Commitment Signals Growing Trend among Curriculum Leaders to Embrace ClassLink Partner Model
Clifton, NJ – February 7, 2017 – ClassLink, the leader in single sign-on and rostering solutions for schools, has added BrainPOP to the list of leading edtech companies with which it integrates. This integration will provide millions of educators and students with secure, OneClick access to BrainPOP, one of education’s most trusted online learning providers.
ClassLink LaunchPad delivers single sign-on to Windows, Google, and web applications like BrainPOP, and instant access to files at school and in the cloud. With nearly 5,000 single sign-on connectors, ClassLink has brought together more resources than all other single sign-on platforms combined. ClassLink OneRoster easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards.
The ClassLink integration will provide an easy path to BrainPOP’s personalized learning features, including: concept mapping and other student creation tools, creative reflection and playful assessment options, customizable quizzes, and an ever-expanding list of other cross-curricular features.
ClassLink CEO, Berj Akian said, “BrainPOP is a standout among digital learning companies, having built a global following. Their commitment to working with ClassLink via open tech standards demonstrates how companies can work together in ways that benefit everyone, including schools, publishers, and technology providers.”
“The integration of ClassLink and BrainPOP is a great illustration of how companies can work together to leverage technology that increases access for students and teachers,” said Joe Catania, Instructional Technology Specialist for Newburgh Enlarged School District in New York. “Newburgh supports their use of open tech standards and encourages all providers – content and technology alike – to find more ways to collaborate.”
For single sign-on, ClassLink and BrainPOP are leveraging LTI to provide a rich integration of two world-class providers. The companies are utilizing OneRoster, an open technology standard from IMS Global Learning Consortium, enabling schools to securely and seamlessly provision rosters.
ClassLink empowers students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink LaunchPad includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. ClassLink OneRoster easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. Follow us on Twitter @ClassLink.
BrainPOP (www.brainpop.com) creates animated, curricular resources that engage students, support teachers, and bolster achievement. Used in classrooms, at home, and on mobile devices, our award‐winning offerings include BrainPOP Jr. (K‐3), BrainPOP, BrainPOP Español, and, for English language learners, BrainPOP ESL. We are also home to GameUp, a curated collection of leading learning games designed to support game‐based learning. We offer teachers a rich collection of professional development opportunities, implementation tools, and lesson plans to meet the rigor of the Common Core and other academic standards. BrainPOP web sites and mobile apps support individual, team, and whole‐class learning. Localized to major world languages, our sites host millions of monthly visitors, and our mobile learning apps regularly rank among the highest in the major app stores’ education categories.
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