"Another proprietary platform that we're investigating for a potential LMS is Schoology. It is sorta like Moodle, but with a heavy emphasis on the social component. It's an intriguing piece of software, but I worry that it will end up as a…"
"Almost 6 months since I started this discussion. We went with Haiku and are very happy. Grades 7-12 are using it for all their classes for information exchange and as homework pages for parents to follow. Some teachers are testing…"
"My 2 cents--
We did a pilot with Haiku and two teachers last spring. We committed to purchase this summer.
This year was supposed to be our year of running Haiku and our old (awful) system side by side. The goal was that by January all…"
"I don't disagree. We've had Moodle for four years now, but we are gently investigating Haiku and a few other alternatives. If Haiku could be easier to use, and allow better integration of other services (such as Google Docs and…"
"All depends on your perspective 8-)
I'd characterize it the other way- Moodle seems dated to me and Haiku seems more aligned with expectations for ease-of-use and style. I do agree that Moodle has more modules, but my anecdotal…"
"Is that a good or bad thing? :)
So, are you using Haiku for classes at your school? A lot of the feedback I'm seeing about it is a bit dated (in that it seems to be evolving at a decent pace, and maybe dealing with some of the road…"
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There are interesting conversations going on about curriculum mapping. Here's my favorite quote: "ur KIDS know our schools' curricula better than any of us grown-ups, too. Rather, too many of us are too preoccupied w/ our respective silos & areas of particular expertise.
To me, it all boils down to our becoming MORE of a 1. Community of 2. Learners. We faculty need to LEARN more/better about the curricular experiences we're offering our students. And we also need to better understand how we remain A (LEARNING) COMMUNITY in terms of our relations w/ each other." Mike Pardee