We’ve gotten rid of the shag rug and lava lamps. Oh yeah, and we’ve made the site more usable by revamping the content categories and making other content-focused improvements.
Ed tech and learning science are both littered with obscure and hard-to-read journal articles written for a handful of other experts on one hand and empty puff pieces on the other. We need a middle ground.
Online grade books are expensive for ed tech companies to build, almost impossible for them to build well, and hard for faculty and students to learn. Here’s a recipe for using final and near-final interoperability standards to enable faculty and students to just use their same LMS grade book in every ed tech app.
Digital badges seem to be filling in the cracks for career readiness—and sometimes college readiness—that aren’t covered by formal degree and certificate programs.
Whether you call it NGDLE, an LMOS, a learning platform, or something else, people have been wanting a next-generation post-LMS for a long time. We finally have both the interoperability standards and the market incentives to make it possible—if the LMS vendors are willing to take a risk.