Learning Management Systems (LMS)
Learning Management Systems (LMS) are digital tools that include a lot of applications in one tool. LMS’s can be considered a one-stop shop for managing digital learning. They allow for file management, notifications, assignment submission, descriptive feedback, online discussions and tracking.
Teachers can choose to use a LMS for a variety of reasons. These reasons could include;
simplifying management of digital resources and assignments
encouraging student voice and accountable talk through online collaboration
collect and share digital resources to facilitate student choice in how they learn (personalization and differentiation)
While there are many Learning Management Systems, some examples are outlined in the table below.
Provincial virtual Learning Environment, vLE (formerly known as D2L)