ClassLink Announces Strategic Partnership with Accelerate Learning to Deliver STEM Education Tools to Prek-12 School Districts
Clifton, NJ – May 15 2018 – ClassLink, the leader in single sign-on, class rostering, and learning resource analytics, announced a joint partnership with Accelerate Learning. ClassLink is the preferred single sign-on provider for thousands of schools and districts around the world and counts among its partners some of the best and brightest companies in education technology, including the leader in K-12 STEM education, Accelerate Learning. Through this partnership, one-click access to Accelerate Learning products will be offered to schools via ClassLink’s single sign-on environment. The pairing of the two companies is ideal; both share a common goal of improving access to 21st-century learning tools.
Used by over 4M students in all 50 states, Accelerate Learning’s core program brand is STEMscopes, a comprehensive digital science curriculum offering inquiry-based learning models. The product is currently named a Finalist for the 2018 EdTech Cool Tool Award in STEM Solution Category.
“At ClassLink, we are dedicated to helping school districts around the world leverage single sign-on to improve access to and usage of their district resources,” shared Jim McVety, ClassLink’s Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Partnerships. McVety continued, “We’re proud to enable students with fast, secure access to their digital STEM curricula and resources.” Building momentum from the 2017 SIIA CODiE award for ‘Best K-12 Enterprise Solution’, ClassLink is currently a finalist in five categories, reinforcing the company’s leadership in education technology.
“ClassLink provides STEMscopes users a quick, easy transition to the OneRoster Platform of data integration and Single Sign-On (SSO),” said Don Keeler, chief technology officer of Accelerate Learning. “Together, the many projects we have already partnered on have delivered with speed and accuracy to successfully meet and exceed client needs.”
With more than 5,000 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.
About Accelerate Learning
Incubated at Rice University, Accelerate Learning has grown from a single product, STEMscopes, to a brand that now offers a variety of curriculum and professional development solutions that support early learning, Next Generation Science Standards, and state-aligned curriculum. STEMscopes can be used as a core science curriculum or as a supplementary or enrichment resource in traditional, blended, and 1:1 classroom environments. For more information, visit http://stemscopes.com.
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