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  1. 1. <ul><li>Neil’s Highlights </li></ul><ul><li>LMS options </li></ul><ul><li>Open-source programs </li></ul>
  2. 2. Highlights of ASCD 2011 <ul><li>3-day Pre-conference Institute with Wiggins & McTighe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tiring, brain-frying, frustrating, somewhat hypocritical </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Problem-Based Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NASA projects and similar Engineering Challenges </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LMS options and products available </li></ul><ul><li>MOODLE-based options & add ons </li></ul><ul><li>Curriculum-focused PD and Vendors </li></ul>
  3. 3. Main Trends in E-Learning <ul><li>Moving towards MOODLE </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on “Social Learning” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>E-learning with interactivity of Social Networking, but controlled by teachers (safe & secure, NOT open to FB, MSN, etc. but offering similar features) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>MOBILE-APP FOCUSSED!!! </li></ul>
  4. 4. My Big 3 - Gaggle
  5. 5. My Big 3 – Open Sources
  6. 6. My Big 3 – Open Sources
  7. 7. My Big 3 – Open Sources
  8. 8. Alternatives to MOODLE and D2L <ul><ul><li>Schoology </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>https://www.schoology.com/home.php </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://bit.ly/fhiwWG </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Pearson e-Learning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>http://elearning.pearsoncanada.ca/videos/index.php </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Moodle with add-ons </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. MOODLE “Covers” <ul><li>Gaggle ( https://www.gaggle.net/ ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept of “social learning” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>https://www.gaggle.net/home/gaggle-apps/social-learning/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kineo ( http://www.kineo.com/ ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Expensive, but typical of companies offering Moodle in a more controlled, structured environment. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Open-Source Options <ul><li>All of these are FREE </li></ul><ul><li>Varying levels of security </li></ul><ul><li>Varying levels of service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(more service + more security = paid service) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All are Mobile-Friendly (“…there’s an app for that.”) </li></ul>
  11. 11. Open-Source Options <ul><ul><li>Big Blue Button ( http://www.bigbluebutton.org/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Free online meeting, video conferencing, mobile-friendly. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Livebinder ( http://livebinders.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Assignment storage, lesson storage, Social bookmarking & sharing, collaborative and mobile-friendly. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ooVoo ( http://www.oovoo.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Video Chat (alternative to Skype, not blocked by many jurisdictions), mobile. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Open-Source Options <ul><ul><li>Capzules ( http://www.capzles.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multimedia sharing, secure document/lesson/assignment repository, collaborative and mobile-friendly. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Enter The Group (http://www.enterthegroup.com/) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Group projects, secure, multimedia, virtual classrooms, alternative to Google Apps, but more secure. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Slideshare ( http://www.slideshare.net/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lets users upload, store and share PPT presentations and Word documents. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Open-Source Options <ul><ul><li>Prezi ( http://prezi.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online presentation, can be collaborative, mobile-friendly, zoomable, more interactive than PPT or Keynote and 2.0. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Currently my favorite Prezi: http://prezi.com/aww2hjfyil0u/math-is-not-linear/ </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Qwiki ( http://www.qwiki.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Multi-Media Information source, free online dictionary, like Wiki with more bells and whistles (still in Alpha phase) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Polleverywhere ( http://www.polleverywhere.com/ ) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Instant feedback resource, mobile App, text, or website. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Poll Everywhere

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