ClassLink and Knovation Team Up To Enable Simpler Access to High-Quality Curated OER
ClassLink Designated Preferred Integration Services Partner
Clifton, NJ – October 3, 2018 – ClassLink, the leader in single sign-on, class rostering, and learning resource analytics, announced a strategic partnership with Knovation for improving access to their dynamic collection of professionally-evaluated, standards-aligned online learning resources for K-12 learners. Knovation has designated ClassLink as a Preferred Integration Services partner in K-12 education for its flagship products, icurio and netTrekker.
icurio is a digital curriculum application that leverages the wealth of engaging online resources from the Knovation Content Collection to design and deliver digital lessons. netTrekker is a web application that allows teachers and students to search and share the wealth of reliable online resources from the Knovation Content Collection – hundreds of thousands of professionally-evaluated, standards-aligned, engaging, online resources covering all subject areas, all grade levels, and all learning resource types, ready to be used.
The pairing of the two companies is fitting; both have a charge to unlock student potential. ClassLink empowers students and teachers around the world with instant access to their learning resources. Knovation provides access to high-quality digital content to engage students, add depth and consistency to curriculum, and allow teachers to get back to what they were intended to do: teach.
“Open educational resources, when properly curated and organized, empower teachers and impact teaching and learning”, shared Randy Wilhelm, Knovation’s Chief Executive Officer. Wilhelm continued, “By teaming up with ClassLink, we are able to deliver these resources to students in one simple click, which will translate to better usage of these valuable resources.”
In addition to its award-winning single sign-on solution, school districts and higher education institutions using ClassLink have access to ClassLink Roster Server, a robust class rostering solution that enables fast, secure delivery of rosters directly into digital learning applications, including those products offered by Knovation.
“We’re pleased to build our relationship with Knovation, which was not only an early pioneer in organizing digital resources for teaching and learning but remains a leading innovator, ” said Patrick Devanney ClassLink’s Vice President Interoperability. Devanney continued, “Working together will enable us to fulfill our shared goal of promoting access by putting students and educators in a better position to achieve their goals.”
To learn more about how Knovation’s curated online resources will be integrated into ClassLink, please visit ClassLink at the EdSurge Conference in Burlingame, CA October 2 – 4, 2018.
With more than 6,000 single sign-on connectors and comprehensive use of open technology standards, ClassLink is the most inclusive single sign-on platform in education today. The award-winning technology is accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, making ClassLink the ideal solution for 1 to 1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. ClassLink Roster Server easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. ClassLink OneSync is a comprehensive account provisioning platform designed to streamline the synchronization between student information systems and Microsoft Active Directory, Google Directory and O365/Azure Directories.
Knovation makes it easy to find, to organize, and to share free digital content for learning. Knovation hires curriculum experts to professionally evaluate, tag, and standards-align K-12 learning resources covering all subject areas, all grades and all learning resource types. Additionally, Knovation uses advanced technology to continuously maintain its collection of hundreds of thousands of online resources. Since 1999, Knovation has delivered on the promise to do something good for kids, every day by helping districts and organizations that serve them meet the needs of diverse K-12 learners in digital learning environments. For more information, please visit www.knovationlearning.com.
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