Partner Resources

Partner reception conversation with edWeb bannerSETDA secures strategic partnerships with organizations aligned with our mission, priorities, advocacy goals, and initiatives – including the eLearning Coalition. SETDA’s current strategic partnerships include non-profit and for-profit private sector partners  that offer innovative products and services to help meet the needs of SETDA’s state members as well as the schools and districts they serve. As part of the eLearning Coalition, SETDA is sharing our trusted partners’ eLearning tools and resources offered in support of schools and districts, with the goal of empowering them to make smart choices in the short-term and to assist in the development of long-term digital learning implementation plans.

SETDA Private Sector Partner logoSETDA knows many outstanding companies are stepping up to assist states, districts, schools and families continue to learn during this challenging time and we appreciate being a part of this amazing EdTech community. In this portal we have listed our SETDA annual partners and their contributions for learning so that our states, districts and schools know this is a vetted, reliable list. To join the SETDA community now and into the future, please contact Missy Greene, Director of Strategic Partnerships.

 

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Access, Content & Professional Learning:
Apple’s Learning from Home page showcases videos, apps, books, and curricula that help educators, teachers, and parents create engaging learning experiences at home. It also includes resources for IT leaders on how to prepare and set-up devices and shares ways to get professional learning and technical support online or on the phone.
Duration: Indefinitely

Resources:
https://www.apple.com/education/k12/learning-from-home/

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Access: Schools should refer to their AT&T Public Sector sales representative.

  • If you do not know who your representative is, call 888-740-4158.
  • Please visit the AT&T COVID-19 website, where offers and resources are announced and updated.

Resources:
https://about.att.com/pages/COVID-19.html

Digital Content: Free access to all products for any school closed due to COVID-19.

Duration: Length of school closure.

Resources:
https://tinyurl.com/brainpopCOVD19

Contact:
[email protected]

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Professional Learning: Guidance tools for online learning when the classroom closes.

Other Resources:

Duration: Indefinitely

Resources:
https://www.instructure.com/canvas/tools-for-online-learning

Contact:
[email protected]

Access: CatchOn is an expansive data analytics tool that provides districts with visibility into how their school devices are being used both inside and outside the school building.

  • As remote, technology-based learning accelerates in the midst of these crises, CatchOn enables educators to track and assess application and device usage to inform instruction even when students are away from school. We are offering a COVID-19 remote educational service offering of CatchOn through June 30 at no cost.

Duration: Until June 30, 2020

Resources:
https://www.catchon.com/

Contact:
[email protected]

CDWG’s team of educators have put together a webinar series on best practices for distance learning. Six different topics have been created to help educators navigate an immediate shift to a new learning environment.

 

Duration
April 2 - April 21, 2020

Resources:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1rrj5csZ398F8voO2Dud-iNRujzSJHrEYtaHnGQ6gbBU/edit#slide=id.g82aa7cf979_0_0

Contact:
[email protected]

Digital Content: Cignition, a company focused on elementary through middle school math education, is providing our certified research-based math solutions to teachers and families for free throughout the COVID-19 crisis. Our program includes an engaging, Common Sense Education 5-star game-based program and a free live online tutoring session. Families can also access ongoing weekly tutoring with our certified math teachers at a deep discount.

Duration: Throughout the duration of COVID-19 related school closures

Resources:
https://hubs.ly/H0nFphK0

Contact:
[email protected]

Access: For over 22 years, ClassLink has been trusted to deliver reliable and secure online access to resources from any device. Now, this crisis requires nearly all schools to quickly transition to e-learning models. In response, we created ClassLink Lite to provide essential remote learning tools that will help institutions make the switch in less than 90 minutes. ClassLink Lite will be available through August 2020 and the $995 cost includes setup, training, support, and license. No other fees apply for ClassLink Lite. Visit www.classlink.com/lite to learn more and sign up.

Duration
March 20, 2020 - August 31, 2020

Resources:
https://www.classlink.com/resources/remote-learning

Contact:
[email protected]

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Digital Content: The New World of robotics and coding where students solve gamified missions while programing their own virtual robot.

  • Cyber Robotics 101 offers 15 hours of curriculum, gamified missions, teacher guide, presentations and activities / Age 10 – 15
  • Cyber Robotics 102 offers 15 hours of curriculum, gamified missions teacher guide, presentations and activities / Age 12-16

Duration: Until June 30th, 2020

Resources:
https://gocoderz.com/

Contact:
[email protected]

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Access:

  • Connect to Compete, provides home internet for $9.95/month for families that have a K-12 student and receive government assistance.
  • COVID-19 Special Offering: Cox is offering to fast-track the qualification process for Connect2Compete.
  • Schools are being asked to contact [email protected] with a list of eligible low-income students that currently do not have an internet connection. Cox will assist in getting students qualified quickly so they can continue learning from home. Cox has also partnered with PCs for People where families can purchase discounted refurbished computers: https://cox.pcsrefurbished.com/.

