3DBear is an innovative learning application that integrates Augmented Reality experiences into elementary and middle school curriculum. Students create scenes and videos using 3D models and AR for problem solving, design thinking, exploring connections between information, and collaborating with their peers. Co-developed by Finnish teachers and further refined by educators in the US, 3DBear’s lesson plan bank aligns to the ELA, Social Studies, History, Language Learning, Art, Engineering, and the Next Generation Science Standards. 3DBear has been proven effective in enhancing students’ learning experience, class performance and overall engagement.
Amazon Web Services offers a broad set of global cloud-based products including compute, storage, databases, analytics, networking, mobile, developer tools, management tools, IoT, security and enterprise applications. These services help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale. AWS is trusted by the largest enterprises and the hottest start-ups to power a wide variety of workloads including: web and mobile applications, game development, data processing and warehousing, storage, archive, and many others.
If you need help to scale up your on-premises applications by migrating them to the cloud, please contact your AWS Account Manager, or use the click to chat service on the AWS Education website.
Remote Working and Learning: If you need to support remote working from home, Amazon WorkSpaces allows customers to access their desktops anywhere, anytime, from any device, provisioning Windows or Linux desktops in just a few minutes, quickly scaling thousands of desktops to workers across the globe. If you need to provide students, teachers, and administrators with remote access to applications and virtual labs, with Amazon AppStream 2.0 you can bring them all into the home, like CAD, Media Editing, Statistics, and more.
Help Desk Support: If you need to quickly set up a cloud-based contact center, Amazon Connect is a low-cost, omnichannel cloud solution for IT helpdesks, admissions, financial aid, and other departments needing to provide inbound and outbound support.
Amazon Chime is a pay-as-you-go communications service with no upfront fees, commitments, or long-term contracts. With pay as you go pricing you only pay for features you use on the days you use them, so you don’t have to worry about overspending.
AWS will offer free use of all Amazon Chime Pro features for online meetings and video conferencing from March 4, 2020 to June 30, 2020 for all customers that start using Amazon Chime for the first time during this period from their AWS account. This does not include PSTN services or charges related to PSTN services, such as Amazon Chime Voice Connector, call-me or meeting dial-in. Customers who are already using Amazon Chime can also contact their AWS account managers to see if they are eligible for credits for Amazon Chime usage during this period. More information and terms.
D2L has developed a Quick Start Care Package to help move learning and instruction online within days to maintain learning continuity. Taking learning online from the classroom isn’t as simple as flipping a switch, nor is it just about the technology. D2L is an expert in creating amazing online experiences. This package includes services and tools to help take learning online and keep it engaging and effective. Support is included so that we are with you every step of the journey.
COVID-19 Course for Leaders, Educators, Learners and General Public is a free course weaves together the scientific, social, and economic perspectives of the current COVID-19 global pandemic. With an education-first approach, this comprehensive course has been constructed with a goal of providing an opportunity to interactively learn about the virus and its impacts on our world. By providing research-based information, the course helps learners and educators understand the global pandemic, its risks, and how to effectively manage them.
These are challenging times that have called upon each of us to be patient and creative. Our goal, like yours, is to help bridge the technology equity gap for your students, while they embrace new classroom experiences through virtual learning. Perhaps you have some Apple devices that may be sitting around in storage or in empty labs? We have a dedicated team that is ready to work with you to provide funds towards your virtual learning efforts. We are a resource for you today, and tomorrow. Discuss the overall process with the Diamond Assets team today for your refresh and timely funding.
Video Collaboration Powered by Zoom is a hosted, multi-person video conferencing, web conferencing, and collaboration service that requires no new hardware or network investments. This versatile, flexible, and cost-effective service seamlessly and securely integrates with any desktop or laptop computer, legacy H.323 system, or tablet or smartphone device. Video conferencing is more critical now than ever. Let us help you gain COVID-19 Zoom access today.
If you’re a current ENA SmartConference customer and need to upgrade the port capacity of your conference bridges to help with staff communication during this time, please contact your ENA account service manager. We can upgrade your current ENA SmartConference bridges to include higher port capacity until June 30 no additional charge.
We are offering an entry-level package of our ENA TrustCompute cloud computing solution through June 30 at no cost.This special offering will enable educational and healthcare communities to add virtual server capacity as they respond to COVID-19.
