Monday, March 9, 2015

Safari for Schools and ConnectEd tools for students, educators, and schools

Students, Educators, Parents, Caregivers of K-12 students in the United States

Check out Safari for Schools, part of the ConnectEd initiative.

If you are a parent of a US K-12 student, caregiver, or educator, and do not have an Edmodo account, create a free account.
If you currently have an Edmodo account, access Safari for Schools and log in with your Edmodo account. Then you can access every current book and video course from O'Reilly Media.

Edmodo Google Play
Edmodo iTunes

Parents, caregivers, and students, if your educator won't participate, elevate your concerns to someone who can resolve them. There is no reason anyone should deny the U.S K-12 students access to this valuable resource.

Taxpayers get involved there is no reason your local school districts that receive taxpayers funds aren't participating in this program. Check your local districts book budget, you may be surprised.

Check out the other resources available for schools, teachers, and students through the ConnectED resources.

Resources for students
Autodesk Autodesk is a world leader in 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software for manufacturing, building and construction, and media and entertainment.

edX Free Verified Certificates for Students in High-Need Schools Students in U.S. Title I and high-need schools interested in courses to prepare for AP* exams, will also be able to earn a free verified certificate from edX.

Esri Esri will provide free access to ArcGIS Online Organization accounts — the same GIS technology used by government and business — to every U.S. K-12 school in America. These allow users to map and analyze data, create and share content, and collaborate in the cloud — via computers, tablets, or smartphones, anytime, anywhere connected.

Safari books Online and O'Reilly Media pledged to share over $100m of ebooks and videos that will teach students vital technology skills like coding, web design, and more.

For Schools and Educators

If you’re a school administrator, teacher, or student, get more details below about these companies’ commitments — and find out how you can take advantage.

For Schools Adobe, Apple, AT&T, Autodesk, Esri, Microsoft, Prezi, Sprint, Verizon

For Teachers  Adobe, Autodesk, Coursera, edX, Esri, Microsoft, O'Reilly Media, Prezi, Verizon
These are private funding programs administered by the respective sponsors. These are not government grant programs. The availability and administration of these funding opportunities, including the selection of recipients and all other decisions of the funding program, are not endorsed by any federal agency or office. No federal funds are being used in or for the administration or awarding of these private funding opportunities.

No comments: