Connections Academy’s Online Learning Platform Connexus is one of the most comprehensive and reliable online learning management systems available. It is designed to meet the exact requirements of the Connections Academy instructional model and the needs of our students and families. This intuitive and user-friendly learning platform connects students with their lessons, teachers, and a wide range of educational resources. 3 Easy Ways to Gamify Your Classroom with Kahoot One of education’s hottest buzzwords these days is gamification: the integration of games into classroom instruction to enhance student learning. Purposeful gamification can allow for personalized learning, increased student engagement, and greater creativity. (For more information about why you should integrate gameplay into your instruction, see this Fractus post by Rebecca Davies) But what if you’re new to gamification? What if your students don’t all have iPads?
Learn What You Want, Teach What You Love The idea for MentorMob sprouts from the backgrounds of Kris Chinosorn and Vince Leung. Both avid learners, they found early on that the Internet was not quite the incredible tool for learning new skills and hobbies that everyone thinks it is. Even with millions of free lessons online, the content is almost impossible to navigate. "You don’t really know where to start, what to learn next or who you can trust, which is why in a sea of free content, people are still paying for online lessons." - Vince Leung, CTO Sky - Digital Learning Environment meets Content Management System Custom Curriculum Publishing is a tool used with the Learning.com platform that allows you to organize your district’s digital content into ready-to-assign lessons, units, or courses. These curriculum assets can be easily shared across your entire district or with a select number of schools. Easily Organize and Share By sharing your own digital curriculum assets, you can help support your district’s instructional goals, such as supporting new standards, preparing students for online assessments, integrating technology into core instruction, or implementing project-based learning. Custom Curriculum Publishing helps districts increase the availability of digital content and makes it simpler for teachers to implement in the classroom. The single sign-on functionality of the Learning.com platform helps students easily access digital content from a variety of sources.
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Review: Moodle Teaching Techniques I had written a review of William Rice’s previous book and noted that it was rather technical. Moodle Teaching Techniques is more pedagogical and gets down to the details of how to develop online courses in Moodle. Moodle adoption is growing and it is probably the most widely-used open source learning content management system in the world.