Our valued partners.
Do you want to be iKeepSafe Certified? The following products have been assessed by iKeepSafe and are recognized as compliant with federal and state privacy laws. Find products that meet our rigorous standards.
We build great apps for great schools and school districts and have published Apple, Android and web-based apps serving thousands of schools and districts throughout the US, Canada and Europe. The only thing we do is develop and manage mobile apps for schools and school districts, so our focus is 100% on doing that exceptionally well. Our apps get consistently high ratings from students, parents, teachers and administrators for having powerful features that are time-saving and easy to use.
We were recently named by District Administration magazine as a Top 100 product for the 4th consecutive year and have been featured in numerous publications.
Hopscotch is an app that kids use to learn to code. On Hopscotch, children make their own games and apps using kid-friendly programming. They publish their creations in Hopscotch’s fully moderated community, where other kids play and learn from them. Hopscotch builds foundational STEM skills like logic, problem solving, and collaboration, and inspires passion for creation. Hopscotch has been downloaded by over 10 million families and classrooms, and kids have used it to code 26 million games.
BoulayBank is an online financial literacy platform designed to teach students real world finance skills – while also helping teachers manage their classrooms in a fun and engaging way. BoulayBank functionalities include a virtual checking, savings and credit accounts, the ability to purchase appreciating or depreciating assets, digital checkbooks, resume creation, classroom newsfeed, a leaderboard showing the most financially savvy students, the ability for students to become entrepreneurs and much more. Visit www.BoulayBank.com to find out more!
Screencastify is Chrome’s most popular screen recorder. Millions of people use Screencastify every day to record, edit and share screen videos. Over 2.2 million hours of video were created with Screencastify in 2017 alone.
In the classroom, teachers save time and create a more personalized learning environment for their blended classrooms by recording:
Professional development training
In addition, students love using Screencastify as a way to make their thinking visible through assessments and activities like:
Speech and language practice
Comprehension and reflection exercises
Interactive slide presentations
MindRight is a tech + social justice nonprofit with the mission to empower youth of color to heal from trauma from systemic oppression, including structural violence, poverty, and discrimination. We provide evidence-informed mental health coaching over text message to youth. Unlike a crisis text line, our coaches proactively check in with youth daily – reaching them on both good days and bad days, helping them build positive coping skills. We partner with schools to provide real-time data on student socioemotional well-being. Through our work, we’re leveraging technology and data to help schools and communities create opportunities for systemic healing for youth of color.
Gizmos are interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12. Over 400 Gizmos help educators bring powerful inquiry-based learning experiences to the classroom. With Gizmos, students make connections and draw conclusions through extensive exploration and “what if” experimentation. They can graph, measure, and compare. Even predict and prove. That’s hundreds of opportunities where they don’t just act like scientists and mathematicians. They are.
Peergrade lets teachers and students run peer feedback sessions to learn critical thinking, how to give and receive feedback and how to take responsibility of their own learning.
LANGUAGE!® Live is a comprehensive, blended ELA solution for struggling adolescents that inspires a new level of confidence and drive to help students become proficient readers.LANGUAGE! Live merges leading-edge research and data-driven assessment in a unique, motivational, classroom-tested approach. It is effective because it fosters both foundational and grade-level learning and blends the power of technology with the expertise of the teacher. It meets students in grades 5–12 where they are and gets them to where they need to be.
Edpuzzle is a video platform for teachers and students. It empowers teachers to make any video their lesson with really easy to use tools and powerful analytics. How?
Artsonia is the world’s largest online student art museum, offering a free, educational resource to schools, teachers, and parents. Art teachers can publish student artwork to the school’s online gallery, creating a digital portfolio for each individual student.
Parents and family members are notified when new artwork is available and are invited to browse the school gallery. This enables teachers to explain what the student has learned and what methods were used in the art creation process.
After the student artwork is published online, parents and family members may purchase keepsakes from our gift shop with the child’s artwork imprinted on the item. 20% of all purchases are donated back to the school’s art program.
Participating teachers have the opportunity to post and view lesson plans on Artsonia, providing a wonderful resource for art educators looking for ideas and inspiration. Artsonia helps teachers keep school art programs on the cutting edge of quality, cross-curriculum art instruction.
The Blackboard Web Community Manager is a district branded website and content management system built exclusively for K-12. Its responsive designs and accessible framework make it easy for all visitors to find what they’re looking for, especially parents who can log in and access grades, balances, attendance, calendars, and school-specific news feeds.
