Miami-Dade County Public Schools Pilots Learning Management System

The nation’s fourth largest public school district is running a semester-long pilot program using the itslearning learning management system.
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The nation’s fourth largest public school district, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (MDCPS), is running a semester-long pilot program using the itslearning learning management system (LMS) to select, deliver and manage the instructional components for secondary level social science courses in 10 schools. itslearning is a cloud-based LMS that allows teachers to engage today’s “digitally wired” students anytime, anywhere and on any device. The MDCPS pilot will run through May, after which teacher feedback and input will be solicited. 

Teachers participating in the pilot receive personalized professional development and training from itslearning, including formal face-to-face biweekly digital meetings, and on-demand tutorials that support digital and blended learning via the itslearning platform. 

The high schools selected to participate in the pilot are: Coral Gables, Coral Reef, Miami Southridge and Miami Southwest. The middle schools include: Ponce de Leon, Country Club, Herbert Ammons, and Jorge Mas Canosa. One school, Miami Arts Studio @ Zelda Glazer Middle School serves students in grades 6-12.

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