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Getting Connected Online

Learning at home: getting connected online

Browse ways to get homes and students connected.

Tech Considerations for Schools

  • Focus on what your teachers are already using.
  • Consider the bandwidth availability in your community.
  • Consider tech and non-tech support for students without meaningful access at home.
  • Help students connect. This may be an isolating time for them.

Security Considerations for Schools

Free Internet

Comcast is offering free internet to households within its service area who need it during the COVID-19 outbreak. The company is taking immediate steps to help connect low-income families to the Internet at home.

New Internet Essentials customers will receive two free months of Internet service, which is available to all qualified low-income households for $9.95/month plus tax. Apply by April 30, 2020.

Other connectivity resources for families and students.

Online chats

  • Adobe Connect Fully-featured with lots of options for meeting students online
  • Google Hangouts Video conferencing (chats max. of 10-15 people)
  • Nepris Bring experts into your classes
  • Skype Video conferencing
  • Unhangouts Gather in the virtual lobby and then join a hangout

Virtual Classrooms/Meetings

Infographics - Presentation

Analyzing Data for Use by Students 

Analyzing Data for Use by Teachers

External Organizations

This list does not comprehensively cover all external organizations in the state of Colorado.The details provided regarding external organizations are provided for information only. The Colorado Department of Education does not endorse, represent, or warrant the accuracy or reliability of any of the information, content, services, or other materials provided by these educational service providers. Any reliance upon any information, content, materials, products, services, or vendors included on or found through this listing shall be at the user's sole risk.