The press is talking about it and teachers love it. Just shows we’re moving in the right direction with the enhancements to our LMS.
ON August 15, 2018, itslearning announced that it would begin collaborating with Google for Education, delivering the first phase of a comprehensive technology roadmap.
Both Google and itslearning have a similar mission – to improve education through technology, and immediately after the deal was signed we began the significant work across R&D, Sales, and Marketing, to make the Google Integration a success.
In these last six months, we’ve simplified the process and given teachers a host of time-saving Cloud features – teachers are busy folk and need every time-saving tool they can get.
The ease and familiarity of G Suite for Education combined with the power and pedagogy of itslearning helps streamline teaching workflows and increase student engagement.
These solutions were developed based on feedback from our most important customers – teachers.
So, what better way to measure our success than by checking out what teachers are saying about our work with Google.
A2: I love itslearning because there’s so many options. As an English teacher, I especially love the Google integration so my students and I can have an easy way to share docs without littering my email with shares. #bcscudl https://t.co/ma7NNHsEaL
— Hannah Knies (@KniesHannah) February 8, 2019
Yes! The Google integration with itslearning is amazing!!
— Corie Williams (@Mrs_CLWilliams) February 8, 2019
I totally agree with you because there is more flexibility sharing documents with all your students. That's very powerful…
— Jorge B. Perez (@JorgeBPerez21) February 10, 2019
— Angela Johnson (@angieITSbytes) December 14, 2018
We have been using #itslearning this week to help students learn more about ways to fight bacteria and prevent foodborne illness during our stations, quiz, and word puzzles! They love the google integration for turning in their assignments! pic.twitter.com/hc6Vs5eGd8
— Michelle Greenawalt Carbajal (@CarbajalTeach) September 11, 2018
Our Google Integration is also getting some great press.
Well done Team UK for this nice article in School House magazine. This is part of our localized public relations strategy, which underlines and emphasizes the customizable and localized itslearning platform.
And in this piece from IT News Africa, co-founder and CEO of Spark Schools, Stacey Brewer, formerly a Google customer, explains why they switched over to the itslearning LMS.
Despite our early success with the Google Integration, we will not be resting on our laurels. We continue to work very closely with Google. Here they are sharing a booth with itslearning at the didacta 2019 conference last week in Cologne, Germany.
I have just returned from a business trip to the US, where I spoke at an international conference on technology. I received a lot of positive feedback on what we are doing at itslearning.
I also had good discussions with Google’s Kevin Kells and Jonathan Rochelle, and agreed on a plan moving forward to jointly promote itslearning. And to keep building momentum, we just brought onboard Spencer Rubin, as our VP of partnerships to manage this important effort.
It was a busy few weeks in the US which culminated with a school district agreeing to a pilot involving several high schools. They have a sizeable number of students and are huge fans of Google. More will be revealed soon.
Going forward, we will be working towards better interoperability to create a powerfully simple learning-centric environment for students and teachers.
Our next big project is the Microsoft Office Online Integration due later in Spring. And, I’m looking forward to great reviews for that Cloud Integration as well.
Arne Bergby, CEO, itslearning
PS: Teachers in the US also seem to love our itslearning giveaways, especially these cool glasses. I might just get myself a pair, too.
— Emily Stallings (@ejstallings) February 11, 2019