K-12 Technology Impact at Scale
GG4L is committed to improving K-12 outcomes through innovative interoperability solutions. The platform powering The Global Grid for Learning is purpose-built for K-12, designed to revolutionize how education technology is deployed, measured and financed. GG4L helps schools deploy cost-effective EdTech solutions thanks to the generous support of GG4L members and sponsors.
GG4L Connect is an extensible data integration platform that provides secure data exchange between information systems. Purpose built with education technology in mind, the GG4L Connect Platform offers pre-built, standards-based integrations to many of the student information systems (SISes), data warehouses and edtech applications on the market today. APIs and software developer kits support custom integrations. Workflow automation, governance, privacy and security are foundational to all GG4L Connect integration services.
School Passport is an Enterprise-Grade Single Sign-On and Identity Management Platform that is an add-on to Connect. School Passport helps school districts securely and cost-effectively distribute third-party edtech applications and content to students and staff using standards-based Single Sign-On (SSO), Identity Management (IDM) and Identity Federation services. Schools choose from hundreds of edtech applications listed in the GG4L Catalyst Catalog. School Passport seamlessly works with any school’s or district’s LMS, SIS, third-party applications and devices.
GG4L Compass provides evidence-based analytics to help schools measure the usage, effectiveness and overall impact of edtech solutions and programs. Want to know how much usage an application is used? Need to correlate usage of specific classroom applications with student achievement? Want to provide comprehensive reporting for a diverse set of stakeholders including IT, educators, district management and regulators? Compass answers many of these important questions about EdTech in your school or district.
GG4L Catalyst matches funding available from GG4L Sponsors with GG4L Member Schools who wish to deploy EdTech solutions as part of a sponsored GG4L Impact Initiative. Using Catalyst, the GG4L team provides end-to-end program management starting with initial funding and continuing throughout the program life cycle until it is completed and validated through Value of Impact (VoI) evidence-based reports are available to all stakeholders.