Pixel Press is a technology company focused on building engaging gaming experiences for both sides of the brain: the analytical left side and the creative right side. The products are fun for all ages, and flexible enough for many applications.
The “build your own video game” technology platform integrates physical and digital play, adding new dimension to toys and video games, educational content, traditional storybooks and other entertainment mediums.
Pixel Press is the creator of Bloxels EDU and is specifically covered under this certification.
Since its founding in 2013, thousands of PreK-12 school systems nationwide have chosen SchoolMint software to streamline all aspects of their student enrollment process – student recruitment, application and lottery management, registration, school choice and unified enrollment, family communications, and year-round digital forms.
Available online and on mobile devices, SchoolMint’s user friendly design and seamless data integration with leading student information systems (SIS) transform the end-to-end enrollment experience for district staff and parents
Edlio’s parent communication app, Sangha, connects schools and districts to home with personalized, smarter direct communication, including emergency alerts, actionable calendars, non-intrusive messaging, forms and esignatures, 2-way messaging and built-in reminders. This innovative solution has transformed how busy parents engage with teachers and enables them to be more present in their kids’ education.
SchoolCity is a leading trusted partner to K-12 districts in promoting student achievement through innovative assessment, analytics, and personalized learning solutions.
GoGuardian keeps students safe when they’re online, helps teachers engage with their students, and provides schools with better control over how their technology is used. With GoGuardian, educators can harness the power of the internet for learning, without harmful content or distractions getting in the way.
Proctorio is a fully automated, remote proctoring service that provides a scalable, cost- effective solution to validating student identities and activity during online exams. Proctorio’s customizable exam settings allow instructors to set-up unscheduled, on-demand exam proctoring specific to their own assessment needs. Proctorio levels the playing field for students by increasing accountability, deterring cheating, and promoting a culture of academic integrity while improving learning outcomes.
Founded in 2011, Book Creator aims to empower the next generation of creators with its easy to use eBook creation tool. Used by over 10 million students worldwide, Book Creator is consistently ranked by educators as their “must have” app.
Happy Numbers helps K-2 teachers differentiate instruction and deepen students’ conceptual understanding of math. Driven by pedagogy and supported by technology (not vice versa), it’s not a set of electronic worksheets or another “all dancing, all singing” resource. Instead, we teach students to “think math”: students explore the meaning behind the math, building upon simple concepts to create connections and develop deep understanding.
While students are learning with Happy Numbers, Happy Numbers is learning about them. It scaffolds instruction and gives feedback based on each individual student’s level and progress — it’s like having a teacher assistant for each student in the class!
Launched in 2007, the National Math and Science Initiative increases students’ access and achievement in rigorous math, science and English courses through engaging programs that are rooted in local partnerships. The nonprofit organization is nationally recognized for providing programs proven to benefit students, teachers, schools and communities in 40 states and the District of Columbia. Learn more at nms.org.
Raz-Plus delivers a combination of teacher-led instruction, independent practice, formative assessment, and detailed reporting to help improve the literacy skills of every student, at every level. With more than 50,000 resources available in printable, projectable, online, and mobile formats, Raz-Plus strengthens the connection between what is being taught and what students are practicing.
Kuta Works is a cloud-based learning management system that integrates with Kuta Software’s desktop software products: Infinite Pre-Algebra, Infinite Algebra 1, Infinite Geometry, Infinite Algebra 2, Infinite Precalculus, and Infinite Calculus. As a teacher, you can create customizable homework, quizzes, and tests. Just choose the topic and specify the options. Our desktop software will create questions in the blink of an eye. You will never run out of problems, so you will no longer need to spend time searching the Internet or through a stack of textbooks. Crafting your own assignments means that you know the exact difficulty of each problem, and you can tailor your assignments to each lesson.
With Kuta Works, you can organize courses and post assignments online. Students complete assignments online from any device and Kuta Works takes care of the grading. If your students shouldn’t collaborate on an assignment, choose the option to provide a different version to each student. If some students need more practice, choose the option to provide extra problems for students who struggle. With Kuta Software’s desktop products and Kuta Works, you’ll be able to provide your students with exceptionally effective assignments while gaining precious time to focus on teaching.
How do you represent an idea? Some people use book length Word documents, others use PowerPoint decks that have thousands of slides and millions of bullet points! At Easel.ly we use Infographics that are both fun to create and engaging to read!
