Capture informal learning data into your learning record store

3 ways to populate your learning record store with informal learning data.

Our friends at Watershed published a post earlier this week about different stratgies to collect data from learners distributed learning activities. 

That lead us to consider the different ways that K-12 educators, administrators and stakeholders could do likewise. 

How? 

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The benefits of a learning record store

The benefits of an LRS are many. We'll spotlight six to whet your appetites. 

A Learning Record Store is (say it with us now) a place to store, sort and share all kinds of learning data. 

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What tools are working best in our classrooms?

Teachers are using a lot of tools to deliver instruction. It's time we made sense of it all using learning analytics. 

Technology has made it possible for institutions to deliver instruction in all kinds of ways. The data generated by these learning tools could provide profound insights to improve outcomes. 

This is particularly true for K-12 schools and districts. Thrivist is collecting vast amounts of data on what takes place throughout the learning experience -- both online and offline. This, in turn, can give us a rounder idea of how each individual learner can be better served. 

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The Early adopters of learning analytics

 

 Business and higher education are using big data tactics to improve outcomes. Can K-12 leverage Learning Analytics to do the same?

The new class of software that perfectly compliments an LMS called a Learning Record Stores (LRS) is starting to take hold in the business and higher ed spheres. Why? Because an LRS is a learning data warehouse of sorts that let's us employ cutting edge learning analytics to inform everything from learner profiles to new learning models.

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Avoid Vendor Lock with a Learning Record Store

Avoid vendor lock by using an LRS powered by the xAPI or Caliper learning specifications.

As our friends at Learning Locker have so perfectly stated, "each individual learner has the right to own and use data that is about their

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5 facts about Gen Z learners that educators need to know

Meet Generation Z students where they are, not where you think they should be

If we, as educators, are not adapting our curriculum and instruction to be in step with what our students expect, then we are performing a gross disservice to them.

In this post we'll look at 5 facts about Generation Z students and what they mean for teachers, administrators and other educational leaders.

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