Why Every Education Company Needs an API (& Why Educators Should Care When One Doesn't) | Digital Learning - beyond eLearning and Blended Learning in Higher Education | Scoop.it

Educational data is stuck in silos, something fostered by educational software – administrative and instructional – that makes it cumbersome at best and impossible at worst to move data in and out of systems. As a result, there’s lots of extra clerical work that educators and administrators have to do – recreating rosters, copying grades, downloading CSVs, copying-and-pasting, and so on. All because educational apps and software do not, as a rule, talk to one another.