We’ve reached out to our EdSmart community – to our integration and professional partners – to supply you with information that stretches across all aspects of a school’s organisation.
The links below are your gateway to these various resources, and another way to assist your school leadership as you transition into a new era of education.
If you’re an EdSmart school with experiences communicating effectively with your school community about the coronavirus to help keep them safe and you’d like to share with others, please reach out – firstname.lastname@example.org
Address from Fiona Boyd – CEO, EdSmart
At EdSmart, the one thing we can offer you and your community of students, staff and parents is certainty and familiarity. You have been using our platform for some time now, so we encourage you to continue to use it in a similar way.
We're here for schools and have put together some tips on how schools can leverage EdSmart to its maximum capabilities during this trying time.
The immediate, emotional effects of a school emergency exacerbate the challenge. And those effects are often driven by a lack of clear information and instruction.
At periods of unpredictability, communicating with parents is essential. If you do not contact them, they will contact you.
Schoolbox is an all-in-one learning management system (LMS), community portal and engagement platform for K–12 schools. With leading schools all over the globe, including Australia and New Zealand, Schoolbox provides schools with confidence to initiate remote learning in these unprecedented challenging times.
COVID-19 Resources for Schools from Schoolbox
The COVID-19 pandemic crisis has highlighted the need for K–12 school communities to be prepared to operate under challenging conditions and educational disruptions.
Schoolbox is supporting schools through this change and has created a kit of remote learning guides and tips.
CompliSpace is a leading provider of governance, risk, compliance and policy (GRC&P) programs and consulting services for Australian schools.
COVID-19 Resources for Schools from CompliSpace
CompliSpace has created numerous free resources to help schools navigate this unprecedented time – including a Working From Home policy, checklist and guide, COVID-19 professional learning (including training on Teaching Remotely from University of New England, a webinar addressing schools’ changing staff PD needs and a webinar on excursion risk management .
Simply choose which resources you would like to know more about by completing this form.
Canvas is an EdSmart partner, with EdSmart integrated into Canvas as an LTI application, enabling parents and students to review past forms, and complete and create new forms. The Canvas Learning Management Platform allows schools to build the digital learning environment that meets the unique challenges faced by their institution. .
COVID-19 Resources for Schools from Canvas
Chief Customer Experience Officer of Canvas, Melissa Loble, has shared some updates and resources to help you continue teaching and learning with minimal interruptions.
Canvas' Commitment To You During Coronavirus
Digistorm is a leading developer of specialised communication software for schools, including mobile applications, client relationship management (CRM), online enrolment forms and school websites.
With a selection of highly customised software solutions and the capability to integrate with a range of K-12 school software systems, Digistorm pride themselves on their ability to create unique solutions based on every schools individual needs.
COVID-19 Resources for Schools from Digistorm
When an emergency happens at your school, your top priority (aside from keeping students safe) is to ensure that your community has clear and accurate information about what is going on. The team at Digistorm have put together a resource to ensure that your school has its bases covered when it comes to communicating during the COVID-19 outbreak, with examples from Digistorm schools around Australia.
Mathematics teacher, author and communicator Eddie Woo has uploaded videos of his classroom mathematics lessons online. His lessons are aligned to state and territory mathematics curricula.
Eddie's learning resources are used by students worldwide, with more than 36 million views of his lessons.
TALi has compiled a kit chock-full of information, activities and advice for maintaining the good mental health of your children during the Coronavirus shutdown.
The Kit draws from the skills of Team TALi, as well as other expert organisations in the field of children’s health and wellbeing, to ensure your family is provided with the opportunity to flourish during this trying time.
Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) is pleased to launch a key educational resource for teachers, parents and students: the ATOM Study Guide Spreadsheet. Providing an overview of, and access to, a selection of ATOM Study Guides from the vast library on The Education Shop.