CanopyLAB, the EdTech company whose vision is to change the way we learn by combining artificial intelligence, virtual learning, social media, and empowerment through learning, announced it has attracted a $3 million funding round. $1.5 million consists of venture financing and $1.5 in venture debt from the Danish Growth Fund combined with soft money from the Innovation Fund Denmark, amongst others. The funding will support CanopyLAB’s international expansion in K-12 and corporate learning focusing on LATAM and Africa.
Have you been entertaining the idea of acquiring a learning management system or learning platform for your organization, but can’t decide between a cloud-based or a self-hosted system? Or perhaps you’re confused about what to pick after reading about the difference between the two. We can help you out.
Picking a learning management system or learning platform can be super stressful. Especially if you are doing it in a bit of a hurry with a set deadline. But you never have to compromise on quality, because it has never been easier to compare solutions. In addition, generally the price point is a lot lower than it was a few years ago. That always happens with technology; as demand increases and the technologies are democratized, price inevitably goes down.
You don’t have to cancel extracurricular activities due to COVID-19. Learn how an Argentinian civil society organization nailed moving chess classes online.
Before COVID-19, El Caballito de Palermo, a multidisciplinary civil society organization in Buenos Aires, Argentina dedicated to supporting the development of children’s cognitive and emotional competencies based on the game of chess successfully held classes where
ten teachers and 50+ partners taught 1,000 students chess over one year.
How can your institution encourage extracurricular activities to continue online during the pandemic?
The importance of extracurricular activities or after-school activities is obvious; They help students improve their knowledge and skills, they form friendships, they help develop life skills and help form the student as an individual.
Further recognition from Elearning Industry: CanopyLAB featured on Top 20 LMS based on Customer Experience
CanopyLAB’s social and adaptive learning software is highlighted among Elearning Industry’s Top 20 LMS list based on Customer Experience. Coming in at a 19th place, a great rating for our first year on the list. Just last week CanopyLAB was listed as number 9 on Elearning Industry’s Top 20 LMS based on User Experience.
If you have ever been on the CanopyLAB platform, you’ve surely come across a knowledge tag. Tags are showcased on your personal profile, and they are a record of what you have accomplished. The courses you have taken, the knowledge that you have gained, and the exercises you have completed to train 21st-century skills.
Harnessing the power of role models: How DigiPippi is closing the gender gap for women in technology through youth mentorships
Did you know that there are still IT university programs with 0% female enrolment? This is just one fact that drives the DigiPippi volunteer mentorship program that aims to connect girls ages 7-13 with female role models to foster curiosity and passion for the world of technology. With the support of CanopyLAB, DigiPippi has created a virtual academy where volunteers learn about the Digippipi method, which includes how to become a role model for girls in tech, host IT workshops and use social media for outreach courses, all while connecting with their mentees in a social online setting.
This post is a reflection written by Natalia Bernal who is a teacher at an all-girls school in Bogota, Colombia. While the transition to remote learning has received massive media attention, we aim to highlight the voice of the teacher and their experiences, challenges, and resilience during COVID-19.
CanopyLAB ofrece una plataforma de aprendizaje social de manera gratuita a todas las instituciones educativas del mundo. Esta oferta está limitada a un período de 6 meses, sin embargo, puede prolongarse dependiendo de las medidas de prevención alrededor del COVID-19.
CanopyLAB anuncia el acceso gratuito a su plataforma de aprendizaje para todas las instituciones educativas
La plataforma social y digital de aprendizaje de CanopyLAB proporcionará, de manera inmediata y durante los próximos 6 meses, sus accesos gratuitos para que las instituciones educativas ofrezcan educación de calidad a sus estudiantes de forma remota.
Shockingly, the Wall Street Journal revealed that 90 % of knowledge learned in corporate training doesn’t stick simply days after the training has been completed.