a new online database designed to help school districts, non-profit organizations, and policymakers better understand the educational landscape and make informed education decisions. Comprising 14 million records, EdWise catalogs K-12 Department of Education statistics from Missouri and Kansas. EdWise allows users to explore 25 years of school and district data in a range of categories, such as assessments, demographics, finance, staff, and transportation.
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Interesting post about how NGDLEs will need to be not only moduler, but also increasingly learner-centered to match the evolving emphasis in higher ed away from the instructor... and toward the learner.
What comes next must be informed by the new learning-centered model that increasingly characterizes higher education practice
The report suggested vendors create modular components that fit together to allow for a more customized LMS
Each of our LMS modules, for instance the Discussion Forum or our Quiz engine can be independently integrated with other platforms
Our Loudbooks collaborative e-reader has now been integrated with Canvas, Blackboard and Moodle.
They say that LMSs on the market today are great for helping educators manage administrative tasks like grading and material distribution, but don't really offer much that actually helps educate students.
"higher education is moving away from its traditional emphasis on the instructor, however, replacing it with a focus on learning and the learner. Higher education is also moving away from a standard form factor for the course, experimenting with a variety of course models."
Basic use of Schoology mandated in Palo Alto high school...