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The Data You Want—The Way You Want It

CatchOn engages the entire leadership team in data-driven dialogues to spur action that gets results. Here’s how our transformative tool can help everyone in your district turn data into community-wide strategies.

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Explore the following use cases to learn how CatchOn improves app management for you and your team.
Using CatchOn
CatchOn utilizes the roster you upload to identify the campus, grade, course, and sections of a user, so keeping your roster updated is important for making sure your data is accurate. This is most true at the start of a new school year when there are changes in student grade levels as well as staff transitions. An easy way to keep your roster always up to date is by doing a regular SFTP Export from your SIS or utilizing CatchOn’s new OneRoster API connector. You can implement this using the instructions in the “Deploy CatchOn” section of our help content. As always, if you need assistance, please let your Customer Success Manager know, and they will be happy to schedule an appointment with you. You may have also heard the exciting news that the CatchOn Class-Level Module is now included in the standard CatchOn subscription. To obtain class and section-level data, a roster exported in the IMS Global OneRoster Format is required. If you are currently utilizing our Lite Rostering format and would like to transition to OneRoster, please let your Customer Success Manager know. Agents Districts across the country have purchased thousands of new devices to assist with eLearning this fall. CatchOn customers should make sure our agent is installed on the new devices before distributing them to students to ensure valuable data is captured. Most MDM setups should automatically include CatchOn based on how the agent was originally pushed out, but it never hurts to double check. The CatchOn team is available to assist with agent deployment if needed. Application Licenses For many of our CatchOn customers, July 1 is the renewal date for most of their education software purchases. To gather Return on Investment (ROI) and more detailed usage analytics in My Apps, these new licenses should be entered into CatchOn. For renewals, instead of editing your previous license and extending its expiration date, we recommend adding a new license. This allows you to see your renewal history for all of your apps inside of CatchOn. Approved Applications Last spring, CatchOn introduced the public facing approved applications site. This allows you to share with your stakeholders the applications you have vetted for student data privacy, academic rigor, and approved for usage in the district. Updating this list can be an easy way to make sure technology expectations are effectively communicated to teachers and families. Scheduled Reports We know that with the difficulties facing school and district leaders right now, remembering to log in to CatchOn can take a back seat. We do have automated email reports that can come weekly or monthly, giving you insight into application and device usage in your district. You can also send these reports to any email address you want, regardless of if they have a CatchOn account. Reports can be for the entire district or for specific campuses, so this is a great way to give principals information around device and application use for their teachers and students. You can set these up in the reports tab of CatchOn. Schedule a Data Review If you would like to discuss any of these points, need assistance, or would like training for new members of your team who would find the data in CatchOn useful, you can schedule a Data Review with your Customer Success Manager using the following links: • Schedule with Caitlyn • Schedule with Craig We are grateful for all of the hard work educators are putting in right now, and the CatchOn team is ready to support you however we can.
Features, How To, Using CatchOn
Download infographic data and key takeaways to help evaluate your remote and blended learning strategies.
EdTech
Here are four ways CatchOn empowers districts to most effectively manage remote and blended learning in the 21st century classroom
Using CatchOn
CatchOn, offers educators total visibility into their district’s technology use through an easy-to-use dashboard that can be customized to meet the varied demands of different roles in a district.
Features
When Santa Fe Public Schools decided to close, the district’s leaders quickly formulated a remote learning and professional development strategy to ensure students remained engaged and connected.
EdTech
CatchOn has created federal and state-specific guides that outline and summarize student data privacy laws and regulations.
EdTech
CatchOn has created federal and state-specific guides that outline and summarize student data privacy laws and regulations.
EdTech
Even in February, many school districts are beginning budget-planning conversations for the following school year. To make sure your district’s budget has room for the right technology tools, plan to spend some time inside of CatchOn to analyze usage, ROI, and alternative applications that can potentially be purchased at a lower price.
How To
Even in February, many school districts are beginning budget-planning conversations for the following school year. To make sure your district’s budget has room for the right technology tools, plan to spend some time inside of CatchOn to analyze usage, ROI, and alternative applications that can potentially be purchased at a lower price.
How To
In order to be truly effective, all education technology adopted in your school or district needs to meet a few simple but important criteria.
EdTech
Virginia Beach City Public Schools (VBCPS) began deploying its one-to-one (1:1) initiative five years ago. The district’s instructional and technology teams worked closely together to ensure teachers had the support and professional development required to ensure the initiative was a success. Now that the district has successfully made the digital leap, VBCPS leaders are asking themselves what’s next in terms of leveraging their online learning tools, devices, and data to further impact and enhance learning.
Customer Stories