Shifting the Paradigm in High School Math: How We Implemented Common Core in the Classroom
July 06, 2017
Our journey to implementation of CCSS started about 6 years ago. We looked at the new CCSS standards, which represented a major change in how math is taught and how math is learned, especially the standards for mathematical practice.
Top-Down vs Bottom-Up: 2 Ways to Approach EdTech Implementations
June 23, 2017
Which edtech implementation strategy should you choose—top-down or bottom-up? This article addresses many of the major benefits and challenges with each strategy and a few ideas on how to have the best of both worlds.
Stop Treating Your LMS Like a Digital Filing Cabinet
May 02, 2017
What is your learning management system (LMS) to you? Is it an elaborate program used to house your syllabus or a critical part of your day to day workflow? If you answered anything but "a critical part of your workflow," then you should probably use your LMS more. Here's why.
Video | What are Third Places and How Can You Cultivate Them?
April 20, 2017
We put Bradley Kemp, Sr. Instructional Designer at Schoology, and William Illingworth, Instructional Technologist and Systems Administrator at Lancaster Bible College, in a tiny room to talk about modern Third Places and how to cultivate them.
How an LMS Helps You Boost Social, Academic, and Intellectual Engagement
April 11, 2017
Explore how technology, particularly an LMS that you and your students enjoy using, can help you boost the social, academic, and intellectual engagement and, in turn, student achievement discussed in a study Willms, Friesen, and Milton.
It’s Time Blended Learning Was More Interactive (And What BrainPOP and Schoology are Doing About It)
March 23, 2017
Consider this a challenge—it's time to step beyond the PDF. Digitizing worksheets and textbooks into PDFs and calling it blended learning is completely missing the point. So we're expanding our partnership with BrainPOP to help you change change all that.