Connecting dots of digital learning

Management Tools

LearnBoost – its free all-in-one contains a sleek gradebook, powerful reporting and analytics tools, software for managing and creating lesson plans, tracking attendance, maintaining schedules, tagging of Common Core Standards, and it integrates with your google apps seamlessly. Now it’s using crowdsourcing to translate the software into other languages. (one of top 10 startup of 2010 picked by ReadWriteWeb)

Engrade - based in San Diego, California, was founded in 2003, over the years, Engrade has been adopted by teachers and schools in all 50 states and in countries across the world. Today Engrade has more than 1,500,000 members. It’s a free gradebook and its quiz feature using the Quizzes link at the very top of the page, once you build your quiz you can assign it to a class where students will be able to take it when they log in. Their answers will be automatically graded and – with the push of a button – you can save the quiz as an assignment in the gradebook.

School Tool is a collection of free administrative software for schools.  This is an open source, web-based student information system that includes demographics, gradebook, attendance, calendaring and reporting for primary and secondary schools.  It also provides a framework for building customized applications and configurations to meet the needs of your school. There are documentation to help with installation and setup, an administrators handbook, a developers handbook, and a glossary of usage.

EDU2.0 – anyone can teach and/or learn using the system, whether it’s at school, at home, or on the move, it’s a complete e-learning solution and its basic features are free to use; the resource section of the site contains 15,000+ community contributed resources and lesson plans to use, and built in rubric builders make it easy to quickly and consistently score projects online, a comprehensive gradebook is provided with weighting, statistics, and graphs, online quizzes can be created that include a variety of question types, messaging is built in and has the option of email integration, within Edu 2.0 students and teachers can create public or private blogs and wikis.

Edmodo is a secure social learning network for educators and students. It provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content, and access homework, quiz builder, calendar, gradebook and school notices. It also create an anytime, anywhere mobile learning environment with smartphone apps and mobile site. It’s now Serving 7M Users, 80K Schools. It has became a platform that everyone can develop applications on it.

OLAT (Online Learning and Training) is an Open Source LMS (Learning Management System) tailored to the needs of Universities and Higher Education institutions. There are approximately 70′,000 users and nearly 50 institutions in Switzerland using OLAT (with up to 5,000 courses and millions of resources), and the numbers keep on growing!

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