I developed this Prezi presentation for the Northern Illinois Computer Educators Conference in the Fall of 2013 for an audience of K-12 educators and later to a undergraduate cohort of pre-service educators.
Comparing Learning Management Systems and their Impact on Differentiated Instruction
Two major challenges facing educators in 2013 are 1) differentiating instruction and 2) integrating Common Core Standards into curriculum. Learning management systems (LMS) offer an effective solution to address these issues. In addition to being valuable instructional tools, they also open the door for the creation of asynchronous learning environments. Harnessing the power of social media, automated grading, individual education plans, and 24/7 availability, these resources are recreating the modern classroom