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Schoology

Educational Content Management System


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Published 06/22/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Jess Meli
What can you use the app for?

Schoology enables the management of lesson plans and allows educators to connect with each other. Also educators can keep their students engaged with content that is directed at addressing their particle learning needs. The application functions as a learning management system and social community of learners and teachers. It allows students and teachers to interact with each other and can help teachers or educational administrators provide a learning environment for students. Users are also able to connect to applications such as Google docs, Blackboard, Moodle, Examview and KhanAcademy.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

Schoology was founded in May 2009 and it is based in New York. It offers a method for connecting educators with students and students. Also, parents can get involved. The popularity of the application comes from its ability to function as a kerning platform while still resembling a social networking website. Hence, learning can occur without boundaries or rigid teaching styles.

What are the differences to other apps?

Learning management systems exist for various purposes. However, the Schoology learning management system is directed at educators and students and it makes connecting and sharing easy. Another distinguishing factor that Schoology has is its ability to combine social networking familiarities with tangible learning and education.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

There is video that can be viewed to help users understand how to use the application. Navigation is easy and there is sufficient information provided throughout the application to help people navigate and use the learning management system. There is also a look and feel that resembles social networking applications.

How does the registration process work?

Users need to register for an account so that they can sign into the application. Students can type in the name of their school and the name of their teacher. Students can also provide the access code that was given to them by their teacher.

What does it cost to use the application?

Schoology can be used free of any charges. Accounts can be created without users needing to pay fees.

Who would you recommend the application to?

Teachers, education administrators and students will find the Schoology application to be a user-friendly website that connects various groups together in an effort to help them accomplish their educational goals. Those who want the feeling of social networking will also find the application appealing because it combines social connectivity with learning objectives.

  • Teachers and administrators can sign up for accounts
  • Students can be invited to access the application with an access code
  • Social networking is combined with learning management
  • Customization can occur with add-ons
  • Users can connect to and import from other applications


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Schoology contact details

Telephone: 800-393-7550
Postal address:
115 W 30th St, Suite 602, New York, NY 10001

Schoology pricing

FREE - Permanently free version

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