Moodle launches Moodle for School

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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.

Learn Moodle USING Moodle and Enhance Your LMS Skills With VerveEd

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

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.

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?

Why do so many Moodle courses suck?

Nik Peachey

Moodle is a magnificent free product and has the potential to enable schools and teachers to build wonderfully unique interactive online learning courses in which learner interaction can be tracked, measured and responded to. And of course Moodle isn’t the only culprit.

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.

Video Tutorial: Moodle 2.7 - Student Training

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

Why Moodle’s Mastermind, Martin Dougiamas, Still Believes in Edtech After Two Decades

Edsurge

Moodle , one of the most widely used learning management system across the world today. Moodle’s “flexible modularity” allows anyone to “build the perfect LMS.”. Key to its growth, he shares, is the ability to nurture a global community of partner businesses (which make up a “major source” of Moodle’s revenues) and staunch loyalists who volunteer their time to improve the open-source platform. As a platform Moodle allows everybody to make their own LMS.

Understanding The Top Learning Management Systems

Edudemic

Articles How To Updates classroom tools edmodo featured Learning management system LMS MoodleLearning management systems may have come onto the education scene relatively recently, but they’ve come to play a huge role in many classrooms. As of 2014, the LMS industry was made up of at least 350 systems, worth over $2.5 billion. For schools and districts, that’s an overwhelming amount of choice; but there are a […].

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.

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.

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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.

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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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.

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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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.

iPads for Masterful Math: Randomizing Formative Math Assessment

The CoolCatTeacher

We use Moodle as a Learning Management System. So you can have these types of assessment items on a Moodle platform. Sean Nank on episode 228 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

Friday @ MACUL

The Electric Educator

Workshop #2: Using Moodle I am getting ready to dive into the world of Moodle next year by teaching a course on C.S. Lewis using the Moodle web interface. Tammy Maginity , technology coordinator at Pennfield Schools provided great information on the benefits and challenges of Moodle. Here are the highlights of what I''ve seen and heard here today at the MACUL conference: Opening Keynote: Alan November Alan spoke about collaboration and student centered learning.

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.

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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!

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

NeverEndingSearch

Socrative, YouTube Education, Google Classroom, College Board, Moodle and many more.

Now Introducing! EdTech Team Mexico

EdTechTeam

She is a Google Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Innovator, Apple Distinguished Educator, and Moodle Course Creator Certified. His education is in Educational Psychology, and holds certifications as a Google for Education Certified Innovator and Trainer, and Moodle and Linux specialist.

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.

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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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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.

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.

Adobe's Project Rome

The Web20Classroom

And with the integration of Google Apps, Moodle, Youtube, Facebook, Twitter and more, this program has the potential to really change the way we think about projects and presentations. On Sunday Adobe released Project Rome.

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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.

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.

Techniques for Unleashing Student Work from Learning Management Systems – from Justin Reich

EdTechTeacher

Most online learning in higher education and in K-12 takes place in Learning Management Systems (LMS) such as Canvas, Moodle or Blackboard. This post first appeared on MindShift. Helping students become networked learners begins by thinking carefully about where we conduct our online learning. In higher education in particular, these LMS are designed to scale up the distribution of course materials — by default they are configured to distribute syllabi, course readings and assignments.

The Wonderful World of Web Widgets

Learning in Hand

Google Sites Weebly Wikispaces PBworks Wordpress Edublogs Squarespace Blogger KidBlog Canvas Moodle Sway One thing to keep in mind is that the web widget may not display properly (or at all) until you save or publish the webpage.