Big Blue Button Web Conferencing for Moodle

Learners Circle, LLC, the home of Centre/SIS, has added Big Blue Button as an add-on to our virtual learning environment hosting and support options. BigBlueButton is an open source web conferencing system for sharing real-time “audio, video, slides, chat, desktop and polls” in online classes. Big Blue Button was started by  Blindside Networks in 2008, and offers what we consider to...

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School Reform Gets Cool!

  Finally, there’s a conversation starting about school reform, more or less.  Not that Hollywood “buzz” will ever lead to anything productive, but if we can get younger Americans talking about the value and place of education in our society, it really can’t hurt. Maggie Gyllenhaal, the ultimate hipster actress, stars in “Won’t Back Down,” an education-reform drama that...

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