Contact:
[email protected]

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Digital Content: A collection of edWeb resources (that are all free) to help schools and districts with online learning and collaboration through the duration of the COVID-19 related school closures.

Duration: Indefinitely

Resources:
https://home.edweb.net/onlinelearning/

Contact:
[email protected]

Access:

  • ENA is available to assist communities with their own crisis management procedures and help them implement tools such as Video Collaboration Powered by Zoom, a video conferencing solution that is available on a monthly basis without subscription. If you’re a current ENA SmartConference customer and need to upgrade the port capacity of your conference bridges to help with staff communication during this time, please contact your ENA account service manager. We can upgrade your current ENA SmartConference bridges to include higher port capacity until June 30 no additional charge.
  • ENA SmartVoice is a highly resilient, cloud-based communications service that can keep your staff and faculty connected anytime and anywhere. All ENA SmartVoice extensions have been updated to include access to the ENA SmartVoice Go mobile app and ENA SmartVoice desktop client. Mobile and desktop access enables users to make and receive phone calls and person-to-person video calls from their mobile device or desktop, keeping them connected when they are away from their desks. This feature will be enabled until June 30 no additional charge. Please click below for instructions.

Duration: Until June 30, 2020

Contact: Monica Cougan or Lexus Words

Digital Content: GeoInquiries are free online activities in 10 content areas (15 activities each), engaging online GIS, with no login required

Duration: > Five years

Contact:
[email protected]

Five Star

Professional Learning: Five Star’s set of free resources for educators addresses topics that will assist schools implementing eLearning. Resources include:

Duration: Indefinitely

Contact:
[email protected]

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Access: Due to circumstances resulting from COVID-19, Flagler Technologies is committed to keeping classrooms connected. Flagler Technologies is offering to support your district in setting up Cisco’s free 90 Webex offering.

Contact: Please call (561) 229-1601 or email [email protected]

Resources:
https://www.flagler.io/covid19resources

Access: Flipgrid offers support for remote learners. This simple one page PDF contains all the information you need to get started using Flipgrid in a remote learning environment.

Resources:
http://blog.flipgrid.com/community

Professional Learning: Personalized Distance Learning: 2gno.me (“To know me”) is a secure cloud platform that makes it easy for districts to personalize professional learning for their teachers and students, at scale. Free access to the platform and available learning frameworks for any district closed due to COVID-19.

Duration: Throughout COVID-19 school closures

Resources:
https://2gno.me/

Contact:
[email protected]

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Access: All advanced features of Google Meet free for to anyone who uses GSuite around the globe

Duration: Until September 30, 2020

Professional Learning: Teach from Home – A temporary hub of information and tools to help teachers during the coronavirus crisis.

Contact:
[email protected]

Access: Bundle of Kajeet SmartSpot with CIPA-compliant Custom LTE data on any carrier network. Minimum 4 month term. 2GB / device / month, pooled across devices, across carriers and over term. Available on VZW, ATT, TMO, Sprint, US Cellular, Bell Mobility. Starting as low as $156 each.

Duration: While supplies (h/w) last

Resources:
https://www.kajeet.net/distance-learning-contact

Contact:
[email protected]

Access:  Innive Inc. is providing access to its Remote Learning Management Dashboard at no cost until Dec 2020, to help schools understand the technology needed for distance / blended learning, assess what is available and what is needed, measure usage, and assess effectiveness of the program by measuring student outcomes.

Duration: Until December 31, 2020

 

Resources:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/e28zvh0dhfbien4/AABO_k3EtP7Oz1NmhxGFGaJea?dl=0

Contact:
[email protected]

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Professional Learning:

  • Provides visibility to free tools for edtech inventory, and practical steps for Instructional continuity plans. Available for LEAs or SEAs.
  • Free, easy install, browser-based integration to inventory any edtech accessed. Can be used to ensure equitable access and decision-making before and during instructional continuity planning.
  • Organize, streamline and analyze any/all education technology. Configure for to meet your privacy, compliance, workflow and transparent communication needs for teachers, parents and students — at school or home. Additional budget relief for districts in need.
  • Districts say they are overwhelmed by vendor outreach: To help them focus on immediate continuity planning, we’re aggregating and sharing a list of all edtech COVID-19 offers of support. We’re set up to collect this information, merge with some information from our existing library, and share back with our community.

