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What we’re thankful for

November 25, 2015

Tomorrow is (American) Thanksgiving, a holiday that we celebrate mainly with family and food. As the name of the celebration implies, there is also a tradition of gratitude — reflection on all that we are thankful for and a turning away, however temporarily, from the problems that we face, however large or small. Because we … Read More …

Monday Morning Digest - 16 November 2015

Monday Morning Digest – 16 November 2015

November 16, 2015

After a one-week hiatus, the Monday Morning Digest is back. Next week will be a special edition, of sorts, as our team returns the Open Education Conference in Vancouver — we will do our level best to share the ideas, presentations, and initiatives that jump out at us. Check the links below for what inspired us … Read More …

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Memory Science Promo for Saylor Academy Students

November 12, 2015

We’ve paired with EdTech startup Memory Science to offer Saylor Academy students free premium access to study tools, using the promo code SAYLOR.

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Using the DBSelf plugin to sync course enrollments, grades, and completion between Moodle and Eportfolio

November 9, 2015

For the last couple of months, you may have noticed that both your in-progress and completed courses – non-legacy courses, that is – are synced from your Saylor Academy ePortfolio to Syncing that information between the two systems turned out to be a bit of a challenge. Moodle (the LMS we use for … Read More …