Moodle launches Moodle for School

eSchool News

The world’s most widely-used learning platform presents Moodle for School, a MoodleCloud hosted solution specifically designed for K-12 educational environments. Moodle, an open source learning platform, announced Moodle for School, the latest initiative from MoodleCloud.

Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are many LMSs to choose from, but none as flexible, scalable, feature-rich, and affordable as the open source ecosystem of Moodle. Moodle got its start years ago as a method to organize blended learning and online classes. Assign at least one person to manage the Moodle ecosystem.

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10 Time-Proven Moodle Plugins for Teachers and Students That You Don’t Want to Miss

EmergingEdTech

Image source Making the Most of Moodle With Plug-Ins I thought these plugins, and Leona’s insights, would be of interest to some Moodle users and applaud Leona’s willingness to experiment.

Moodle and the next LMS: reflections and more questions

Bryan Alexander

Last week Martin Dougiamas, the creator of Moodle, the world’s leading open source learning management system, joined our Future Trends Forum to discuss the future of that technology. What is the present and future direction by Moodle on this important topic?

Towards the future of the LMS: to Moodle and beyond

Bryan Alexander

That is Martin Dougiamas , only the creator and global cat-herder of Moodle , the leading open source LMS and one of the world’s two leading such systems. I’d like to ask Martin about where he sees Moodle heading over the next decade.

Learn Moodle USING Moodle and Enhance Your LMS Skills With VerveEd

EmergingEdTech

Learning Management & Course Management Systems Professional Development Workshops & Conferences LMS training online moodle pd moodle training online moodle courseOkay, so let’s be honest.

Video Tutorial: Moodle 2.7 - Student Training

techlearning

In this online training series, students will learn how to get the most out of their Moodle courses. Techlearning Resources PD Tips

Using Google Classroom with an LMS

Teacher Tech

Examples of popular LMS’s: Schoology, Edmodo, Haiku, Canvas, Moodle or Blackboard. Tweet Google Classroom is a great companion for classes that are using an LMS. Google Classroom and your LMS are not mutually exclusive. There are great reasons to use both.

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Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems

MindShift

Learning management systems, like Blackboard and Moodle, have helped educators manage assignments. However, the LMS can be an obstacle to letting students take their work with them while connecting. [[ This is a content summary only.

Unplag Plagiarism Detection Online Tool for Educators

Class Tech Tips

Unplag can be integrated with LMSes like Blackboard, Sakai, Moodle and Canvas. . Many schools have adopted plagiarism detectors and Unplag is an online tools for teachers and students designed to support academic integrity.

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K-12 Dealmaking: Volaris Acquires Edumate; Hobsons Partners With Clever

Marketplace K-12

A Canadian investment company, Volaris, has acquired Edumate; also, Australian learning platform Moodle has raised $6 million. The post K-12 Dealmaking: Volaris Acquires Edumate; Hobsons Partners With Clever appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12 Curriculum / Digital Curriculum K-12 Dealmaking Learning Management / Student Information Systems Mergers and Acquisitions

How people actually use Blackboard, according to Blackboard

Bryan Alexander

I wonder if that holds true across other LMS tools (Moodle, Sakai, Canvas, etc). How do instructors and learners use learning management systems? Blackboard shared some interesting stats about what people actually do with their LMS.

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.

Happy Birthday YouTube! Tips and Tricks For Doing More With Our Favorite Video Service

The Web20Classroom

When I am designing Moodle courses, I will sometimes only need small parts of videos to embed. Today (April 23, 2014) is the 9th Anniversary of the first video ever being uploaded to YouTube. You can still see that first video here.

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Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps

Educational Technology Guy

Moodle is free, but you have to pay to host it somewhere, or host it yourself. There are a lot of course management tools available for educators, including Blackboard and PowerSchool, that allow educators to do attendance, grading, post and organize resources and lessons, and interact with students. Many of them cost money. There are some great, free alternatives available. Here''s a list, in no particular order. Google Classroom - web based, integrated with Google Apps, easy to use.

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Beneylu is a little like Moodle with its highly-adaptable options but without the intimidation that accompanies any mention of the word ‘MoodleMoodle. Of all the LMSs available, none are as flexible, scalable, feature-rich, and affordable as the open-source Moodle.

Summer Learning Series-Doing More With YouTube

The Web20Classroom

When I am designing Moodle courses, I will sometimes only need small parts of videos to embed. This is the fifth post in my Summer Learning Series. These are short posts with tools, tips and resources for you to try something new this summer or something you can take to the classroom in the Fall. First was Collaborative Learning With Edmodo and then we followed up with Learning With Hashtags. Then we looked at TED Talks. Our last post centered around Twitter chats.

Setting Up Your Google Classroom

The Electric Educator

Classroom is not a complete classroom solution; it must be used alongside perennial favorites such as Edmodo, Hapara Teacher Dashboard, Moodle, etc. For the first time, Google has designed a product for a specific industry. Fortunately for educators, that product is for them! Google Classroom is a brand new tool designed to help ease the burden of sharing and receiving assignments from students.

Some Handy Tools For YouTube

The Web20Classroom

When I am designing Moodle courses, I will sometimes only need small parts of videos to embed. Today (April 23, 2012) is the 7th Anniversary of the first video ever being uploaded to YouTube. You can still see that first video here. Many districts are realizing the potential that YouTube learning can have in the classroom. There are lots of great videos and channels out there on 1000''s of topics. I have put together a list of some of my favorite tools to use with YouTube.

