Educational technologists: listen to the teachers; they are asking you to help them to be more effective in creating and using digital curricula. In this blog post, then, we define the five functions that a blended learning platform must support — and challenge the ed tech community to build such a platform!
- By Cathie Norris, Elliot Soloway
The worldwide self-paced e-learning market is declining at a precipitous rate, according to a recent report released by Ambient Insight Research, a Washington-based market research firm.
TeacherPlanBook has recently launched, aiming to replace the antiquated paper scheduler with a modern-day tool that allows educators to collaborate online.
Web-based classroom management tool Chalkup has been redesigned with a simplified interface and enhancements for students and teachers. Chalkup provides chat, messaging, discussion boards and other social tools as an alternative to more structured learning management and collaboration systems.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
New Classrooms, a nonprofit geared toward personalizing education in schools, is expanding its “Teach to One: Math” model to 13,000 students at 40 schools in 10 states and the District of Columbia this fall.
K12 is deploying D2L’s Brightspace learning management system to thousands of its middle school students across the country. K12 — one of the country’s biggest providers of online curricula and support services — already uses Brightspace LMS for thousands of its high school students.
Kentucky's Pulaski County Schools has selected a new learning management system in an effort to better support blended learning and other non-traditional instruction.
The American virtual schools market is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of 29.02 percent through 2019, according to a new report conducted by London-based research firm Technavio.
Learning management system developer itslearning is partnering with Gooru, a nonprofit content provider, to offer 35 curriculum courses, backed with assessments, for grades 6-12 in core subject areas such as science, math, English language arts and social studies.