FileWave offers Multi-Platform Device Management for Windows, macOS, iOS/tvOS, Android, & Chromebooks. FileWave will provide the means to deploy software, applications, security updates, patches, 3rd party updates, documents, settings, and all other necessary educational remote learning tools. All deployments can take place while devices are outside the districts DMZ as well as Remote Desktop for IT support.
FileWave also supports standard software packages, such as Windows MSI, Apple PKG, EXE, DMG files, and more. To take full advantage of FileWave’s patented File-level Distribution, Fileset Magic lets you easily create your own packages, reducing the need to rely on end-user interactions to install. FileWave Booster technology and checkpoint restart combine to ensure that applications are installed even on highly distributed networks, or unreliable connections
FileWave enables you to manage all your devices together, knocking down IT silos and leveraging common workflows across all devices and operating systems. Easy-to-build configuration profiles and smart groups make managing mobile devices simple. And simple is good. FileWave also supports Apple’s DEP and VPP. These frameworks, first developed for mobile device management of iOS devices, also extend to macOS computers. In addition to FileWave’s traditional client management, you can enroll your Macs in MDM, taking advantage of the lightweight management protocols, and making unified management even simpler. FileWave’s MDM capabilities also extend to Chromebooks and Android devices. Complete inventory and tracking (including geo-tracking) of all devices gives you the data you need to keep users productive, and the network secure.
We are offering free, full-functional access to GoGuardian’s entire suite of tools through the end of the school year. This includes at-home web filtering, classroom management, device management, and student safety tools to support you as you transition to remote learning.
Get free, unlimited Grackle Suite for accessible G Suite output, until June 30, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Grackle is glad to help put your G Suite-based curriculum materials online—accessibly. The benefits? Provide equitable access to online materials for blind and visually impaired users of screen readers. It’s just the right thing to do. Easily and quickly mitigate the risk of OCR (Office of Civil Rights) complaints which might result in negative publicity, government scrutiny, costly litigation or large fines due to non-compliance with Sections 504 and 508 and the ADA.
Grackle Suite: the only Add-ons that check, remediate and create accessible output from G Suite. They sit alongside any document you’re editing to easily and quickly check and remediate accessibility concerns. With one click it tells you what’s wrong and where to find the error. Then it tells you how to fix it. Remediation at the point of creation. Grackle Docs performs 22 checks against established WCAG and PDF/UA standards. Grackle Docs can also convert documents to the standard accessible format PDF/UA. Grackle Sheets performs 12 checks against Accessibility standards. Grackle Sheets creates accessible HTML output. Grackle Slides performs 13 checks against Accessibility standards. standards.
Hāpara instructional management suite enables educators to create visible, differentiated and focused learning experiences with G Suite for Education. Our tools help teachers see student efforts across G Suite applications, support collaborative assignments, encourage real-time engagement and highlight student browsing; while empowering students to take control of their digital learning experience in a responsible and secure way.
Analytics helps districts understand:
How their G Suite and Chromebook adoptions have impacted student outcomes over time
Who is having the biggest impact in the digital learning environment and why
Where there is room for improvement and which professional development areas that need to be targeted
Identity Automation is offering help to K-12 customers to enable a remote workforce during COVID-19 by offering temporary Single Sign-On (for web applications) and Multi-Factor Authentication for Federation (MFA to the SSO portal, [5 different authentication methods) licenses and free installation training (no cost to K-12 customers and no strings attached).
FREE FOR 2019-20 SCHOOL YEAR – The K12 360° Remote Learning Management Dashboard pulls data a school district is already generating into Innive’s common data model, providing a single destination where teachers, principals, and district administrators can view:
Readiness – Integrates asset tracking, device distribution, and survey data to show student and/or teacher technology needs and readiness.
Digital Content – Displays digital content assets by application, department, and grade level to show availability and usefulness and identify what teachers are finding successful.
Usage Analytics – Shows application usage, including teacher and/or student logins and time spent using instructional applications, digital content, and assessment tools.
Student Learning – Integrates learning management system data to show student completion of assignments and assessments, including information for evaluating equity among subgroups including students with disabilities, English learners, and more.
Student Progress – Displays student progress to help identify who’s excelling, who’s falling behind, and who needs extra support or interventions.
Jamf offers two solutions that make it easier than ever for schools of all sizes to manage Apple devices. Jamf School includes Teacher, Parent and Students apps built to simplify education technology workflows. And Jamf Pro, which offers powerful management and customization for IT professionals managing multiple schools or a district.
