ADMINISTRATORS FOR SCHOOLS, DISTRICTS AND COLLEGES
How to Get Started
If you are an IT admin or a designated administrator, click the button below and you can get started immediately to take advantage of the Premium Edition of the Global Grid for Learning with an unlimited number of users for your school, district, college, region or country and lots of great additional features!
Upgrading to the Premium Edition from the FREE Standard Edition and/or purchasing SSO Connectors a la carte beyond the number included in a given Edition is regularly available through local Resellers and White Label Partners and/or by contacting us directly.
Please select the Grid for Learning which you would like to sign up for or sign into
Each Grid for Learning can feature single sign-on access to all of the web-based content and resources you own, subscribe to, create or use for free. Grids for Learning are often customized with regional-specific paid and free (OER) resources to encourage easy access and use. If you don’t see a regional Grid for Learning for where you live, please sign up for the Global Grid for Learning us to learn more about bringing a regional Grid for Learning to your area.
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Seamless SSO access
Access any web-based resource. On any internet-enabled device. Anytime. Anywhere. Any reason not to?
With the Global Grid for Learning, educators and students in any given classroom, school, district, region or country now have a single secure point of access to any web-based resource – via web browser or mobile app – on any personal or institution-owned internet-enabled device whether they're at school, home or somewhere in-between.
SSO PLATFORM CORE COMPONENTS
Educators and students get access to all their OERs and web-based resources in one easy-to-organize place which they can customize further with bookmarks and folders. Always accessible via our portal or mobile app or as a widget inside an institution’s portal or learning platform.
Streamline new subscription trials and setup by allowing groups of educators and students to test drive new enterprise-wide cloud-based apps and services with SSO built-in. Easily purchase via credit card, preloaded “wallet,” crowd-funding campaign or an authorized reseller. Quickly provision services centrally for any relevant group of users.
Via our easy-to-use console, administrators can preconfigure, distribute, monitor and manage web-based resources for users. Migrate data in bulk, create multiple groups and define roles for users to provision services to. Securely automate identity data lifecycle management, improving web security and simplifying overall system administration.
Secure extraction of enterprise data from multiple systems (such as an SIS) to share it across other applications for storage or analysis. Keep track of data being ingested and conduct validation, statistical analysis and backup of data.
ENABLE SSO TO EXISTING MOBILE APPS AND SAAS TOOLS AND SHOP FOR NEW ONES
- Core/Supplemental Content
- Lesson Planning
- Classroom Administration
- Learning Management System
- Content Management System
- Student Assessment
- Professional Development
- Data Visualization
- Online Courses
UNLIMITED BOOKMARKS AND FOLDERS MAKE ACCESS TO DIGITAL FILES AND WEB LINKS EASIER
- Open Educational Resources
- Office/Google Files
Three levels of Connectors provide 1) single sign-on (SSO) to web-based resources that require a login, 2) SSO plus provisioning of users and groups for apps or services that are role-based or 3) a Java ETL (Extract/Transfer/Load) tool that provides automated extraction/upload and download/insert of data between applications and platforms such as Student Information Systems (SIS) and Learning Management Systems (LMS).
