June 17, 2019

Get Insight to Make Informed Decisions on Culture, Climate, Staff Retention and more with Satchel Pulse

As we aim to empower students and teachers with instant access to their digital learning resources and productivity tools, we are given the incredible opportunity to work with passionate partners to help us support you in raising student achievement and progress.

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April 23, 2019

Rural Districts – Taking the Digital Leap

Rural school districts have always faced certain challenges from long student and/or teacher commutes to school and extracurricular activities to a lack of diversity in courses (particularly AP, foreign language and non-core classes). Leaping into the digital waters presents both opportunities (distance learning, for example) and challenges.

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March 20, 2019

Six Ways SmartTrack Can Save Schools Time and Money

SmartTrack can reduce that loss by 75%, helping schools save thousands of dollars each year by transforming the way assets are tracked and inventory is managed. This is the most affordable, easy to use and customizable inventory solution on the market, and thanks to a partnership with ClassLink, it’s more accessible than ever before.

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March 11, 2019

Demystifying Web Accessibility

Web Accessibility is part of the spectrum of delivering equal educational opportunities to all students. With more and more of our communication and school work being accessed online, the issue of website accessibility has come to the forefront of the accessibility discussion.‍

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February 25, 2019

Partner Spotlight: StageAgent for Schools

As we aim to empower students and teachers with instant access to their digital learning resources and productivity tools, we are given the incredible opportunity to work with passionate partners to help us support you in raising student achievement and progress.

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February 6, 2019

Partner Spotlight: Curriculum Pathways

As we aim to empower students and teachers with instant access to their digital learning resources and productivity tools, we are given the incredible opportunity to work with passionate partners to help us support you in raising student achievement and progress. We are keen to introduce you to our wonderful partners through our regular Partner Spotlight series.

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October 10, 2018

Guest Post: How Technologies Support District Goals of Being Digital on Day One

In the School District of Pickens County, our goal is to be “Digital on Day One” so our students and teachers have access on the very first day of school to the devices and content they need. We have been working toward this goal for five years now and have made some key decisions around software, professional development, and network infrastructure to help us reach this goal.

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August 22, 2018

Guest Post: Five Technologies Improving The K-12 Digital Learning Experience

In 2013, under the direction of a new Superintendent, Mr. Tom Wilson, Anderson School District Five had one middle school take a giant leap to provide a Chromebook for each student to use in the classroom for “e-Instruction.” Teachers and students were responsible and eager to “shake up” and “challenge up” to indeed change traditional instruction, so in October 2013, the District supported students to take home the devices.

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May 22, 2018

The Call for Automated Provisioning

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 the priority becomes very clear.

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May 2, 2018

Driving Interoperability. Who’s Behind the Wheel?

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.

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March 19, 2018

Project Unicorn 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, an uncommon alliance dedicated to furthering interoperability within the K-12 education space.

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November 30, 2017

Is It Time to Embrace 21st-Century Learning Trends?

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 of little value.

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