Instructure has updated its Canvas learning management system to include an annotation feature in the mobile app.
At the Computer Science for All summit, the White House announced that Codesters would bring computer science curriculum to more than 5,000 students enrolled at 100 Title I schools in New York City.
Otus is the latest learning management system maker to partner with Authentica Solutions, a company that provides tools for data authentication and management.
The biggest predictor of student achievement (based on their use of a learning management system) isn't the amount of time they spend working with course content; nor is it how long they spend taking assessments or participating in discussion forums.
- By Dian Schaffhauser
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
TeacherPlanBook has recently launched, aiming to replace the antiquated paper scheduler with a modern-day tool that allows educators to collaborate online.
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.
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.