Read Theory

Tool Name
Read Theory

Tool Description

Read Theory is an online tools designed to support student work with reading comprehension.

Tool URL
https://readtheory.org/
Privacy Policy
https://readtheory.org/welcome/privacyPolicy
Terms of Use
https://readtheory.org/welcome/termsAndConditions
Specific data collected
Other
Teachers can create student name display & login so it can be random and not connected to personal information.
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
YES: There is 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 accounts only

Teachers create student usernames and passwords or a class code for students. Students under 13 require parental consent. Students should not sign up with their rvschools gmail account.

Use form AF-180-D (Consent for Use of Non-Supported RVS Technologies)

 

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Boom Learning – Boom cards

Tool Name
Boom Learning – Boom cards

Tool Description

Interactive and customizable flash cards with ability to add voice description of desired performance task – key to young learners in a second language. Cards can be assigned to students and teachers can track students achievement on cards.

Tool URL
wow.boomlearning.com
Privacy Policy
wow.boomlearning.com/privacy
Terms of Use
wow.boomlearning.com/tos
Specific data collected
First 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 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 = Teacher created accounts only. 

You may add students to classrooms by either (1) sharing the classroom name and password with the student, who then creates a student username and password, or (2) adding the student manually and sharing the student’s username and password with the student. You provide us a student “nickname”, a short name by which you will recognize the student when reviewing progress reports. You will/shall/must provide us with the absolute least amount of personally identifiable information about students necessary to perform your role as an educator. First name, final initial only if needed. They suggest usernames and passwords for classrooms and students. You may change these to something easier to remember. 

Use form AF-180-D (Consent for Use of Non-Supported RVS Technologies)

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Journey 2050 School Edition (App, Web-based and Chrome Extension)

Tool Name
Journey 2050 School Edition

Tool Description

Sustainability game on farming for grade 7 Science plant unit.

Tool URL
www.journey2050.com
Privacy Policy
https://docs.google.com/gview?embedded=true&url=https://journey2050.wpengine.com/games/android/legal.pdf
Terms of Use
https://docs.google.com/gview?embedded=true&url=https://journey2050.wpengine.com/games/android/legal.pdf
Specific data collected
Legal name is optional – can use aliases.
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
YES: There is 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

Notes = See conditions below

Teachers can/should create accounts if they want to track progress but should not use student full names. Initials or nicknames only. Students can access the games with a teacher code and should not use their full name. Students under 13 cannot share any personal information without parental approval.

Use form AF-180-D (Consent for Use of Non-Supported RVS Technologies)

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Smarter Marks

Tool Name
SmarterMarks

Tool Description

SmarterMarks is a web based assessment tool which allows teachers to build an answer key that can mark multiple choice , numeric response and written response exams. With the increase cost of scantron sheets this is a more cost effective way to help with assessment.

Free for first 6 months.

Tool URL
https://smartermarks.com
Privacy Policy
https://smartermarks.com/privacyPolicy
Terms of Use
https://smartermarks.com/userAgreement
Specific data collected
In order to adhere to privacy rules teachers are asked to use only a first name and last initial for students.

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. SmarterMarks manages personal information in accordance with Alberta’s Personal Information Protection Act, FOIP and other applicable laws.

Student data source
Teacher

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

Auditing
NO: There is not 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 accounts only

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Litterati

Tool Name
Litterati

Tool Description

Online community using pictures of litter for building community identifying, mapping,
and collecting the world’s litter.

Tool URL
https://www.litterati.org/
Privacy Policy
https://www.litterati.org/privacy.php
Terms of Use
https://www.litterati.org/terms.php
Specific data collected
Email address, Other
user created username
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 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 = See conditions below:

Litterati can only be used by teachers in a teacher initiated account and teacher controlled. Students would not be permitted access to the account but teachers can post the images for them.

Students under 13 are not permitted to open accounts based on Litterati’s privacy policy. Students under 18 and over 13 must have parental permission to use the app.

Teachers should not be posting images of students or names.

Use forms AF-180-D (Consent for Use of Non-Supported RVS Technologies) and AP144-A  (Consent for Public Use of Student Images/Work)
Obtain parental permission

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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 = See conditions below:

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 forms AF-180-D (Consent for Use of Non-Supported RVS Technologies) and AP144-A  (Consent for Public Use of Student Images/Work) 

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