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  • PowerSchool Privacy Policy Video Wins EdSurge Honorable Mention Award!

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 14 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    PowerSchool Privacy Policy video won “Honorable Mention” in the EdSurge DILA Awards! Our PowerSchool video won in the Crystal Clear Award category: Discloses privacy policies with clear, detailed descriptions of how user data is used and who owns it. We are excited and honored to be chosen for Honorable Mention.
    From the DILA Awards website:
    EdSurge and Digital Promise have partnered to create the first annual ”Digital Innovation in Learning Awards” (or the DILAs), a joint effort to celebrate what you are accomplishing in edtech, and more importantly, how it’s being accomplished. For far-reaching impact, we will share videos …

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  • Norwalk Public Schools Choose PowerSchool for their SIS

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 19 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    Great story by Korey Wilson, staff writer for the Hour.com, about the reasons why Norwalk Public Schools chose PowerSchool:
    PowerSchool provides Norwalk parents with real-time data on student performance
    NORWALK — Parents and students will now be able to check a student’s grades, upcoming tests and attendance from their computer or mobile device.
    The school district recently launched the PowerSchool web-based student information system for students and their families.
    The system acts as an online gradebook, where teachers can post test scores, assignment grades and log attendance. With an iOS or an Android device, …

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  • Tools4ever and Pearson Collaborate to Automate Identity and Password Management for School Districts

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 51 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    Collaboration enables schools to streamline identity management processes
     “As a Pearson ISV Partner, we can combine our resources to provide a superior solution for school districts, and reduce headaches with account and password management.” - Dean Wiech, managing director at Tools4ever 

    Tools4ever, the market leader in identity and access management (IdM/IAM) solutions, and Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, are joining forces through an independent software vendor (ISV) partnership agreement. As a result of the collaboration, Tools4ever will automate functionality for identity and password management solutions in Pearson’s PowerSchool student information system.
    PowerSchool, the …

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  • InfoSnap Integrates with North Carolina’s Customized Version of PowerSchool for Online Student Registration

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 116 views | No Comments | Posted in: Uncategorized

    InfoSnap develops a customized solution to meet state requirements for North Carolina’s PowerSchool student information system (SIS).
    “Our InfoSnap solution saves 7 staff members at least a
    month’s worth of work, providing personnel with ample
    opportunity to be more efficient. We’ve estimated that
    InfoSnap saves our district $30,000 annually just in
    manpower alone.”
    -Scott Smith, Chief Technology Officer
    Mooresville Graded School District (NC) is a one-to-one computing district
    comprised of 6,000 students across 8 schools. To match the digital standard that
    this district has set, Mooresville decided to transition from a paper-based
    registration process to an online solution. The statewide …

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  • Let’s Set the Record Straight!

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 267 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    We’ve seen some crazy ads lately about PowerSchool – you know, those “fishy” ads that don’t tell the real story about PowerSchool and the growing PowerSchool community of satisfied users.
    So, let’s set the record straight with a few facts about PowerSchool, the most widely-used student information system in K12 education:

    PowerSchool supports more than 13 million students in more than 50 states and provinces, and more than 70 countries.
    More than 40 million teachers, parents and students use PowerSchool every day.
    PowerSchool has more than 330,000 active members in the strongest K12 SIS …

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