Epic!

Tool Name
Epic!

Tool Description

Leading streaming service for children’s books and other content in your classroom.

Tool URL
https://www.getepic.com
Privacy Policy
https://www.getepic.com/privacy-educators
Terms of Use
https://www.getepic.com/tos
Specific data collected
First Name, Last Name

Use of collected information
Yes: The collection of information is limited to that which is needed for the identified purpose. The host site does not collect any extra information for other possible uses.

Student data source
Teacher

Advertising
NO: There is no third party advertising listed in the websites terms of service

Auditing
YES: There is a way to track (audit) student use of this tool.

Privacy and Security
YES: The privacy policy has been checked to ensure that privacy and security requirements are met by the tool.

Review committee information

Tool status = Accepted with Conditions

Notes =

Although the app has in-app purchases (not recommended) teachers have free accounts.

Teacher should create a class account (this can be done on the website) and put in a student first name and last initial (or nicknames). Teachers do not need to put in parent emails at this time. Teachers can give students a pin number to access or use the code generated by Epic.

Do not use Google Classroom feature at this time.  Create a class roster and upload it.

Use form: AF180-D

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Flipgrid

Tool Name
Flipgrid

Tool Description

Flipgrid is the leading video discussion platform for millions of PreK to PhD educators, students, and families in 180+ countries. Create a Grid community for your classroom, school, PLC, #GridPals, families, and more!

Tool URL
https://flipgrid.com/
Privacy Policy
https://legal.flipgrid.com/privacy.html
Terms of Use
https://legal.flipgrid.com/terms-of-use.html
Specific data collected
Teacher First Name, Last Name

Use of collected information
No: The collection of information is not limited to that which is needed for the identified purposes. The host site may or does collect extra information for other possible uses.

Student data source
Teacher

Advertising
NO: There is no third party advertising listed in the websites terms of service

Auditing
YES: There is a way to track (audit) student use of this tool.

Privacy and Security
Yes: The privacy policy has been checked to ensure that privacy and security requirements are met by the tool.

Review committee information

Tool status = Accepted with Conditions 

Notes =

Teacher created accounts only. Teacher created class lists with first name and last initial or nicknames is recommended.

Students access the grids via a QRcode or predetermined code or link. Please read FlipGrid Dos and Donts https://static.flipgrid.com/docs/Flipgrid_dos_donts.pdf 

Don’t forget forms AF-180-D and AP144-A

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Book Creator (iPad and Chrome App)

Tool Name
Book Creator (iPad and Chrome App)

Tool Description

Allows students to create their own ebooks or comics to showcase learning or sharing. Allows for differentiation by using voice recording, typing, and use of images or photos. The teacher will first create an account using their Google email. When students log in with their Google email, they will then connect to their teacher’s library using a code given by the teacher. Students have more limited abilities, and are unable to publish books to online. A teacher account provides 40 free books, additional books can be purchased.

Tool URL

Book Creator – the simple way to create beautiful ebooks

Privacy Policy

Privacy policy

Terms of Use

Terms of service

Specific data collected
First Name, Last Name, Email address, Other
School, password, information that students choose to upload into their books
Use of collected information
Yes: The collection of information is limited to that which is needed for the identified purpose. The host site does not collect any extra information for other possible uses.

Student data source
Student

Advertising
NO: There is not third party advertising listed in the websites terms of service

Auditing
YES: There is a way to track (audit) student use of this tool.

Privacy and Security
YES: The privacy policy has been checked to ensure that privacy and security requirements are met by the tool.

Review committee information

Tool status = Accepted with Conditions

Notes =

The teacher will first create an account using their Google email. When students log in with their Google email, they will then connect to their teacher’s library using a code given by the teacher. Don’t forget form AF 180-D

 

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