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GG4L Summer 2020 Newsletter

When our schools closed about 6 weeks ago, most of us couldn’t have predicted that at the beginning of May we would still be closed. As we begin to accept the realization that this could go on for a very long time we might be thinking about the loss of our pre-quarantined routines and the losses […]


GG4L-VEDAMO VIRTUAL CLASSROOM SECURES REMOTE LEARNING

GG4L Integrates VEDAMO Virtual Classroom with School Passport to Secure Hybrid Classrooms Alameda, CA, June 16, 2020 – Today, the Global Grid for Learning (GG4L), a Public Benefit Corporation, announced the immediate availability of VEDAMO Virtual Classroom, integrated with School Passport, available to any school anywhere in the world on a 30-day trial basis. The […]


GG4L BUNDLES ACTIONALY’S FAMILY ENGAGEMENT NATIVE MOBILE APP WITH SCHOOL PASSPORT™

GG4L and Actionaly Partnership Addresses K-12 Schools’ COVID-influenced “New Normal” Alameda, CA, June 15, 2020 – Today, the Global Grid for Learning (GG4L), a Public Benefit Corporation, and Actionaly jointly announced their strategic partnership to integrate the GG4L School Passport™ Platform for K-12 School Single Sign-On (SSO) with Actionaly’s Family Engagement Platform’s native mobile App. […]


GG4L is Pleased to Announce it has Received IMS Global OneRoster 1.1 Certification

GG4L Connect has been IMS Global Certified to meet the OneRoster standard for securely sharing class rosters between systems. Specifically, GG4L Connect supports, REST Data Consumer Rostering Core, CSV Rostering Export Bulk, and REST Data Provider Rostering.  Having this certification is important as we partner with other IMS Global certified vendors. The certification enables vendors […]


COVID-19: The Impact on EdTech Purchases, Interoperability, and Onboarding

We recently moderated a panel to discuss the impact COVID-19 is having on EdTech purchases, interoperability, and onboarding. If you were unable to join the webinar live, you can listen to it here. The panel members included Joe Fives, Director of IT for Kansas City (KS) Public Schools; Rob Abel, CEO at IMS Global Learning […]


Overcoming ChromeBook Security Challenges during Distance Learning

Mobile Guardian is a GG4L EdTech partner who has stepped up during the crisis by offering their premium tools free of charge to all schools subject to enforced, COVID-19 closures. Discover how their solution helped one school develop a safe and secure online learning environment. Introduction Based in Waukegan, Illinois, Lions Mathematics and Science Christian […]


3 Big Edtech Deals This Week

By Kevin Hogan  May 1, 2020 The Global Grid for Learning is leading the 1 Million Devices fundraising campaign that aims to match corporations, foundations and individual philanthropists (including parents) with K-12 schools serving economically challenged communities, whose students are being forced to study remotely from home due to school closures caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many of […]


GG4L May 2020 Newsletter

When our schools closed about 6 weeks ago, most of us couldn’t have predicted that at the beginning of May we would still be closed. As we begin to accept the realization that this could go on for a very long time we might be thinking about the loss of our pre-quarantined routines and the losses […]


Teaching During COVID-19: The Challenges with Assessment

Teachers all over the country have risen to the extraordinary challenge of transforming their lessons into a comprehensive virtual education. Using tools like email, Edmodo, and Zoom, along with EdTech solutions from many of our partner vendors, teachers have made the best of a difficult situation. GG4L has been in the midst of it all, […]


GG4L April 2020 Newsletter

During this time of crisis, at GG4L we’re here to help with school closures by providing schools with free resources and solutions to mitigate the challenge of teaching and learning during these uncertain times. Our goal is to make it possible for schools and districts to have access to the best EdTech tools that can […]


GG4L March 2020 Newsletter

As we transition into spring normally we should be thinking about the 2020-2021 school year but with the recent spread of the Coronavirus, schools and administrators are now planning for the potential nationwide spread of the disease. If we look at some solutions being implemented in China, e-Learning could become part of those plans. During […]


GG4L’s Safer Schools in America Grants Making a Positive Impact in US schools

In just over one year since its launch, the GG4L “Safer Schools in America” grant program has proven successful in supporting school safety initiatives and in improving the use of technology at schools across the country. As the cost of technology continues to rise, the grant program provides much needed assistance to schools in their […]


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