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  More utility and convenience? So you can have your cake and eat it too! As mobile devices continue to be our preferred tools for communication, productivity, and general knowledge gathering, app developers must constantly find new ways to blend raw utility and convenience. In education, it's no different. We always need to do more and do it faster while preserving a rich and engaging educational experience. A prime example of this is the newest version of our Android app. Verion ...
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    The Schoology Community Team is excited to announce the beta launch of the Schoology Ambassador Program. Our first “Beta Class” of Ambassadors consists of nearly 20 educators who will pilot the program from March-July 2015. Through their participation and feedback, we will fine tune the program for an official launch in the 2015-2016 academic year. What is a Schoology Ambassador? A Schoology Ambassador is an active and engaged user of Schoology that has proven ...
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Written by Keith Sorensen This post focuses on parents but is relevant to our discussion on engaging parents and advisors in the learning process.     Schoology is used by teachers to post their classroom materials online, provide a safe forum for students to discuss their ideas and collaborate on projects, and to pass out and collect homework electronically. It helps students stay organized and it keeps the class connected. An overlooked feature of Schoology is the ...
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  Stay Connected! Notifications are an important part of modern connected life. We gather information from so many different sources nowadays that we need something to help us quickly find the content and insights that are relevant to us. And even though we may not care about many of the notifications we receive on a day-to-day basis, there are some that we're thankful we do get. Well, at Schoology, we're excited to announce new notifications that will be quite helpful to you, your ...
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    It's no news to you that the learning environment and everyone in it (Okay, the learning ecosystem then) play an enormous role in how well students perform. And no matter how much you feng shui your classroom or enforce your code of conduct, the fact is the most influential people in a student's life rarely ever step foot in your domain. Edudemic recently dealt with this in their article, "How to Be an Effective Ally to Parents." They provide nine ...
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