Edmodo and ClassLink Announce SSO and OneRoster Integration
ClassLink, Edmodo — Wednesday, February 15, 2017Teachers and Parents Enjoy Secure Instant Access To One of Education's Most Popular Platforms for Communication, Collaboration, and Classroom Management
Clifton, NJ - February 15, 2017 - ClassLink announced a new single sign-on connection to Edmodo, the free online classroom management platform used by tens of millions of educators worldwide. This relationship will provide millions of educators and students with secure, OneClick access to Edmodo, enabling faster, easier access to one of education's most widely-used technologies. Edmodo will also incorporate ClassLink OneRoster, giving Edmodo schools the ability to instantly create class rosters for their digital classes.
ClassLink OneClick technology enables access to web, Windows, and Google applications, and instant access to files at school and in the cloud. ClassLink OneRoster easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. With more than 5,000 single sign-on connectors and comprehensive use of open technology standards, ClassLink is the most inclusive single sign-on platform in education today.
Edmodo is the world's leading global education network, providing communication, collaboration, and resources for all members of the school community. Founded in 2008, with over 73 million members across 400,000 schools in 190 countries, Edmodo's mission is to connect learners to the people and resources needed to achieve their full potential.
Manish Kothari, General Manager, Institutions of Edmodo, praised the partnership, stating: "We are excited about the Single Sign-On connection with ClassLink. It means faster, easier access for our millions of teachers." Manish continued, "We're also quite happy with how easy it is to work with ClassLink, which offers great support and charges no fees to partner platform providers."
ClassLink CEO, Berj Akian, echoed the sentiments of Manish Kothari, stating, "Edmodo has been harnessed by millions of teachers to leverage the power of digital learning, which is why their connection with ClassLink is an important symbol of collaboration as the key to improving education." Akian continued, "We're pleased to enable OneClick access for our school customers and welcome Edmodo into our growing family of partners."
The pace of ClassLink adoptions continues to accelerate across the US, as does its roster of partners, as highlighted by the Edmodo Partnership. ClassLink OneClick is now the preferred single sign-on platform for thousands of schools and districts around the world and for an increasing number of partners.
ClassLink empowers students and teachers with instant access to their learning resources. ClassLink® OneClick® includes a library of over 5,000 single sign-on apps and instant links to file folders at school and on Google, Office 365, and Dropbox cloud drives. ClassLink OneRoster™ easily and securely delivers class rosters to any publisher using open technology standards. ClassLink Analytics gives decision makers the usage data they need. Accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1to1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives.
Edmodo is a global education network that provides communication, collaboration, and training tools to enable all learners to reach their full potential. On the platform, educators are at the center of a dynamic and engaging network that connects them to fellow teachers, students, administrators, and parents. Founded in 2008 with more than 73 million users across 400,000 schools worldwide, Edmodo was designed to protect the privacy of students and teachers by providing a secure platform in which they can communicate, collaborate, connect and share resources, leveraging both educational content and apps. Edmodo also offers tools that enable school leaders to take advantage of powerful analytics, deliver professional development, improve learning outcomes with frequent formative assessment, and curate all their educational content. The company is headquartered in San Mateo, California.