Mashups using the same API (15)
The NCAA partnered with DonorsChoose.org for the NCAA's "Fund the Future" campaign (www.ncaa.org/fundthefuture) in support of K-12 school districts around the country. The campaign...
Provides an alert via Twitter when new schools in your interest area have needs. The DC stands for DonorsChoose, a platform for aggregating non-profit needs.
HereKid analyzes classroom project and donation data for the largest US cities, pulled on a regular basis from the DonorsChoose API
iKnow, a social learning site launched last month by Japanese company Carego, have launched an API (our iKnow profile) to allow third parties to "add a little Learning and Linguistic magic to [their] applications, widgets and other mashups." iKnow allows users to take virtual English and Japanese language lessons (other languages are promised for the future) and guides and tracks their progress. Through the social component users can share their progress with friends, leave comments, keep journals, and compete for rankings.
This is the second post of a three part series covering recent trends and developments in Education Technology. This post features information about Learning Management Systems (LMS), Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS), and Education Marketplaces.
Hackathons have been a staple in Silicon Valley tech culture for quite some time, but recently we have seen seeing hackathons evolve outside of the valley -- from Los Angeles to Prague. The format of the Hackathon is pretty straightforward: You bring together a group of developers in a room, give them a topic to code around, then they break into teams and begin hacking for usually from 24-72 hours. On the final day, theypresent what they’ve built. Winners usually go home with cash, prizes, and of course notoriety.
National University of Singapore Integrated Virtual Learning Environment
||The Virtual Learning Environment API by The University of Singapore provides access to students, instructors, administrators, and developers interested in course information. API features such as...||Learning Management Systems||07.20.2015|
||Aalto University is a new multidisciplinary university, where science and art meet technology and business. The University is located in Espoo and Helsinki in Finland. Aalto University provides an...||Education||03.26.2013|
||STARS is a program of AASHE, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education. STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System, is a self-reporting...||Education||10.07.2013|
||Academic Benchmarks (AB) provides education companies with an underlying data utility that standardizes the management and use of education standards. The AB Standards Registry hosts over 2.6 million...||Education||10.01.2012|
Achievement Standards Network
||The service provides listings of educational standards by topic, instructional level, and school agency or other jurisdiction setting the standards. Hierarchically organized listings define specific...||Education||09.08.2012|