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Alberta, meet Brightspace

Brightspace is a dynamic learning platform (learning management system) for people that care deeply about ensuring ALL students reach their potential. We know that the impact of COVID-19 on the way that we live, learn, and work is evolving daily. D2L is here to help.

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Brightspace + Alberta

In order to support Alberta students, parents, and teachers, D2L is ready to support with rapid implementation to get Alberta school divisions up and running on the Brightspace LMS and preserve learning continuity. Have questions about Brightspace? Contact us directly at [email protected] or request a demo. 

Learning Next Fall: The Hybrid Classroom

With the unprecedented disruption to education caused by COVID-19, parents and students are yearning for a return to normalcy. Download the free policy brief to learn more about the hybrid learning model.

Download now the policy brief on Learning Next Fall: The Hybrid Classroom

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What are the advantages to using Brightspace?

  • Easy-to-use communication tools like Brightspace Portfolio, Discussion board, activity feed, and more!
  • Simple workflow to enhance pre-created content with your own resources
  • Video tools for providing feedback, connecting face-to-face, and more
  • Students can demonstrate learning in a variety of ways and teachers can assess and share feedback using video, audio, text, and rubrics
  • Integrates with third-party tools including Google Drive™ online storage service and SIS systems
  • D2L is a Canada-based company (Learn about our work with teachers and students in Ontario)
  • Data stored and managed in Canada
  • D2L takes privacy and security as well as accessibility seriously
  • Products designed to be accessible offline to empower learners with disabilities
  • And more!

Access to Brightspace means:

Worry-free technology consistently delivering 99.9% uptime rate

Equitable and inclusive: Brightspace is accessible regardless of abilities, means, location, or device

Easy to scale: D2L has experience scaling schools, school districts, and more

Safe and secure: ISO 27001:2013 Certification and SOC 2 compliance

Mobile friendly: Brightspace is the only leading learning management platform designed for mobile

Access to hundreds of video tutorials designed to help administrators, instructors, and learners get the most out of Brightspace products and features.

Support is available 24x7x365

Learning Next Fall: The Hybrid Classroom

Calls for re-opening school buildings closed during the COVID-19 pandemic have increased, and provinces and school boards/districts are grappling with how to provide a great teaching and learning experience in the coming school year. In the current uncertainty, there is an opportunity to rethink what our education systems need in order to be resilient. Download this policy brief learn more about the hybrid learning model.

Hybrid Classroom Policy Brief

Guidelines from Gwinnett—Moving from blended to online learning

Listen to our recent webinar with Gwinnett County Public Schools (just outside of Atlanta, Georgia) to learn strategies on how to prepare teachers, students, parents, and administrations for the switch from blended to fully online learning.

Watch the webinar

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