What It Means For Moodle That LMS Competitor Canvas Reached A Billion-Dollar Valuation

Source: https://www.moodlenews.com/2017/what-it-means-for-moodle-that-lms-competitor-canvas-reached-a-billion-dollar-valuation/ “This is a Canvas” by bixentro is licensed under CC BY 2.0 Instructure, the Salt Lake City-based parent company of Canvas, just reached $1 billion USD in market valuation. As per Silicon Slopes, co-founders Devin Daley and Brian Whitmer met at a 2008 startup class by Josh Coates, who would become Instructure’s first investor and…

Secure your Chrome with this powerful extension

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/09/secure-your-chrome-with-this-powerful.html If you use Chrome to navigate the web  then you definitely need to give this extension a try. Shield for Chrome, as its name indicates, is an add-on that protects your Chrome from bugs , malware, spyware and malicious extensions.We have been using it for a week now…

8 Tips To Use Gmail as an eLearning Tool

From eLearning Industry by Christopher Pappas URL: http://elearningindustry.com/8-tips-to-use-gmail-as-an-elearning-tool In this in depth Gmail guide for eLearning professionals, I’ll walk you through how to successfully use Gmail to develop and implement deliverables that help learners to connect, communicate, and collaborate in online learning environments. The Gmail Guide for eLearning Professionals Gmail is, without a doubt, one of the…

Google offers free 4 weeks virtual science camp for kids

From Emerging EdTech posted on Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/07/google-offers-free-4-weeks-virtual-science-camp-for-kids.html Google Camp is a new project from Google to provide kids with an opportunity to experiment with and learn through project-based science activities. This virtual camp is provided for free and is geared towards kids ages 7-10 but kids of all ages are welcome…

Coogle – handy google drive tool for creating diagrams

From Educational Technology and Mobile Learning URL: http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/06/coogle-handy-google-drive-tool-for-creating-diagrams.html Coggle is a good Chrome app for creating mind maps. It integrates seamlessly with Google Drive and allows you to organize and share your files with your Google contacts the way you like. Coggle provides a wide variety of features that make it easy for users to create…

5 Google Apps that Help Teachers Differentiate Instruction

From Ed Tech Magazine by Ben Dykhouse URL: http://www.edtechmagazine.com/k12/article/2015/06/5-google-apps-differentiate-instruction Learning technology coach Ben Dykhouse shares the apps that help all of his students achieve more in the classroom. byBen Dykhouse Ben Dykhouse is a high school computer applications teacher and the learning technology coach at Ontario Christian Schools in Ontario, Calif. Meet Janelle, an intelligent, creative, computer-literate animator…

Top Writing Tips for Instructional Designers Infographic

Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics Top Writing Tips for Instructional Designers Infographic The Top Writing Tips for Instructional Designers Infographic presents 7 writing tips for Instructional Designers to consider when developing online courseware. 1. Write Good Leads Learners are motivated to take a module based on the relevance communicated in the first paragraph.…

Google Search Tricks Infographic

Find more education infographics on e-Learning Infographics   Google Search Tricks Infographic Who knew Google could also be a dictionary, countdown timer or calculator, just by making a few extra taps on your keyboard? Or that it can provide a little extra help in finding something at the price you want to pay, no more,…