Archive for the ‘K-12’ Category

The Best LMS Solutions – An Equine Perspective

With the new racing season starting in November, we thought it appropriate to look at the LMS market from an equine perspective. Our top tipster, David Patterson, will give us his view on the runners and riders, but first here’s a quick explanation of the learning management system categories Learning Light 

Download Report: Cyberlearning Community Report: The State of Cyberlearning and the Future of Learning With Technology

The cyberlearning community in the United States brings computer scientists and learning scientists together to design and study innovative learning technologies. The Cyberlearning Community Report: The State of Cyberlearning and the Future of Learning With Technology highlights examples of the exciting work our community is engaged in as we integrate the latest innovations in learning […]

Download Report: Supporting Digital Transformations in Schools: How to build a network infrastructure that will have you poised for ed-tech success

In 2014, the Wayne Highlands School District in Wayne County, Pa., embarked on a journey to transform instruction by giving every high school student an iPad and empowering stu- dents at all grade levels to learn through digital creation and investigation. CISCO, and eSchool News

Open Teaching: a New Way on E-learning?

Open Teaching is currently considered an ambiguous and polysemic concept but has nevertheless become a growing global trend in ICT-based education. To identify key issues on the subject, this article presents a study on Open teaching that combines meta-synthesis and content analysis of research published over the last twenty years in major peer-reviewed databases. Six main analytical categories […]

Time Shifting and Agile Time Boxes in Course Design

The ongoing integration of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) into higher education courses is often called blended learning although it often relates to course design. It is usually understood in place categories, as a combination of traditional classroom-based sessions and Internet-enabled distance or online learning practices. One alternative understanding of ICT integration can be constructed […]

A Learning Analytics Tool for Usability Assessment in Moodle Environments

The use of analytics technologies is increasingly successful in the e-learning domain. In this paper, we propose a novel model aiming at evaluating usability of interfaces adopted by Learning Management Systems and Massive Open Online Courses platforms based on the comparison between desktop and mobile versions, using specific native indicators. The indicators obtained from log […]

Digital learning: Education and skills in the digital age

The report gives an overview of an expert consultation on the role and future of education and skills in the digital world. It looks at which skills are important and necessary to undertake the different types of jobs available, and what skills we need to be thinking of developing now and in the future. It […]

Florida Virtual School to enroll up to 20,000 Puerto Rican students

Puerto Rican students can take courses online, which may ease pressure on local schools to take those displaced by Hurricane Maria.  edscoop

Education without Brick and Mortar: Stanford Online High School

There was once a perception that online high schools can’t replace the “real thing”—namely, a quality face-to-face classroom experience. In 2017, this perception is finally shifting, and Stanford Online High School (Stanford OHS) is one of the online secondary schools driving this change. Thanks to its now established track-record and the currency it naturally has […]

Download Report: Informing Progress: Insights on Personalized Learning Implementation and Effects

Informing Progress: Insights on Personalized Learning Implementation and Effects The basic concept of personalized learning (PL) — instruction that is focused on meeting students’ individual learning needs while incorporating their interests and preferences — has been a longstanding practice in U.S. K–12 education. Options for personalization have increased as personal computing devices have become increasingly […]