ClassLink Academy: June 2022

June 22, 2022
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It’s summertime, and here at ClassLink, we’re bringing you some cool to beat that summer heat.😎 We’ve given the Help Center a boost with Academy Course Listings. Now it’s easier than ever to view and select the best courses for your role. Plus, a new ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) compliance course supplies you with another tool for your knowledge toolkit 🧰 and we’re bringing you the latest on Q2 gamification. Keep reading to learn more!

We’re Here to Help

Whether you're an Instructor, Student, or ClassLink Administrator, role-specific articles in our Academy Course Catalog will highlight what to expect from the ClassLink Academy apps. Each article tells you how to begin your learning journey and branches off based on each learner’s needs.

For Students

In Student Learning Experiences, discover LaunchPad basics and a nifty toolkit course called Primary Sources for Research.

For Instructors

Instructor Learning Experiences displays information about courses offering CEUs and badges and an overview of LaunchPad courses. Explore Toolkit Learning Experiences to learn how to make classroom instruction pop!

For ClassLink Administrators

ClassLink Administrator Learner Experiences do some heavier lifting. Here you’ll find information on courses that offer CEUs and badges, an overview of courses for all your favorite ClassLink products, and toolkit courses to keep your mind sharp.🧠

What’s in Your Toolkit?

Speaking of toolkits, in our latest course, Accessible Images, we’re bringing you helpful tidbits to maximize whatever visuals you want to share with the world. How great is that?!

You’ll learn how to craft accessible documents and presentations for audiences with visual disabilities. Need to know what colors to avoid or how to work with alternative text? Look no further! And the best part? There’s even more to come in the series, so stay tuned.

And the Award Goes To…

Are you or another superstar passionate about education? We want to celebrate you! ClassLink Academy is holding awards to recognize three exceptional individuals spreading magic throughout their communities! ✨

  • Do you know someone who is using ClassLink products in an innovative way? Make a submission on their behalf for the Magic Maker award.
  • Do you know a ClassLink Administrator that’s boldly blazing a new trail? Nominate them for the Visionary Leader award.
  • Do you know an educator bringing fun, exciting ideas to their classroom? They’d be perfect for the Iconic Instructor award.

Submissions are open from August 1st, 2022 to January 31st, 2022 and winners will be announced live during the CLON awards ceremony in 2023. Click here to learn about eligibility, who’s judging, and more!

Go for the Gold

Looking for a fun indoor activity this summer? It’s not too late to throw your hat in the ring and climb to higher heights on the leaderboard! Q2 Gamification for ClassLink Administrators ends June 30th at 8pm EST, so log in, chat away in our discussion forums, take plenty of courses, and don’t forget to stay hydrated. 💦

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