FEATURES AND EDITIONS
|ADMINISTRATION CONSOLE Pre-configure, distribute, monitor and manage web-based resources.Migrate data in bulk, create multiple groups and define roles for users to provision services to.||✔||✔|
|CSV END USER DATA FILE UPLOAD UTILITY Create user accounts “in bulk” through a CSV file upload. Data migration features allow Administrators to monitor and manage data input.||✔||✔|
|ACTIVE DIRECTORY/LDAP SYNCHRONIZATION Create user accounts “in bulk” through LDAP synchronization. Data migration features allow Administrators to monitor and manage data ingestions.||✔||✔|
|GOOGLE APPS & OFFICE365 AUTO SYNC Create user accounts in the system and third-party applications by synchronizing your Google Apps for Education & Office 365 applications.||✔||✔|
|SUBORGANIZATIONS & ORGANIZATIONAL HIERARCHY Replicate your organizational hierarchy in the system by creating organizational accounts establishing hierarchical relationships.||✔ + Delegated Administration
||✔ + Delegated Administration|
|USER GROUP CREATION & MANAGEMENT Create an infinite number of defined user groups(e.g. year, class or course) to make bulk provisioning more efficient. Manage and assign resources on a group and whole organization level.||✔ + Delegated Administration||✔ + Delegated Administration|
|ROLE-BASED PROVISIONING OF RESOURCES Seamlessly provision any resource acquired through the Marketplace to defined groups of end users.||Unlimited Roles
|REPORTING MODULE & SSO ANALYTICS Monitor usage patterns of the resources,including the generation of management and accounting reports that contain money-spending patterns by role, et al.||✔||Optional: Partner API Integration
|CUSTOM MOBILE PASSPORT SKIN DESIGN Customizable UI design (including logos and background colors) that can be automatically tailored to any third-party branding specifications (without any additional development).||✔||✔|
|PASSPORT||✔||Optional API Integration within Partner Portal
|UNLIMITED PERSONAL BOOKMARKS Users can customize their own Passport interface by creating bookmarks to any available resources within the system based on the parameters set up and specified by an Administrator.||✔||✔|
|UNLIMITED PERSONAL FOLDERS Users can customize their own Passport interface by creating their own folders based on the parameters set up and specified by an Administrator.||✔||✔|
|ORGANIZATIONAL BOOKMARKS Administrators can bookmark any freely available web resource and assign those bookmarks to users based on group, role or across the whole institution.||✔||✔|
|FREE OER APPS CATALOG Both Standard and Premium Editions contain a large number of Open Educational Resources (OERs) that can be acquired and distributed among end users at no cost.||✔||✔|
|CONSOLIDATED ACCESS TO REGIONAL OERS The Standard and Premium Editions feature a set of Connectors for regionally-focused Open Educational Resources (OERs) made available to end users at no cost.||✔||✔|
|SSO CONNECTORS Access to any web-enabled resource your organization has a license for, leveraging a “bring your own license” (BYOL) approach, a “capture credentials” mechanism and SAML- and OAuth 2-based Connectors.||Unlimited access to the current Library of 300+ Connectors
||Unlimited access to the current Library of 300+ Connectors
|SSO & PROVISIONING CONNECTORS All of the above plus the ability to automatically in-bulk provision users by group or role.||Unlimited access to the current Library||Unlimited access to the current Library|
|DATA INTEGRATION CONNECTORS All of the above plus roster data extraction capabilities from an SIS for use with third party applications and to tailor users’ learning experiences.||Buy||Optional: Partner API Integration
|DIGITAL CONTENT LIBRARY
||35,000 Assets Free + Upgrade for 1.5M Assets||White Label Partner’s Own Product(s) + OER|
||GGFL Community||Partner + GGFL Communities
||Web & Phone
||Web & Phone
NOT AN ADMIN?
Please fill out the form below if you have any general questions or if any of the following
scenarios describe your potential work with the Global Grid for Learning.
Teachers, Professors and Instructors
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COMING SOON. We'll notify you when you can activate the Free Standard Edition of the Global Grid for Learning for yourself and students in a given classroom or course.
Ministries/Departments of Education
Help us develop and promote customized regional Grids for Learning.
Together with NGOs and resellers, Ministries and Departments of Education can support the development and implementation of regional Grids for Learning customized to meet local needs (including regional OERs, popularly used web-based content and services, etc.)
Add an SSO Connector for your business and/or products to be part of our the Marketplace. Marketplace resources can be featured worldwide or in any of 5 regions: North America, Latin America, Europe, MENA or APAC.
Promote a regional Grid and sell upgrades to the Premium Edition of that Grid in a given region(s), sell or upgrade users to the paid version of our Digital Content Library (with 2,000,000 assets)) and/or sell our School Stores.
White Label Partners
White label our SSO Platform (including your ability to customize the Marketplace), Digital Content Library, Teacher Community and/or School Stores for the institutions you serve.
Resellers and White Label Partners choose from flexible revenue sharing or referral fee options and comarketing opportunities.
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