Nimbus offers a safe, collaborative learning community for teachers, students and parents. Designed specifically for K-12 education, Nimbus supports the sharing of rich and engaging resources between teachers, teachers and students, and teachers and parents. And you'll have the control you need to protect students while they learn. So parents can feel confident that their child’s virtual learning experience is safe.
Features and Benefits
Nimbus extends learning beyond the walls of the classroom and includes built-in security features like profanity filters, user activity logs, and role-based permission controls that keep all your district’s users safe and protected. And Nimbus supports professional learning communities too, so teachers can share and learn from each other.
Nimbus promotes 21st century learning skills:
- Critical thinking and problem solving
- Creativity and innovation
Secure collaboration and file sharing
Students, teachers and parents can work collaboratively, participate in discussion groups and blogs, and share files that can only be accessed by members of the group.
Safe school and community networks
Nimbus offers social, community and instructional capabilities for students, teachers and parents, so you can provide a safe online experience for everyone who participates using Web 2.0 tools like blogs, podcasts and RSS feeds.
Professional learning communities
Teachers can network anytime, anywhere to explore opportunities to develop professionally, share best practices, discuss classroom techniques, and learn from each other how to improve student achievement.
Learning without borders
Teacher Sue Anderson relates the experiences she and her high school social studies class encountered during their pilot of the Schoolwires Greenleaf program at State College Area School District.
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Schoolwires® developed Nimbus to aid teachers as they model and apply the five ISTE National Educational Technology Standards and Performance Indicators for Teachers. To explore this model in action modeling the ISTE NETS, see our Greenleaf program.