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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 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 […]

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 […]

Announcing GG4L’s Catalyst Program for EdTech Vendors

We are excited to announce the new GG4L Catalyst Program is now available for any EdTech vendor. This Program will allow global EdTech Solution Providers to to leverage GG4L’s Connect Platform for roster data sharing, single sign-on, improved data governance and expedited customer on-boarding, without an upfront annual membership fee through a Pay-As-You-Go (PAYG) monthly pricing […]

GG4L February Newsletter

The headlines are full of Cybercrime stories from outside interference in our elections to ransomware attacks on banks, hospitals and even our schools.  Today, “perimeter defense” is not enough to protect us from these attacks. We need to evolve from a defensive position to a proactive approach to protecting our networks and data. In fact, […]

New EdTech Vendors Complete SSO and OneRoster Integration with GG4L Connect

GG4L is pleased to announce that Read Seed, Academic Window and E4Effort recently completed Single-Sign-On (SSO) integration connectors for School Passport. Additionally, aGoodCause, Anexandra, CompuClaim, E4Effort, LightSail, Read Seed, SpartPass and Textbook Tracker have completed roster data API integration with the GG4L Connect platform.

The Role of EdTech in Physical Health & Wellness

How can technology improve our ability to provide a safe school, viewed through the lens of physical health and wellness?  Our children are the future, and in order to ensure that students are able to learn and engage in the classroom, we need to focus on physical health and wellness.

January 2020 Newsletter

It’s a great to start a new decade with new aspirations and ambitions.  Happy new decade to everyone in the education industry at large! What a difference a decade can make when it comes to innovation and technology. We at GG4L have made some major resolutions this new year and are working on some ambitious […]

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