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Mastery Simplified: Five Tips to Make Mastery a Reality

Turning Learning On Its Head

I used Moodle to do this in my classroom, and have made a short video explaining how I hacked Moodle to create thousands of different tests for the same unit. Recently I have been helping a number of teachers move from a flipped classroom to the Flipped Mastery classroom.

50 Free Online Courses For Educators: Spring 2015

TeachThought - Learn better.

Teaching with Moodle: An introduction. Moodle via Independent. 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).

An LMS for Everyone?

Tech Helpful

Through this process over the last 5 years we have implemented in both large and small ways 4 different LMS solutions- Moodle, Edify, Google Classroom, and Canvas.

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Whatever Happened to Course Management Systems?

Edudemic

Back in 2012, Jason Blanchard wrote an article for Edudemic about the problems with Course management systems (CMSs), such as Blackboard and Moodle. At that time, CMSs were centralized platforms that host software tools essential for online course instructors and students. CMS tools often offered: a way for professors to upload content, like lectures, notes, […]. The post Whatever Happened to Course Management Systems? appeared first on Edudemic.

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Have you Selected an Anchor Technology?

The Electric Educator

Here are some popular technology anchors: Google Apps for Education (now called G Suite for Education) Office 365 from Microsoft iOS from Apple Moodle This is NOT an exhaustive list; just a few representative tools.

Not Just About Students: The Importance of Personalizing Learning for Teachers

Edsurge

Understanding the use of Moodle and Google in a student-led, hybrid/blended class setting. Ideally, teachers would essentially complete a project during which they would master the following terms: SAMR/TPACK, Flipped Model, Active Learning Environment, Project-Based Learning, Blended and Hybrid Learning, Moodle/Google Classroom, and Personalized and Individualized Learning.

The Best New iOS 9 Feature for Schools!

Learning in Hand

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. Apple has released iOS 9 as a free update for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad.

Open scholarship

Learning with 'e's

Most of us by now are familiar with open learning , and many could describe their use of open source software such as Moodle, Mahara, Linux and Open Office. There is much talk about openness in education.

Scaling Flipped Learning: Part 1

Turning Learning On Its Head

I have seen cases where one school has one teacher using Edmodo, another Schoology, another eChalk, another Google Classroom, and yet another Moodle. A 2014 study indicates that 46% of U.S.

How to Use YouTube Live Streaming for Free Lecture Capture

ProfHacker

I always use unlisted as I then embed the video into our learning management system (Moodle). [ This guest post by Timothy A Lepczyk also also appeared on his own blog, Eduhacker, today. --@JBJ ]. When I first heard that Google was discontinuing Hangouts on Air, I panicked.

The Game-Changing Potential of Learning Management Systems

Leadership Lounge

Schools also widely use Moodle, a no-charge open-source LMS platform supported by its user community. In recent blog posts, I’ve been focusing on educational technology initiatives that I consider game changers for K-12 schools.

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Selfie number 10

Learning with 'e's

Joyce is best known for her Moodle Tools for Teachers model which has been translated into more than a dozen languages. Recently, in the wake of the #blimage blogging challenge I've been thinking about the power of photos and images.

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More Than Just A Tool – Technology As Transformative Opportunity

There is no box

The end of week quiz must have been born from necessity, a form of feedback that was made super simple by the Scantron (thankfully I skipped them in my classes but sadly still managed to mirror the experience with Moodle quizzes). It may take a bit more effort to initially setup (no way it’s as hard as building a Moodle quiz) but once it’s done, the time savings alone are worth it. Technology is more than just a tool, it is a total game changer.

Flow Through Your Presentation with Flowvella

WJU EdTech

I was able to easily upload it to their cloud service, then I received an embed code which I used to embed into our course on Moodle: Students may view the presentation as shown or full screen. I get so excited when I use an app that works with our LMS!

How Many Days Out Of The Classroom Is Too Many?

There is no box

Thanks to Moodle and Google Docs for that. While a part of me missed being at school (and not because I didn’t want to make lesson plans for subs, I didn’t need to with Moodle!), In my teacher life, I spent a considerable amount of time out of the classroom.

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. Over the last two years, Google has taken its popular applications and outfitted it for the classroom.

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

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Moodle Exchange – Shares Moodle courses and other content useful for Moodle teachers. Welcome to the third in this series of posts promting the idea of going to SAMR and beyond.

The Binder Planning Model

There is no box

I put that outline into an online learning management system (Moodle at the time, I pre-date Google Classroom) and proceeded to pull in a ton of relevant content from many different sources, which I continuously updated, modified and adjusted every year.

From Tech Newbie to Ninja to Sensei

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try Edmodo , Google Classroom , Schoology , Moodle, Edublogs , Haiku Learning, Wikis , or Google Apps for Education. “Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” – Bill Gates. Recently, I conducted a webinar for SimpleK12’s technology day, Technophobe to Technoninja.

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Free Virtual Conference Saturday, April 30th

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

To attend the sessions you need to register, but the conference is free (make sure you follow both registration steps to get into the Moodle!): [link]. The normal Classroom 2.0

Data Security for Teachers - The Basics

The Electric Educator

Classroom teachers are using tools like Google Apps for Education, iCloud, Moodle, Office365, Chromebooks, iPads at an ever increasing rate. As we put more and more data into "the cloud," keeping your data safe, secure, and away from prying eyes is more important than ever!

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