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Across the Canvas Cloud

Instructure announced the next big thing for their Canvas learning management system (LMS): Canvas Commons. This new platform focuses on the social needs of educators and the power of the web to connect people.

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Making the LMS Decision

Choosing an LMS can be a difficult for schools and districts, however it is a key decision in the planning of any blended learning environment. We recently talked with Megan Leich, Campus Coordinator for the BlendEd Consortium on how BlendEd approached such an important decision.

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Google Apps Summer Camp: Classroom – NEW

Classroom was designed to help teachers “create and organize assignments quickly, provide feedback efficiently, and communicate with their classes with ease” through establishing a learning management system that integrates Docs, Drive, and Gmail.

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New- Google Classroom This Fall

Today, Google announced that using Google Apps for Education is going to get even easier to manage- this September, Classroom, the new learning management system developed by Google themselves will be available.

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Instructure’s Call for Collaboration

One of the challenges that schools face is finding tools and services that integrate seamlessly and with minimal effort. “Technology that chooses to adopt open, modern standards leads to innovation and information sharing across industries,” said Jared Stein, vice president of research and education at Instructure.

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Canvas Announces Release of Mastery-Based Gradebook

The grade book supports teachers as they build outcomes for learning modules and evaluate student growth towards mastery of these outcomes. The gradebook will book will available to all Canvas users, including those who utilize the free version.

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Engagement & Employability Driving Next Gen Platforms

Owing to underinvestment and weak demand articulation, learning management systems (LMS) are at least five years behind the growing demand for engaging, learner-centered, competency-based experiences that result in employment (and other favorable outcomes).