MyTrustED aid is a new program that will provide students with information about how much they would have to pay for different colleges before applying to save time and money. In some cases, students could have most or even all of their costs covered which could affect a student’s decision about which schools he/she might want to (or might not want to) apply to.
OurQuad is the future of digital communication both on and off campus. Institutions currently rely on antiquated email systems for communication, which results in spammed inboxes, missed messages, low response rates, long response times, miscommunications, and unnecessary stress. With OurQuad , these problems disappear.
Using data integration and real-time messaging, OurQuad brings every member of an Institution into a unified platform for modern, efficient, and reliable group and individual communication and collaboration.
Students have the freedom to collaborate with their classmates, professors, peers, student organizations, and dorm residents, all without having to acquire personal phone numbers or emails.
Faculty have the ability to be more accessible to their students and collaborate with their classes and colleagues.
Administrators have the ability to deploy targeted mass announcements for events, emergencies, and other various informational messages.
All members have the ability to explore campus offerings, information, and people.
VoiceThread is an online communication platform that helps people collaborate and communicate better online by allowing audio-visual conversations about digital media to take place asynchronously. For over a decade it’s been used by kindergarteners, medical and law school students, and professionals in a broad array of fields, and they continue to use it in an amazingly diverse number of ways. In every case, whether young or old, expert or novice, they’re developing and honing communications and critical thinking skills that are critical to a happy and fulfilled life.
People use the platform via mobile Apps or the VoiceThread Website to upload media (images, videos, presentations, and documents) and then make comments on the media using voice, video, and text comments. No matter which method they use, their work will sync across all the other apps that use the platform. There’s no need to worry about losing your work because it’s all stored in VoiceThread’s cloud infrastructure which has highly redundant backup infrastructure.
ClassLink empowers your students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink® OneClick® 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 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. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.
Conceived as a joint collaboration between Harvard-trained child development experts and MIT-trained technology gurus in 2015, eCare Vault is a state-of-the-art, individualized learning and care coordination platform that unlocks health, learning and social potential, one care recipient (child, elder or other loved one) at a time. Located in Boston, MA.
The National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Center supports the transcript process for secondary school administrators, as well as the higher education community through the generation of transcripts for current students and alumni and delivering them to other high schools and higher education institutions where the student is applying for admission to further his/her education. The transcripts are delivered electronically, or sent to a third party print provider to print and mail to the intended recipient. The secondary school administrators also have the capability to upload and transmit the student’s letters of recommendation and/or other pertinent attachments that support the student’s application which will be sent to the college or university where the student is applying.
Additionally, OrderaTranscript.com is a service that compliments the Transcript center service by allowing students and their parents or guardians (if the student is a minor) to request their high school or college transcript from the school they are attending and have it delivered to another high school for transfer purposes or to a higher education institution as part of the college application process. This product is strictly for requesting a transcript. The ability to fulfill a transcript request and have it delivered to the intended destination is supported through the National Student Clearinghouse Transcript Center.
Smore makes it easy to design beautiful and effective online flyers and newsletters. Smore has over 1 Million users creating over 100,000 flyers and newsletters each month. We started Smore in 2011. We went to Techstars Seattle. We in 2012, based out of Tel Aviv, and we’ve been growing ever since.
We’re all about empowering small businesses and individuals to realize their online marketing potential and significantly impact their business goals. We’re achieving this through developing great products with a high level of attention to detail and customer service.
The ClassFlow Family of Software allows educators to create and deliver engaging lessons online or offline, while also providing a suite of advanced collaboration features to energize the classroom when connected to individual student devices.
StudentTracker℠ is the only nationwide source of college enrollment and degree data. More than 3,600 colleges and universities — enrolling 98% of all students in public and private U.S. institutions — regularly provide enrollment and graduation data to the Clearinghouse. Through StudentTracker, you can query our participating institutions’ student data to perform all types of educational research and analyses — quickly, easily and affordably.
With over 1.7 million students in almost 8,000 schools across the US using the program, Imagine Math is the fastest growing supplemental math program in the country. Designed to align with each state’s learning standards, Imagine Math combines rigorous, adaptive instruction with a powerful motivation system and live, on-demand tutoring from state-certified US math teachers to create an engaging, effective educational program.
Product Description: EdProtect is an all-in-one student data privacy and parental consent software solution that helps schools and districts proactively safeguard student data and streamline parent approval. EdProtect takes the guesswork out of managing student privacy by engaging parents and empowering teachers in the privacy conversation, and providing a method for school and district administrators to govern the student data privacy process from start to finish.
