The Use Of Learning Management Systems In The Classroom

April 2, 2016

Learning Management Systems (LMS) are being used in thousands of classrooms across the United States. As these systems of organization and learning are implemented by educators and used by students, the process of education is being dramatically altered. There are several types of LMS’s available for school administrators to choose from. These systems include; Blackboard, […]

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January and February Updates

February 23, 2016

Happy 2016 to everyone! We hope that everyone was able to find some happiness bringing in the new year. Hello and Goodbye January and February For ClassMate there is much work to be done! Last month we recognized some large feature gaps ClassMate has had, and our current efforts have been focused on closing those by […]

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ClassMate Digital Classroom Updates for December 2015

December 30, 2015

December has been a month of learning, building the ClassMate user base and setting goals for our products.  Here is a summary of various things we are working on or developing. Welcome Educators, Learners and Mentors We have been working on our language for how we speak about the types of users we focus on. […]

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Why Students Should Make the Most of Online Tools

December 21, 2015

The internet has steadily become the most widely used resource for seeking information. This has also meant that there are now greater resources for students available online than ever. However, not all students make the best use of online tools available to them. Let’s look at a few reasons why students should make the most […]

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Technology in the Classroom: Friend or Foe?

December 17, 2015

Technology has permeated virtually every area of life and the same is true for education. With various tools available for use within the classroom, there rises a question whether technology in the classroom can help improve the learning process for students or acts as a distraction. Examining the pros and cons of technology in the […]

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Collaborating Around Education Technology with the Connecticut Parents Union

December 16, 2015

This week some of us on team ClassMate.io will be visiting a school in Connecticut to meet with with parents and students to discuss education technology.  The Parent Express, an event organized by Gwen Samuel and the Connecticut Parents Union, will be held throughout various locations in Connecticut from December 16, 2015 to December 19, […]

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Software in Education – The Benefits

November 19, 2015

Do not confine your children to your own learning for they were born in another time Chinese proverb Technology has permeated every aspect of living from communications to business management. Its affects on the educational sector, are no different. While some academics may question the role of any type of software mechanism on classrooms, others […]

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Does Distance Teaching and Learning have a Future?

November 14, 2015

Any investment in knowledge pays the best interest Benjamin Franklin And if recent trends in learning are anything to go by, it seems that distance teaching may take off. While online learning is still in its infancy, it does have the potential to grow if it is accepted as an authentic means of helping people […]

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