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Personalized Learning Through Technology: Implementing a 1:1 Initiative

Knox County Schools was determined to offer personalized learning for more than 57,000 students at its 89 schools by launching a 1:1 initiative. But first, district leaders knew they had to evaluate, choose, and implement an LMS.

Choosing an LMS to Complement a District-Wide BYOD Program

To increase the effectiveness of their BYOD program, Madison County Schools (AL) chose to implement Canvas district wide. Since implementing Canvas, they’ve seen improvements not only in technology usage, but in professional development, attendance, and overall preparedness of students for the next level. Read the entire case study to see how Canvas helped.

Ensuring Effective Use of Technology in Education

Compare teachers’ attitudes about electronic devices and technology in the classroom.

Student-Centered Learning

Expand your “student-centered learning” vocabulary with these bite-sized chunks of wisdom.

Engaging All Learners--Kindergarten through High School and Beyond

In 2012, Naperville Community Unit School District 203 identified the need for a learning management system that was simple enough for kindergarteners, powerful enough for high school seniors, and flexible enough for every student in between.At the time, Naperville was using an LMS that hadn’t been updated in more than five years and its limitations were starting to hinder the progress of this technically innovative and highly-collaborative district. Stakeholders wanted a tool that was media rich, supported mobile usage, and better facilitated online collaboration among teachers and students.

How to Choose an LMS in K-12

Drawing on the experiences of K-12 schools and districts, this white paper summarizes key considerations for choosing a new LMS. It provides recommendations for understanding how an LMS works, and for engaging with a vendor to learn more about the company’s products, services, and vision.

More than a 1:1 iPad Initiative: Launching a K-20 College Prep Solution

In 2013, just one year after becoming the first school in South Florida to issue iPads to every student as part of its 1:1 initiative, Archbishop McCarthy began evaluating new learning management systems to replace the LMS used by the school for a decade. Principal Richard P. Jean said the school’s primary goal was to find a modern LMS that paired well with iPads and that enabled students to “get the most” from the 1:1 initiative in high school and beyond.

Blending in K-12: How Teachers are Using Technology to Change the Classroom

Just as constant internet connectivity has become part of our everyday lives, education has taken steps to connect students, teachers, parents, and administrators with the world through technology. It’s called blended learning, and in K-12, it often results in a connected face-to-face experience.