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If you haven't heard already, Schoology NEXT 2015, our second annual user conference, is taking place July 20-22 in downtown Chicago. At NEXT, you'll enjoy 2 1/2 days of insightful sessions led by the Schoology Community and staff, inspiring keynotes from education thought leaders, and lots of fun as we learn together.   Alan November Keynotes at NEXT 2014   What’s New for 2015 Based on your feedback from 2014, we’ve made a few exciting additions to our ...
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  With more flexibility, how will you choose to use rubrics? There are many schools of thought when it comes to assessing student understanding. In fact, even when two schools are using the same basic strategy for grading—take mastery learning for example—they may use different criteria or combine various tactics into one unique approach. And because digital and blended learning are relatively uncharted territory, we want to provide you with a sort of "stable ...
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    When you look at the image above, what do you see? It's a classroom, of course, but you already knew that. What if I told you that this is a classroom where William Shakespeare studied in the 16th century? Let that sink in for a second—classroom design has remained virtually unchanged since the 1500s. That's not to say this classic design doesn't have its benefits. It does. You and I are products of this learning environment, and we're pretty awesome, ...
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    TCEA is this week in the capital of the "Lone Star State," Austin, Texas! Will you be there? We'll be at TCEA in full force at Booth #1545, and we want to see you. So come by, tell us your stories, and we'll share some Schoology secrets that will help you get the most out of your favorite LMS. We'll also be giving away awesome swag at the end of each demo (see schedule below for official times)! In-Booth Demo Schedule Don't miss these short yet insightful ...
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  Elephants are big, but our newest features are bigger.   I often like to highlight the importance of small yet transformative features we've been working on, because they can have huge impacts on the learning experience. But I have to say that I absolutely love sharing the big features with you, and these five are colossal! Let's just dive in, shall we? BigBlueButton Video Conferencing *Enterprise Only We're excited to announce one of our most anticipated app ...
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