“Introducing change to an environment can be a challenge. Introducing change in the IT culture and pedagogy in a school is often faced with significant hurdles. New Era IT have assisted us right from the start with initial consultation, forward planning and providing a sounding board for ideas and problems.”
Education Portal includes a range of bespoke learning tools designed specifically for the K12 environment, as well as integrated versions of proven third party tools and services that support learning and teaching. These include:
Editure's Assignment Dropbox allows teachers to set assignments, review students' submissions and provide feedback on their work. Students can use Assignment Dropbox to view and manage their pending assignments and submit their work.
Conference Room allows members of a class or community to participate in video conferencing, whiteboard and desktop sharing and real-time chat via OpenMeetings.
The Learning Activities tool is a fully integrated custom version of the award winning learning design and activity management system, LAMS. LAMS is a tool for designing, managing and delivering online collaborative learning activities.