Category Archives: ClassLink Webinar

Eliminating Barriers to Access: Single Sign-On Lessons Learned from a Small (MA) District with a Big Voice

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Learn how Andover Public Schools (MA) have eliminated barriers to digital resource access with a Single Sign-On solution (SSO). See how an SSO solution that incorporates usage analytics and rostering can not only help solve issues of access, but can address the time-consuming task of uploading student data files to each vendor. Find out what resources are truly being used and get…

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OneRoster and FACTS.education: How they help your classrooms

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To move from textbooks to online resources, schools need to deliver class rosters to all the digital learning websites used in classrooms. The new ClassLink OneRoster uses open technology standards to securely, instantly and freely make that possible. In this webinar, you will: Understand how FACTS.education is advocating for free and secure delivery of class rosters How you can eliminate…

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Accessing Network Drives on Chromebooks

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To meet their growing technology demands, more districts are turning to low-cost Chromebooks. Though these initiatives deliver more devices to more students, Chromebooks lack features districts rely on, such as the ability to access drives on the school network. In this webinar, we’ll show you how ClassLink, lets Chromebooks access your network drives, and more, with just 30 minutes from…

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Blended Learning in Higher Education: The Best of Both Worlds

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When colleges and universities blend online courses with face-to-face instruction, can students get the “best of both worlds”? According to the latest studies, blended courses not only improve learning outcomes, but can raise student satisfaction and reduce meeting times. In this webinar, we speak to two educators about their experiences with blended learning in higher education.  

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The Secret to a Successful BYOD Initiative

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Schools everywhere are adopting Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policies as a cost-effective way to get more technology to more students. But while this policy can dramatically improve learning outcomes, educators implementing BYOD face obstacles. In this webinar, we discuss how districts can design a BYOD policy to reap the benefits while avoiding pitfalls.  

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Single Sign-On through Active Directory

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How many websites does your staff and students sign into each day? What if you can simplify it to only one? As more and more apps move to the cloud, simplifying all these new logins through Single Sign-On becomes more essential. Learn how LaunchPad can deliver Single Sign-On using your Active Directory. Now your school network login can automatically sign…

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Secure Web Access to your School Network Drives

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Today everyone expects 24 hour access to everything – and that includes school network drives. School districts invest much into these network drives and accessing them after school is often not an option. Now with Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) programs growing in popularity, people need ‘anytime and anywhere access’ to school network drives from any device inside or outside…

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Single Sign-On with ClassLink LaunchPad

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How are your students and teachers managing the avalanche of logins and passwords they need to use every day? Teachers are constantly discovering great resources to improve learning, yet each new website introduces another login hurdle for students and staff. See how LaunchPad, your personal cloud delivers SSO to virtually any web resource, network or cloud file.

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500 Securely Simple Single Sign-Ons

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This breakthrough in SSOs, known as Autologins, securely simplifies the endless burden of logins for over 500 different applications. Created as a simpler way for educators and students to access their applications; these 500 Autologins represent the most used education apps in schools including many favorites such as Edmodo, BrainPOP, Moodle, and Study Island.

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BYOD…Your New 1to1 Reality

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With so many new and low cost devices available and BYOD more common… 1to1 will become a reality for many classrooms. However, this new reality includes a mix of different devices like never before. How can educators take on a classroom that has a mix of laptops, tablets and possibly even smartphones? This webinar is for educators and leaders who…

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Chromebooks: What school leaders need to know

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Why are Chromebooks becoming the go-to choice for classroom technology? With so many device choices today, school leaders are asking which device is the best value and maximum instructional flexibility. This Leadership Webinar will focus on Chromebooks and answer your questions about these exciting new devices. Attend this webinar and you will learn why Chromebooks are likely to be in…

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Using E-Rate for Cloud Computing 2014

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E-Rate has been the topic of many recent news articles and the good news is it’s fully funded and expected to grow. As schools move to the cloud for instructional technology, understanding how E-Rate can help fund those projects becomes increasingly important. Upcoming program changes to E-Rate being considered will prioritize greater internet bandwidth for all schools. Eligible under Priority…

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Virtual Visit: Technology Improving Learning… See a classroom that ‘gets it’

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Every teacher knows that including technology in the classroom should have benefits. The challenge is how? With so many simpler and lower cost devices available (iPads & Chromebooks), many classrooms have plenty of technology these days. But using it all to improve learning is still so elusive. Until now. Join our Virtual Visit to a see a classroom that ‘gets…

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Too many passwords? Simplify your school life with Single Sign On

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Today’s teachers, students, and parents have never been more connected, which means managing our digital education has never been more complicated. With so many applications now part of your daily work life, you may cringe at the thought of having to remember yet another username and password. And yet you can be assured that more apps, programs, and platforms will…

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iPads: Learn from experts on using them for classroom success

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Learn how experienced educators are successfully using iPads in the classroom. Without a doubt, iPads have quickly become one of the most popular technology purchases by schools. Earlier this year it was reported that apple has sold over 8 million iPads into education worldwide which includes 4.5 million within the U.S. It is anticipated that iPads (full size and mini…

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iPads, Chromebooks & ClassLink LaunchPad

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The use of iPads and Chromebooks in the classroom has increased dramatically and the trend is expected to continue. However, schools face real challenges with them. From a tech perspective, these devices do not play well with traditional network resources like network folders and Windows apps. With a growing interest in Mobile and BYOD initiatives, these are real issues.  …

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iPads? Tablets? Chromebooks? Laptops? Which Device for Which Classroom?

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Learn how successful schools are approaching device selection through the lens of instruction. With so many device options available today, it is a challenge to know which to choose for your different classrooms. Some schools are sticking with traditional desktops and laptops, while others have embraced an ‘any device’ approach. Experts say the best option is to select groups of…

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Professional Development Series – ‘No LMS’ Instructional Desktop Preview

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LaunchPad’s Instructional Desktop is getting an extreme makeover this summer and just in time for the new school year. Participate in this event to get a sneak preview of LaunchPad’s ‘No LMS’ while having the opportunity to share your thoughts, feedback and suggestions. Help us shape the future of the LaunchPad. The Instructional Desktop being redesigned as an alternative to…

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1to1 and Bring Your Own Device – The Best of Both Worlds

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Three years ago ‘going 1to1’ meant buying every student a laptop. Unfortunately, it was quickly realized that such purchases are nearly impossible for many schools. Today schools everywhere are considering or have implemented a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program to accomplish their 1to1 learning goals by different means. Three years from now it is projected that nearly every school…

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