Frequently asked questions

Tech for Learners is a project by the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) and our partner organizations to support to those involved in education at all levels and from all communities as they scale up capabilities for online learning.

As schools, districts, states, universities, and the workforce around the globe confront challenges related to the outbreak of COVID-19, education technology stakeholders are coming together to help educators and the workforce navigate these new frontiers.

Go to the products and services page and search based on criteria. A list of results appear for you to select and learn more about each one.

Each company is offering different access to their tools and resources. Search to find a product that may meet your needs and then see if the company is offering their product for free or a reduced rate.

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National organizations are working hard to ensure you have everything you need at your fingertips to keep learning and working. These organizations provide additional resources, professional learning, and tools for schools, districts, states, universities, the workforce. Please check out the various organizations and what tools and services each has created.

Please have the company complete the form. We are constantly adding new products.

Please reach out to techforlearners@siia.net.

Each school, district, state, university, and workplace will need to determine if a product or service meets their specific needs.

The products listed on this page are not endorsed or evaluated by the U.S. Government, the Software & Information Industry Association, or by any partners listed on the page. Educators should review individual products to ensure the products meet local, state, and federal requirements for student data privacy and accessibility.

For more information on privacy, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s privacy website: https://studentprivacy.ed.gov/.

For more information on accessibility, please visit the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services website: https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/osers/index.html.

For information about the coronavirus 2019 (COVID 2019), please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: https://www.cdc.gov/.

Synchronous means that all of the learners need to be online at the same time or complete work in a given timeframe. For example, a teacher may be leading a class discussion where all learners participate via video or a teacher is instructing learners in real time. Asynchronous means that the learners do not need to be online at the same time in order to complete their work.

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The products listed on this page are not endorsed or evaluated by the Software & Information Industry Association, the U.S. Government, or by any partners listed on the page.