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The Call for Automated Provisioning

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OneSync: Why Account Provisioning Matters Pain Points and Priorities Sometimes education CIOs have to prioritize very technical problems that non-technical peers might think are a lesser priority, principally because they are not well understood. But when a teacher can’t access her accounts, or a student isn’t finding his work inside a learning application, those problems become all too real, and…

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Driving Interoperability. Who’s Behind the Wheel?

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During the past year, I have interacted with many school districts, as well as held numerous meetings with publishers and technology leadership groups such as Microsoft, SEDTA, COSN, IMS Global, EdFi, and ISTE.  I must say that I am encouraged by the direction the industry seems to be headed.  I am optimistic that 2018 will continue to be the year…

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Technology in Schools

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ClassLink Community on edWeb ClassLink announced the sponsorship of an online community 'Technology in Schools' on edWeb.net. Through webinars and community discussions, we will share thought leadership insights with technology leaders and educators interested in learning more about Single Sign-On, Analytics, Interoperability, and Rostering solutions. We invite you to join this community to get notice of webinars and to engage in discussions...
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ClassLink Signs Data Interoperability Pledge

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ClassLink Signs Data Interoperability Pledge ClassLink is committed to providing secure access, privacy, and interoperability in our products while empowering customers, educators, and families to achieve an enhanced level of engagement in their students’ education. With a shared mission to leverage data to create better outcomes for students, save time for teachers, and increase efficiencies for schools, several organizations have come together to create Project Unicorn,…

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Lessons Learned from a Small District with a Big Voice

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  Webinar Title: Eliminating Barriers to Access, Single Sign-On Lessons Learned from a Small District with a Big Voice ClassLink celebrated Digital Learning Day by offering a new leadership webinar in which we heard from Joanne Najarian, Director of Digital Learning at Andover Public Schools, and Bob Chappell, ClassLink’s Vice President of Instructional Technology. Joanne offered a unique perspective on…

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Cast Your Votes! ISTE 2018 Crowdsourced Sessions

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ISTE launched their first-ever crowdsourced session selections for the 2018 conference in Chicago. Run and vote for your favorite sessions during #ISTE18: The Global Connect - 12 Tips for Joining In http://bit.ly/2qUj7Cz Description: Collaborative Internet projects use the Internet to its fullest potential by breaking down classroom walls and collaborating with students from around the world. These inquiry-oriented, problem-based projects bridge schools,...
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Is It Time to Embrace 21st-Century Learning Trends?

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Welcoming the future of education technology In 1988, a friend and mentor, Dr. William Bozeman, Professor Emeritus from the University of Central Florida penned an article for THE Journal that concluded two things that are still valid 30 years later: Implementation processes must be taken more seriously by administrators than in the past. Resources without appropriate faculty development will be…

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More on ClassLink Analytics

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In this series, we interview District Administrators about their experience with ClassLink Analytics. ClassLink Analytics shows digital learning resources and business tools usage by the school, grade, and individual. Custom, easy-to-read charts include ‘Logins Outside of School Hours’, ‘Top Applications, ‘Device Types’ and more. ClassLink Analytics is also available as a mobile app that tracks and reports data in real-time. I had...
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The Journey to Data Interoperability

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As Districts adopt more and more digital learning resources, data remains across multiple systems, igniting the need for greater data interoperability.   Without a streamlined place to manage all this data, educational leaders are faced with the uphill battle of how to effectively access and plan for student achievement. For educators, the challenge of siloed data needs to be resolved…

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ClassLink Analytics – The Data Your District Needs

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In this series, we present interviews with school districts using ClassLink Analytics. ClassLink Analytics shows digital learning resource and business tool usage by school, grade, and individual. With custom usage reports and a mobile app, our Analytics tool helps administrators evaluate the digital tools being used in their schools. Earlier this year, we rolled out an updated Analytics dashboard and have been…

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A Different Take on Technology Adoption in Education

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Let’s Talk About What K-12 Technology Adoption Really Means A quick scan of recent education technology headlines will reveal a number of companies announcing that a district has recently adopted their solution. The intent is to influence districts that are evaluating solutions by showcasing other districts that have made the same decision. However, what these technology adoption announcements fail to showcase…

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Back-To-School Tips for Instructional Technology Directors

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Words of Advice from a former Instructional Technology Director Having spent 40 years in a school district as a teacher, assistant principal, and district level Instructional Technology Director, this time of year brings back a familiar feeling. Much like a bird listens for the wind and looks for changes in the season to know when it’s time to head south, I…

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ClassLink Summer School: Conferences and Events

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As schools start winding down classes for the year, students get ready for a much needed summer break. Meantime, educators know that theirs is a year-round profession with summer a prime time for planning and professional development. Likewise, the team from ClassLink will use this summer as an opportunity to learn and grow professionally alongside our many school customers. Here’s...
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