Duration: Ongoing

Contact:
[email protected]

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Digital Content:

 

  • LEGO Education’s Summer Camps: Hands on play and learning is more important than ever for students and at LEGO® Education we are committed to making sure that students can still be inspired and engaged with hands on STEAM learning, even away from the physical classroom. Our camp-style lesson plans are perfect for fostering a love of learning throughout the summer. https://education.lego.com/en-us/camps

 

Duration: Indefinitely

Contact:
[email protected]

Access: Lenovo is offering free access to classroom management software. LanSchool Air supports distance teaching in the following ways:
• Screen Monitoring mimics the classroom environment, enabling teachers to provide assistance and encouragement to keep students on task.
• Messaging makes it easy for teachers and students to stay connected and collaborate on assignments.
• Raise Hand allows teachers to quickly address student questions in remote settings.
• Integrations with solutions you love – including Google Classroom and Clever – streamline digital instruction.

Duration: Through July 1, 2020

Resources:
https://lanschool.com/lp/complimentary_lsa_covid19/

Access:

  • Mobile Beacon currently offers a variety of 4G-enabled devices with prices ranging from $62 to $200 (plus shipping and handling).
  • Mobile Beacon offers a device donation program to schools and districts through our partner Digital Wish.
  • Mobile Beacon’s mobile broadband service provides unlimited, unthrottled data for $10/month (paid annually in advance, $120/year per device).
  • Mobile Beacon customers may utilize Sprint’s free content filtering tool.

Duration: Indefinitely

Contact:
[email protected]

Content:

Public media stations across the country are supporting teachers, students, and families during school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic by offering expanded educational resources and support.  NETA, a public media membership organization, has created a timely webpage to help the education community learn what stations are doing in response to this unprecedented time.  Many state education departments and school districts are partnering with their local public media stations to offer equitable access to remote learning.

Duration: Indefinitely

Resources:
https://www.netaonline.org/Education-Services

Contact:
[email protected]

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Access: Eliminate the chaos of multiple disconnected freemium tools. Otus is the best K-12 platform to bring lessons, assessments, and data in one place. Truly understand how your school community is doing, whether students are in the classroom or at home. One login, one platform.

Resources:
https://otus.com/remotelearning/

Contact:
[email protected]

Access: With schools and offices around the world closing due to COVID-19, Padcaster is offering discounted bundles on starter kits and portable studios to help people stay connected – including set-ups for remote & distance learning, connecting with students, videoconferencing, live-streaming, and creating video lessons.

Duration: Throughout the duration of COVID-19 school closures in Spring 2020

Resources:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1ur_erft-wQVqL1X3gmVaLrGyrh43KM7M

Contact:
[email protected]

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PBS LearningMedia is a free service that offers thousands of contextualized learning materials aligned to state and national standards.

The site includes a variety of key features, which were developed based on feedback from educators:
–Search and browse content by subject area, state and national curriculum standards, and grade
–Grab-and-go activities, lesson plans, interactive lessons, and media that illustrate specific topics or themes relevant to what you are teaching
–Create an account and access lesson plan and assignment tools: save and organize content, plan curriculum, and share assignments with students
–Inspire learners with content from PBS stations and award-winning series such as Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, Wild Kratts, Crash Course, Ken Burns, and more.
–Full Google Classroom Integration — giving teachers the ability to sync class rosters, assignments, and assignment results between PBS LearningMedia and Google Classroom.

Resources:
https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

Digital Content: Online, self-paced, STEM-related courses in Entrepreneurship, Business, 3D Design-Printing-Animation, Programming, Art, Minecraft Education, Robotics, and more. Includes access to the Moodle LMS platform. Teachers can do some learn-by-doing (ask your administrators for STEM professional development credit).

To preview demo version of the courses:

  • go to access.techtrep.com
  • scroll to LOGIN AS GUEST
  • choose a catalog (4-8 grade or 9-12 grade)
  • view courses you are interested in learning more about
  • contact us to get your school enrolled

Contact:
[email protected] or [email protected]

Duration: 30 days at no cost

Access: Reduced cost for use of Vital Insights Solutions so that stakeholder groups can be included in identification of issue/problem and strategy/solution data with ease, even when working remotely. 

Duration: Indefinitely

Resources:
www.vitalinsightsolutions.com

Contact:
[email protected]

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Digital Content: Student-safe alternative to Tik Tok! Get free access to WURRLYedu—our award-winning teaching platform and creation tools for students including:

  • 1000 standards-aligned lesson plans for K-12: SEL, General Music, Modern Band, Vocal Ensemble, Jazz, and non-Music subjects
  • The most extensive music catalog for schools: thousands of songs including pop, rock, hip hop, country, mariachi, choral, jazz and classical
  • Personal recording studio: students and teachers can adjust the key and speed of the track, select instruments, apply one-touch audio and video filters, and even perform remote duets
  • Tips from grammy-award winning artists
  • Suite of mobile games: scales, call & response (rhythm/melodic)—students can view progress and streaks on their dashboard
  • Available on web and iOS
  • Duration: Through July 1, 2020

Resources:
https://www.wurrlyedu.com/

Contact:
[email protected]

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