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Free and Discounted Ed Tech Tools for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Pandemic — Campus Technology

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Updated: Free and Discounted Ed Tech Tools for Online Learning During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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(Updated July 24, 2020; originally published March 16, 2020) As more and more colleges and universities have shut down their campuses in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19, education technology companies have stepped forward to help move student learning to the virtual realm. Some companies are making their paid services free through the rest of the school year; others are lifting limits to services and/or adding premium features to what’s free. The following list will be updated regularly as announcements are made. (If you know of a company that should be included on this list, please send details to [email protected].) 

The Academy of Art University is hosting a free series of online events, including guest experts in art and design speaking through Zoom, movie

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Free web design offered to aid small businesses struggling during pandemic

A Houston-area software development company is offering to create more than 100 free websites for businesses who need an online presence to stay alive during the coronavirus crisis.

Snaju, which normally operates a now-empty office across from NASA’s Johnson Space Center, is offering a total of $25,000 in grants for simple, one-page websites to give small companies a fighting chance, said co-founder Zackary Pedersen.

“We’re a small business ourselves, it came naturally to us,” Pedersen said. “And I was in the Boy Scouts, so I like helping people. This is a way a company like ours can help.”

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Airbus DS Houston and Oceaneering are among its bigger clients, Pedersen said. He is a second-generation software engineer – he and his father started Snaju when he was in high school.

The aim of the grant program is to provide

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