMS Moodle – first released 15 years ago and by far the most popular LMS in the world – raised its very first round of venture capital in October.

Week of May 1, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Presentations from a panel of CoP ''ers: Presentation one Ken Gooding for eWorks VIC,Presentation two Rodney Lofts for the Melbourne Moodle User Group,Presentation three Allison Poot for PebblePad, TAS, Presentation four Sarah Chesney for JISC UK [link] DIVING INTO DIGITAL BOOKS: ADDING EREADERS TO YOUR LIBRARY ( TL Cafe ) Mon 2 May 08:00PM New York / Tue 3 May 12:00AM GMT / Tue 3 May 10:00AM Sydney Gwyneth Jones.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein continues to fight the LMS fight: “Fear and Loathing in the Moodle Community.” ” This seems to fly in the face of the library profession ’s belief in privacy. (National) Education Politics. “ The Republican War on College ,” by The Atlantic’s Derek Thompson. “ Tax bill reflects rift between many Republicans and higher education,” The Washington Post reports.

Weekend Reading: Daylight Saving Time Ends, Just Like Everything Else But Especially Free Flickr Edition

ProfHacker

Robin DeRosa explains why The Library Is Open : But the cost of delivering education and sustaining institutions is not zero, so obviously when we say “free,” we mean free to access and not free to deliver. My library card at the Concord Free Public Library was free. It is a truth universally acknowledged, that if you were once a cool web service and had anything to do with Yahoo, it was secretly your ruin.

How a Flipped Syllabus, Twitter and YouTube Made This Professor Teacher of the Year

Edsurge

We also use a lot of maps from the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection. For undergraduates in World Regions, the road to an A is paved with: 1) Weekly book reading quizzes —Each week a quiz is posted on Moodle —a free LMS—with questions arising from the two assigned chapters from The Plaid Avenger’s World. A few years after John Boyer began teaching world geography at Virginia Tech , a survey revealed that 58 percent of college-aged Americans could not locate Japan on a map.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Also from Feldstein : “ Moodle and Blackboard Cut Ties.” ” Via Techcrunch : “ Facebook launches a digital literacy library aimed at educators.” My apologies that this is a day late. Yesterday was the first day in over a year that I didn’t make a commit to GitHub (which I use to manage all my websites). I wish I could say I was on vacation; rather, I’m moving. Or rather, yesterday I moved.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

“In the Leeds offering, for example, each course certificate will cost £59 and there are five taught courses; the sixth assessment course, which leads to 10 credits, is priced at £250 – making a total cost of £545 – which will also cover access to online library content,” The Guardian reports. (It’ll Education Politics.

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Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Student workers at the University of Chicago’s library have voted to unionize. ” “Whither Moodle ?” (National) Education Politics. “To Understand Betsy DeVos ’s Educational Views, View Her Education,” says The New York Times. Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “A Task Force With Falwell Is Happening, White House Says.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” Via Bklyner.com : “ Brooklyn Public Library and Bard College to Offer Free College Degree Programs in 2018.” “Why Moodle Supporters Should be Concerned,” according to Mindwires Consulting’s Michael Feldstein. (National) Education Politics. Listen, folks (particularly educators). If you’re going to decry “ fake news ,” then you best not be sharing it.