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Taking Canvas Open Source LMS – To The Schools of New Mexico

This piece was based on a presentation we delivered at the 2017 Ed-Fi Data Summit in Austin TX. It is a summary of our work with Learning Tapestry in New Mexico to build and deploy the Canvas Open Source Learning Management System and then move two education agencies, their users and their courses from Blackboard and D2L Brightspace to their [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:20:14+00:00 December 26th, 2017|

Our Team Partners With Teach To Lead To Launch More Intuitive Website

Navigation North partnered with Teach to Lead to launch a new website with improved user experience and a featured profiles tool. Visual Facelift During initial meetings with the Teach to Lead team, it was determined they wanted a more modern look and feel. They provided a few examples of nonprofit and education websites they liked, and we crafted a design [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:20:14+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|

Is Your Education Website ADA Compliant?

Many education agencies have received notifications from the Office of Civil Right (OCR) stating they are not in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act, or ADA, standards. This could lead to some serious issues. If your organization leadership is unsure of the ADA compliance status of your website, we suggest investigating soon! An increase in unwelcome attention from federal agencies has this topic on [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:20:14+00:00 July 7th, 2017|

Web Design & Development For Education Agencies

Navigation North has extensive knowledge of Content Management System (CMS) platform structure, design, and accessibility unique to district, state, and federal education agencies. Quite frequently, our clients' needs can be met by leveraging the power of WordPress or Drupal. We elevate web development projects with content and messaging strategy support, partnered with technical expertise spanning over two decades. Our team is made up of [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:24:23+00:00 May 18th, 2017|

Navigation North Project Earns 2017 Gold MUSE Award

The Smithsonian Learning Lab was launched last year as a result of the partnership between The Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access in Washington, D.C. and educational technology agency Navigation North. Last week, the project was awarded a 2017 Gold MUSE Award for Education & Outreach from the American Alliance of Museums. [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:24:23+00:00 May 15th, 2017|

Navigation North Named Leading Web Development Agency

Washington, D.C. based research firm Clutch rates Navigation North as a leading service provider in Minneapolis for 2017! The company evaluates digital agencies to identify the best of the best on services provided, companies served, and independently conducted client reviews. Navigation North has been partnering with educational agencies since 2005 to provide learning solutions and informational websites. Our clients include [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:24:23+00:00 May 3rd, 2017|

Leading OER Resource Research Partnership: Smithsonian Learning Lab

For over five years the Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access (SCLDA) has been researching, building, and improving the Smithsonian Learning Lab for educators. But now it is time to hear from the students! We at Navigation North are proud to be a partner in this exciting venture which brings digitized collections from Smithsonian's 19 museums, 9 research centers, and the [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:24:23+00:00 April 24th, 2017|

Teachers Rocked The Booth At CUE Conference

Navigation North had a blast at CUE 2017! Our team demonstrated some of the platforms we helped develop, including CTE Online, The Smithsonian Learning Lab, and Open ED Community. It was wonderful to meet so many different, creative, and excited teachers. We were asked time and time again, "How is all this stuff free?!?" Thank you to all the teachers who [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:24:24+00:00 March 27th, 2017|

Navigation North At CUE 2017 Conference In Palm Springs

Greetings, citizens! Some of the Navigation North team will be showcasing our projects and demonstrating how to best use the educational tools we've developed over the years in partnership with organizations such as the Smithsonian Institution, along with state and federal agencies, at the CUE 2017 National Conference. Navigation North VP and Director of Education, Brian Ausland, was asked by the US Department [...]

By | 2022-03-14T11:24:24+00:00 March 10th, 2017|