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Michigan, 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.

Watch our recent webinar: Adjusting to the New Normal: How Michigan’s K-12 School Districts Have Adapted

Brightspace + Michigan

Michigan we are here to support you through back to school, D2L is more than just another educational technology company and Brightspace is more than just another LMS. Michigans’s K-12 schools and universities partner with D2L to leverage the Brightspace platform everyday to improve access to high-quality learning opportunities and student outcomes. For years now, schools in Michigan have trusted that D2L as their partner in teaching and learning. Our goal is to make sure that ALL Michigan students reach their fullest potential.

Learn about our work with Alpena Public Schools and Michigan Virtual School.

A New Door to the Classroom

The pandemic has exposed a major gap in plans for education continuity during a time of crisis.

Download the policy brief on Brightspace as a new door to the classroom

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What are the advantages to Brightspace for Michigan?

  • 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 takes privacy and security as well as accessibility seriously
  • Products designed to be accessible offline to empower learners with disabilities
  • Access to subscription training to enable teachers going from face-to-face teaching to online
  • And more!

Access to Brightspace means:

Worry-free technology with 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

Watch video about Brightspace for K-12

COVID-19 and Learning Continuity

Online learning allows for the continuation of learning and instruction in times of school closures. We know that health and safety is the first priority right now. We’re here to help as you work to fit educational continuity into your emergency response.

Learn more about COVID-19 and Learning Continuity

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

Related Resources

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Educator Webinars

Watch our recent and upcoming webinars

Register for upcoming webinars or view the webinar resources

 

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Brightspace Training

Brightspace Training

A detailed training plan that can help you get started with Brightspace

 

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VLE Training Resources

VLE training resource videos

Learn how the VLE can help you be more effective, engaging, and efficient

 

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Resources

Resources for Parents

A guide to Brightspace and supporting learning at home