Learning Management Systems

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In interviews with Education Week, educators described what features their ideal learning management system would have.
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Classroom Technology What Do Teachers Want From Learning Management Systems? We Asked
The use of learning management systems is almost ubiquitous, but educators say there's still lots of room for improvement.
Lauraine Langreo, September 23, 2022
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Special Report Classroom Technology: What You Need and What You Don't
Schools must make tough decisions about keeping or scrapping educational technologies. The key question: Do they improve student learning?
September 21, 2022
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Classroom Technology From Our Research Center What Teachers Really Think About Their Learning Management Systems
Adoption of the technology took off during the pandemic, leading to almost ubiquitous use.
Lauraine Langreo, September 21, 2022
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Gia Leon, a student at Odyssey STEM Academy, poses for a portrait at Hollydale Park on July 15, 2021, in South Gate, California.
Gia Leon, 17, credits the personalized learning program at Odyssey STEM Academy in Lakewood, Calif., for helping build her academic and personal confidence and giving her an opportunity to experience the real world of work.
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Personalized Learning From Our Research Center Personalized Learning’s Big Test Is Coming This School Year
As schools try to repair the damage of COVID-19 and racial injustice, it's now or never for the much-hyped personalized learning movement.
Benjamin Herold, July 20, 2021
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Classroom Technology Q&A How Google Classroom Is Changing Teaching: Q&A With Researcher Carlo Perrotta
The popular software is bringing the “logics of datafication, automation, surveillance, and interoperability" to schools, researchers say.
Benjamin Herold, December 17, 2020
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Sam Urban Wittrock, a history teacher at W.W. Samuell High School in Dallas, shows an example of one of the many WiFi hotspot devices his school district is giving to students. Schools nationwide are gearing up to do a better job this academic year making sure digital devices and WiFi access are available to all students.
Sam Urban Wittrock, a history teacher at W.W. Samuell High School in Dallas, shows an example of one of the many WiFi hotspot devices his school district is giving to students. Schools nationwide are gearing up to do a better job this academic year making sure digital devices and WiFi access are available to all students.
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IT Infrastructure How to Address Big Tech Equity Challenges
School districts are facing huge tech equity issues this school year, especially if schools return to full-time remote learning. Here’s how they are addressing those challenges.
Christina A. Samuels, July 22, 2020
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Professional Development 5 Tips for Remote Learning PD Success
Training teachers, principals, and district administrators on how to improve remote instruction will take a big commitment to mastering the learning management system and honing video teaching skills.
David Rauf, July 22, 2020
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Curriculum How Statewide LMS Options Could Help Schools Strengthen Remote Learning
Several states already offer a state-sanctioned LMS option to their schools, with some encouraging results in their efforts to cut costs and improve technical capabilities.
Mark Lieberman, May 21, 2020
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School & District Management Crazy Schedules, Questions for Tech Support During COVID-19: 'What Is an LMS?'
Behind the scenes, school district employees manning IT help desks are playing the role of an unsung cast that has made the shift to remote learning possible.
David Rauf, May 11, 2020
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IT Management Leader To Learn From Making Technology Work for Schools
As the technology director in the Vail School District in Vail, Ariz., Mark Breen’s tech savvy and deep understanding of what principals need has simplified the technology educators need to do their jobs and freed up time for them to focus on students. He is recognized as a 2020 Leader To Learn From.
Alyson Klein, February 19, 2020
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Education Opinion Enterprise Learning Management Systems + Google = Amplified Learning
The seamless integration between an enterprise LMS and Google creates a powerful ecosystem that supports teachers and students.
Matthew Lynch, February 25, 2018
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IT Management Opinion How Systems Can Support High-Quality Curricula
System leaders and the system itself play a critical role in providing support and context for curriculum work.
Learning Forward & Frederick Brown, February 15, 2018
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IT Management Opinion Teacher Survey Provides a Benchmark for Schools and Systems in the U.S.
Results from a survey of teachers responding to questions about the professional learning they experience highlight the bright spots and challenges facing U.S. schools.
Learning Forward & Stephanie Hirsh, August 10, 2017
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IT Management Opinion Look for Signs of an Aligned Learning System
School systems that prioritize coherence are more likely to achieve their goals for students.
Learning Forward, Stephanie Hirsh & Tracy Crow, May 18, 2017
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