Two New Tutorials for Mahara focused on student writing

I just added two new tutorials that walk teachers through the simple process of creating student journals and then creating pages to display the journal entries.  With Mahara student writing is literally a 2 minute setup to get them in and writing journal entries.  Then after they have been writing for awhile the teacher can … Read more

Poodll in your Moodle

I have been out sick for the last two days and I am really itching the get back to work because I want to test out the POODLL Language Lab plugin for Moodle.  This is something that might really benefit our foreign language teachers and those who want to create more visual and interactive multimedia … Read more

Training Video – Mahoodle Overview

Spotlight: ePortfolio with Moodle ePortfolio  (Mahara) is an addtional iLearn (Moodle) tool which allows students to create portfolios and collections of work.  There are several activities students can use such as a  resume builder, a webpage builder, journaling, group building, group discussions, and much more. Check out the video to see how Dearborn Public Schools … Read more

District-Wide Event Signup and Registration using Joomla

I am just putting some of the finishing touches on our new event registration system using Joomla.  With a very tight deadline we tried several Joomla components both free and paid for event management and Event Booking really met our needs.  At only $30 this plugin for Joomla really saved us: You can see … Read more

Mahara 1.5 Update is GREAT!

I just updated our Mahara install to the latest version 1.5.1.  Among a whole list of great improvements the most noticeable is the new Elementary/Primary school theme.  This is an intuitive and easy to use dashboard to quickly get students into the areas they need to go.  I must say that Mahara is really coming … Read more

New Moodle Social Course Format Work

We are looking to partner with others who might be interested in developing a new type of course format for moodle.  The new format will closely mimic Facebook and Edmodo.  While Moodle is awesome at course management it could use a little help with social interactions. We are going to begin working on developing a … Read more