A new in-app feature within the Alma student information system and learning management system aims to ease the burden of student data for IT staff, while also increasing autonomy for teachers, principals and school district officials.
LearnZillion, a K–12 curriculum-as-a-service (CaaS) company, is partnering with Canadian ed tech company D2L to integrate LearnZillion’s standards-aligned curricula into D2L’s Brightspace Lessons learning management system (LMS).
Learn how to use Google Classroom's assignments feature to create and manage group projects for students.
- By Common Sense Education
Follett, a provider of education technology, services and content, this week is rolling out a new tool, Collections by Destiny, which will allow librarians, teachers and curriculum staff to share free or purchased resources across a district, schools or between users.
A "gameful" learning tool created at the University of Michigan is now available for purchase by K–12 schools and universities across the country.
Instructure today revealed a new partnership with Cerego, bringing the latter’s advanced personalized learning platform to the Canvas learning management system.
Ed tech company D2L has announced plans to release a major upgrade for its learning management system that is intended to span all of K-12. Aside from its adoption within higher ed, Brightspace traditionally has found a home in high schools.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
Jennie Magiera will deliver the Tuesday keynote speech during the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) conference this month. THE Journal caught up with Magiera and asked her about her approaches to education, technology, and bringing power back to the pupil.
In the "old" paper world, teachers had evolved a comfortable process for managing the life-cycle of a lesson; developing, distributing, enacting, assessing, reflecting, sharing. In this week’s blog post, we argue that in the "new" world of OER-based lessons, teachers again must be supported in managing the full life-cycle of a lesson.
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
Schoology added Microsoft Office 365 integration, allowing individuals to use Microsoft Docs, Slides, Sheets, etc. without leaving the learning management system.