Product Description: DecisionInsite provides enrollment analytics, mapping technology and consulting services to School Districts nationwide. Instant access to enrollment forecasts, community demographics, mapped student information, interactive boundaries & residential development data means validating difficult decisions is simpler, clearer and more transparent. StudentView is DecisionInsite’s technology platform and the gateway to Enrollment Analytics and TransitOptimizer solutions. Designed specifically for school district leaders, the StudentView System bridges the gap between data and decision-able information. StudentView is an easy-to-use, cloud-based mapping interface built on Google™ Maps.
Product Description: SchoolMessenger Communicate reaches parents and guardians with school notifications and emergency alerts using SMS text, voice, email, social media, web, and mobile app push notifications. Combined with the free InfoCenter app, Communicate allows schools and districts to contact parents in the ways they want – with all messages sent from a single, simple web-based interface. Built for capacity and reliability, Communicate scales to deliver hundreds of millions of messages accurately and securely.
Product Description: Buncee is a cloud-based creation and presentation tool designed to facilitate student creativity while allowing them to demonstrate their knowledge and become self-directed content producers. Features such as text-to-speech,web accessibility, record audio, and most recently on our mobile application, speech to text, have been added to appeal to students of varying learning skills and abilities. The final product can be published as privately or publicly as the user desires. With its easy-to-use, interactive canvas, students can use Buncee to build multimedia projects and presentations to visualize and showcase their learning, express their creativity, and share their story.
Product Description: Securly is the industry’s first and only 100% cloud-based web-filtering solution designed from the ground up for K-12 schools’ 21st century needs. Securly is designed to provide protection for any device, anywhere, and completely replace the existing web filter appliance. We take the conversation around student safety well beyond traditional compliance by using Artificial Intelligence techniques to flag online posts that may be indicative of self-harm or bullying. We also send weekly email reports to parents as well as give them access to a portal that gives them a view into their child’s life online.
Product Description: Learning Genie is a cross-platform app enabling early childhood educators to easily create portfolios and conduct authentic assessments with fully customizable early learning framework and assessment tools, such as DRDP2015, and more. Learning Genie also provides an analytical dashboard to support teachers in identifying student needs and to help administrators set and track school readiness goals. In addition, Learning Genie’s interactive daily reporting feature enables teachers to share learning content such as pictures, videos, eBooks, songs, interactive learning media, and parenting tips. It enables better bonding between parents and children through joint interactive learning. Learning Genie is serving more than 2000+ child development centers/preschools, including school districts, Head Start agencies, private learning centers, and family childcare providers.
Product Description: Ticket to Read® is a self-paced, student-centered online program that results in improved reading performance. As students complete tasks in the areas of foundational skills, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension, they earn points that can be used to decorate their personal clubhouse or stock their toy store. An easy-to-use data-management system enables teachers to monitor performance, track progress, and run reports anytime, anywhere.
Product Description: Remind is a messaging app that helps teachers, students, and parents communicate quickly and efficiently. By connecting school communities, Remind makes it easy for everyone to succeed together. Remind is based in San Francisco, CA and is used by more than 35 million people in 3 out of 4 U.S. school districts.
ClassDojo is a classroom communication app that helps teachers, parents, and students share what’s happening throughout the school day using photos, videos, and messages. It also helps teachers bring the most progressive ideas in education — like growth mindset — to their classrooms in easy ways, students love. It has become one of the world’s fastest-growing education technology companies, adopted by tens of millions of people in 2 in 3 U.S. schools, and a further 180 countries.
Aequitas Solutions, Inc. is a leader in innovative K-12 student management systems. Its mission is to challenge the K-12 industry by providing next generation student management solutions that push traditional SIS boundaries and to build lasting customer relationships based on openness, honesty, integrity, and a true sense of partnership. Q, it’s highly successful solution used by over 1 million students, features a full-featured student information system (SIS), innovative tools, and proactive data analysis allowing educators to more fully focus on the individual and constantly changing needs of students. Aequitas Solutions is headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, CA with regional offices in Alaska, Michigan and Utah.
Prodigy is a FREE, highly engaging math game that’s used by over 10,000,000 students in North America. It’s fully aligned to Common Core State Standards for Grades 1-8 and automatically differentiates for each child. Educators can easily create formative assessments, track trouble spots, and view teacher/admin reports in real-time.
Attention School Administrators, Educators, I.T. Staff, and Board Members:
Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 1:00pm EST – Seats are limited.