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Eliademy Aims to Help Teachers to Build Online Classrooms

April 24th, 2014 No comments

Eliademy features simple visual tools for creating and editing online courses forums and quizzes, for sharing sharing documents and embedding multimedia content into courses.  It also offers personalizable  educational calendar, news feed, and email notification. Elizademy is built for teachers. With a list of student email, teachers can have them join the LMS enabled by Eliademy.

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CodeAcademy is Moving towards Professional Education

April 24th, 2014 No comments

Since its launch two years ago CodeAcademy has served more than 24million people with its basic computer programming courses.  Now it has decided to move to professional programmer and developer market with more advanced teaching.  For instance, it has redesigned training method that has users build their own iterations of the basic AirBnB site.  They wish the new framework will ultimately connect users to social and career opportunities, to help their students move toward actual careers through the site.

Codecademy said that they are already working with educators around the world to integrate computer programming with basic education provided at secondary schools in the UK, Malaysia, and Singapore.  In the UK, Codecademy has gotten some middle school and high schools to integrate courses into their existing curricula.

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