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. And it is accessible 24 hours a day, from any Internet connection. From the personalized Connexus home page, students can: View daily and monthly schedules Access lessons Monitor progress through the online grade book (for students in grades 6 and above) Communicate with teachers and students through WebMail and Message Boards Access many online learning resources Participate in clubs and activities View a directory of students
Self- and Peer-Assessment Advantages of self and peer assessment Logistics Employing self or peer assessment allows teachers to manage their time more effectively while having students grade each other’s papers results in a more efficient classroom setting. Saves teachers' time Student grade assignments can save teacher’s time because an entire classroom can be graded together in the time that it would take a teacher to grade one paper.
E-learning E-learning (eLearning or e-Learning) is the use of electronic educational technology in teaching and learning. Information and communication technology (ICT) in education, EdTech, learning technology, multimedia learning, technology-enhanced learning (TEL), computer-based instruction (CBI), computer managed instruction, computer-based training (CBT), computer-assisted instruction or computer-aided instruction (CAI), internet-based training (IBT), flexible learning, web-based training (WBT), online education, online learning, virtual education, virtual learning environments (VLE; which are also called learning platforms), m-learning, and digital education. In usage, all of these terms appear in articles and reviews; the term "e-learning" is used frequently, but is variously and imprecisely defined and applied. History, theory, and media
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 Jupiter Ed - LMS/Gradebook/Analytics/SIS Grade tests automatically.Collect assignments online.Share your curriculum. The gradebook teachers love!Flexible options and smartshortcuts to grade faster. Turn big data into decisions.Measure learning effectivenesswith easy, ready-made reports. Integrate any 3rd party SIS,or use Jupiter iO’s rich nativeSIS for the ultimate all-in-one.
Gifted education Gifted education (also known as Gifted and Talented Education (GATE), Talented and Gifted (TAG), or G/T) is a broad term for special practices, procedures, and theories used in the education of children who have been identified as gifted or talented. There is no standard global definition of what a gifted student is. In 2011, the National Association for Gifted Children published a position paper that defined what a gifted student is. Web 2.0 A tag cloud (a typical Web 2.0 phenomenon in itself) presenting Web 2.0 themes. An interactive version is available here. Web 2.0 describes World Wide Web sites that use technology beyond the static pages of earlier Web sites. The term was coined in 1999 by Darcy DiNucci and was popularized by Tim O'Reilly at the O'Reilly Media Web 2.0 conference in late 2004. Although Web 2.0 suggests a new version of the World Wide Web, it does not refer to an update to any technical specification, but rather to cumulative changes in the way Web pages are made and used.
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. That makes this book rather timely [not like my review which I had hoped to write in 2007].
Features for Your Online Meetings Cross-Platform Share any document or application on your screen with up to 25 meeting participants in real-time. Anything you see, they see! Switch Presenter Grant desktop sharing rights to any of your participants. This enables the participant to become the presenter and share their screen with everyone in the meeting.