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Resources for Distance and Hybrid Learning

We understand the COVID-19 crisis has caused a lot of additional stress for educators, students and their families as they face new challenges. To help, we’ve assembled a list of resources to enhance your efforts and improve your results.

We’re here to help!

We’ve taken the necessary steps to ensure the health and safety of our employees so we can continue serving you any way we can. We are available by email at service@gradelink.com, by phone at 800-742-3083 (US and Canada) and online 24/7. Click here for international phone numbers.

Resources within Gradelink

Recording Student Health Info

Recording Student Health Info

Recording required daily temperature checks and other student health data can be a hassle. We have an easier way to track everything.

Student Distance Learning at Home

Report Cards and Alternative Grades

Alternative grading scales are used to give students a grade other than what’s automatically calculated on the grade sheet. To use them for your school, just follow these step-by-step instructions.

Scheduling for Distance Learning

Alternating Schedules

Many schools are implementing alternating or hybrid schedules to reduce the number of students on campus at a time. Click below to see how to modify your schedules to accommodate your needs:

Communication Tools

Good communication is the key to keeping everyone connected while they are working remotely.

School News Page

Communicate important events and updates with the entire school with a School News page. It’s the first thing students and parents see when they log in.

Teacher Pages

Teachers, keep your class on track with Teacher Pages, personalized web pages for you to use for announcements, newsletters and more. Embed links to Zoom, YouTube and other sites.

Assignments and Attachments

Attach files to assignments for students to download through their Gradelink accounts. This can include worksheets saved as PDFs, images and video files.

Online Enrollment

Use EnrollMe to make it easy for new families to enroll and current families to re-enroll online. Make sure to communicate clearly when you are accepting applications and re-enrollment.

Google Classroom

Save countless hours by syncing assignment and quiz grades from Google Classroom to your Gradelink gradebook. It’s available to all Gradelink users at no additional charge.

Video Resources

Gradelink Resources for Online Instruction

As schools close their campuses in the wake of the coronavirus, they are faced with the task of switching to online teaching. We’re here to help ease the transition with tools for instruction and communication.

In this video, we demonstrate ways to use the tools already in Gradelink to help with remote teaching. We cover:

  • Assignments and attachments
  • Communication tools
  • Teacher and School News Pages

Video: Tools to Make Remote Learning Easier

As schools close their campuses in the wake of the coronavirus, they are faced with the task of switching to online teaching. Watch this 5-minute overview to learn how to set your school up for distance learning in a hurry.

Blog Posts

Remote Entertainment Resources for Parents and Teachers

Remote Entertainment Resources for Parents and Teachers

In a previous post, we shared some excellent remote instruction and learning resources for schools and educators looking to meet the academic needs of their students. Today we’d like to offer some resources centered on family fun and entertainment because, well,...

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About the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program

About the Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) Program

We want make sure you are aware of the emergency unemployment assistance program under the federal CARES Act being made available this week. PUA provides assistance for unemployed or partially unemployed individuals who are not eligible for regular unemployment...

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Keeping Enrollment Up While Your Campus is Closed

Keeping Enrollment Up While Your Campus is Closed

The spread of the Coronavirus has changed our way of life and is a trying time for us all. Schools have had to rapidly redesign operations and instruction, and these swift changes have been equal parts incredible and strenuous. Understandably, enrollment is a critical...

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Supporting Kids at Home to Do Their Best and Be Their Best

Supporting Kids at Home to Do Their Best and Be Their Best

Although a parent’s role in their children’s learning evolves as kids grow, one thing remains constant: you are your children’s learning models. Your attitudes about education can inspire theirs and show them how to take charge of their own educational journey. You...

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