Please note: Before using any of the listed applications or extensions, be sure to confirm that the resource complies with Ed Law 2-d. Nassau BOCES cannot certify that all the listed applications or extensions comply with school district policy or meet state/federal laws.
Support for Remote Learning
In light of current events and school closures that have been occurring in our area, we have been receiving notifications from BOCES vendor partners who are working to support districts with free subscriptions/resources for remote learning.
For teacher support with online learning, visit the Model Schools website for a schedule of live webinars as well as resources for teachers to access to implement remote learning.
We will be updating this page as we receive more information. Please contact the vendor for specific information regarding their services.
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Nassau BOCES COL Vendor Partners
Agilix BUZZ LMS
Agilix through Covid Amazon Web Service (AWS): For districts that want free Buzz access for the remainder of the year, they can work with Nassau BOCES to create a new domain in a nationwide Covid domain and request content in that domain. The district will have free access to Buzz and be able to request OHM Content and a secondary content found at the link below to be utilized. This work will be used through June 30th as a solution and will not be guaranteed to be migrated to agilixbuzz url for use after the 2019-20 school year. All content is aligned to national standards, the content from OHM is aligned to New York State standards. Courses can be put into your LMS using Publish Anywhere
Click here to view available free content (choose one besides OHM): Course Listings By Vendor
Agilix is offering 15 month access (now through June 2021) for the cost of one year access.
- OHM Content will be added to any requesting implementation.
- Lincoln Learning Solutions has generously offered their partnership with an offer at no cost for the remainder of the year. LLS is offering their content at a rate of $25/student in every other state (http://info.lincolnlearningsolutions.org/covid-19-support). Their catalogue can be found at the following link: https://lincolnlearningsolutions.org/Resources
- Edynamic learning is offering its powerful catalog of elective and CTE courses for a reduced cost option
To help ensure our community has access to reliable resources to educate themselves & their families, we’re offering exclusive access to the Viruses & Outbreaks channel from Discovery Education. Find actionable content + timely coronavirus updates, plus guidelines for staying healthy and educating others.
Email EducationPartnerships@discoveryed.com to obtain your unique login
For support with various video-conferencing resources, including Google Meet/Hangouts, Teams and Zoom, click here for a schedule of live webinars hosted by Model Schools as well as support resources.