K12 teachers and administrators are working hard to ensure every student has access to safe and effective learning. We’ve been gathering data on how edtech usage has changed over the past few weeks, and are pleased to share it in our latest EdTech Insights release. Understanding edtech usage for equity gaps is essential. The latest EdTech Insights report from LearnPlatform looks at how #edtech usage has changed over the past few weeks. For information on creating a plan to advance equity, read our blog and access the report.
Looking for an easier, more equitable way to create and share a list of #edtech tools with educators, parents or students? We built one for you, and it’s free and openly accessible to everyone. Customize your own list and add notes on each product, publish it, and share it in minutes.
In a recent webinar, LearnPlatform brought together an expert panel representing the privacy community, state-level leadership and district leadership to discuss student data privacy challenges and how SEAs and LEAs can best address them in today’s environment.
Lenovo, along with internal and external partners Microsoft, Google, and LanSchool, has created these free and available resources with you in mind. Our goal is to make distance learning as seamless and engaging as possible for educators, staff, students and support IT alike. We hope that you find these assets useful as you consider implementing a distance learning program. They include a series of recorded webinars that provide useful tips, insights, and demos for LanSchool Air, Microsoft Teams, and the G Suite & Chromebooks. Lenovo is dedicated to providing smarter education solutions for all and remains your trusted technology partner during this challenging time.
Complimentary LanSchool Air licenses provided as an online learning solution through July 1, 2020. LanSchool Air supports distance teaching through:
Screen Monitoring – mimics the classroom environment, enabling teachers to provide assistance and encouragement to keep students on task.
Messaging – makes it easy for teachers and students to stay connected and collaborate on assignments.
Raise Hand – allows teachers to quickly address student questions in remote settings.
Integrations with solutions you love – including Google Classroom and Clever – streamline digital instruction.
myBlueprint Portfolios was built to empower your students in capturing evidence (pictures, videos, drawings, reflections, files, etc.) of all of the amazing things that are already happening within the classroom, ***or wherever the learning is taking place! In a remote learning environment, families can engage students in building portfolios of their learning by capturing evidence of growth over time and reflecting on what they are doing to continue the learning at home. Teachers (and families) can see what their students are adding to their portfolio, and provide ongoing, real-time feedback from any device with native apps, or your favorite browser. Watch the 45s explainer video here.
Vision for Chromebooks allows teachers to monitor and manage their students’ devices in real-time.
Netop Remote Control OnDemand can help your IT team provide direct assistance to teachers and other education staff via screen sharing, and mouse, touchscreen and keyboard control.
Interact with your students using ClassFlow via live online lessons and create assignments, playlists, quizzes, and activities to keep students connected to their learning with any device. Communicate success with both students and parents via class feed and badges. Access your content and student data in a safe and secure environment that is easily accessible and at no charge.
AristotleK12 revolutionizes instructional technology by combining classroom management, student behavior analytics, asset & utilization reporting and student-centric filtering in a unified digital integration platform. Intuitive Classroom Management enables educators to take control back in the classroom through live screen viewing, virtual chat, and browser control to better keep students on task. Advanced asset reporting capabilities help you geo-locate missing devices, monitor device usage, and inventory hardware & software assets. Student-centric filtering provides custom controls at the district, group/OU, classroom and user-specific levels. Filter internet content on all device types for students both in school and at home. Real-time alerts notify you of inappropriate or unsafe student behavior while automated reporting enables parents, teachers, and administrators to see how students are using school technology.
A rush to work and learn from home is in full swing in schools across the county. Using your existing infrastructure of physical desktops, VDI, or terminal services, we have a solution that can help you connect your people securely and immediately to their existing workflows without having to take anything home – eliminating the challenge of working across a variety of devices and the need to enable VPN on these devices for security. To help you with this we have:
A FREE 30-day license offer from our partner Leostream
Prepackaged gateway and broker VMs
A how-to video overview
SysCloud is an enterprise-grade cloud backup, student safety, security, and compliance, application for G Suite and Office 365. SysCloud uses a combination of machine learning algorithms and human intelligence to identify cyber threats, violations, and vulnerabilities to prevent data loss incidents like accidental deletions, data theft, ransomware, and phishing attacks. SysCloud’s backup, student safety and compliance solutions protect over 2,000 schools in the US and Canada.
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