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We use PowerSchool as our LMS and SMS to support PBGR's here at BFUHS. We
use Naviance as our PLP system. Supposedly they talk to each other. I can't
tell if they really do or not.

On Fri, Mar 11, 2016 at 11:35 AM, Lauren Parren <[log in to unmask]>
wrote:

> People should check with Mt. Abe before moving to PowerSchool for PBGR and
> PLP.  They claim to have a proficiency based grading system, but we didn't
> find it useable.  I believe they may be moving to JumpRope for that.
>
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> Subject: Re: SMS and PLP - working together?
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> Follett's Aspen, I believe, had an integrated LMS in their SMS.
>
> Melissa Hayden-Raley
> Technology Supervisor
> Milton Town School District
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> School Information Technology Discussion <[log in to unmask]> writes:
> >Greetings!
> >
> >
> >We’re moving to a proficiency based graduation system here in Winooski,
> >and are designing our PLPs accordingly.  The problem for us lies in our
> >SMS’s inability to provide live data for the PLPs - sort of a summary
> >of students’ progress.  We’re also frustrated by the fact our SMS
> >(Web2School) and LMS (Canvas) cannot talk to each other (both vendors
> >blame each other).  The weak link in this chain seems to be our SMS,
> >but before we jump ship and make a huge change to our systems, is
> >anyone using an SMS that does double duty as an LMS?  Powerschool seems
> >to fit that bill, and we have anecdotal evidence which suggests those
> >using Powerschool also use it for their PLPs, but before I contact the
> >vendor I’m looking for recommendations.
> >
> >
> >And, does anyone have a PLP which is linked to their SMS/LMS, to
> >provide real time “progress updates” for students?  We’re moving to
> >Google Sites for PLPs, but will happily switch gears for something
> >which provides this integration.
> >
> >
> >Thanks!
> >
> >
> >Drew
> >(off list/direct replies also appreciated)
> >
> >
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> >Drew Blanchard
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> >Google Apps Certified
> >Winooski City Schools
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> >Winooski, VT 05404
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