Category Archives: Tools, Toys, and Technology (Oh my!)

SRI’s Study on Gates Personalized Learning Grants Is Out

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) This is almost old news now, but we just haven’t been able to dig into it yet. As part of its Adaptive Learning Market Acceleration Program (ALMAP) program, the Gates Foundation funded SRI to do a … Continue reading

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UC Davis, Sakai, and Open Source

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) Phil has been a busy boy, putting out two pieces about some Blackboard research that had gotten some negative responses and two more on a horrifically bad LMS outage for UC Davis and other universities using support vendor Scriba. Our main schtick … Continue reading

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Scriba Disaster: Sakai-based LMS for UC Davis is down with no plans for recovery

By Phil HillMore Posts (413) In what might shape up as one of the worst LMS outages in recent history, UC Davis has been working without an LMS for the past week and does not expect their vendor to fix the … Continue reading

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What Homework and Adaptive Platforms Are (and Aren’t) Good For

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) I was delighted that we are able to publish Mike Caulfield’s post on how ed tech gets personalization backwards, partly because Mike is such a unique and inventive thinker, but also because he provided such a great … Continue reading

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Our LMS Subscription is Available Today

By Michael FeldsteinMore Posts (1078) Today we are pleased to announce that our LMS subscription service is available for purchase. As promised, we have kept the promotion on the blog to a minimum, providing details instead to people who specifically … Continue reading

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