Schoology vs. Handouts

Schoology- A learning management system for K-12 schools. Allows user to create, manage and share content and resources.

Pros:

  1. Attendance records
  2. Blogging/class discussions
  3. Bigger learning system
  4. Structured/detailed/organized
  5. Time limit options

Cons:

  1. Grades accessed only through homepage
  2. Codes for students are too long
  3. Sophisticated and challenging
  4. Requires too much time to learn the system
  5. Hard to navigate quiz and attendance pages

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             Handouts- A learning system that allows teachers to schedule, assign and deliver worksheets, homework and tests. Students can complete work and send it back in for the teacher to grade.

Pros:

  1. Grades Worksheets
  2. Lets you type, draw, etc.
  3. Easy system to go by
  4. Gives students a section for each class
  5. Sends work to the whole class

Cons:

  1. Many errors occur in the system
  2. System is slow
  3. You can't delete your unneeded work
  4. Work doesn't always save
  5. Once you send work you can't go back and look at it

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