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About inBloom

Overview of the company's history, mission, value proposition, services and our commitment to privacy and security.

Recently misconceptions have been propagated regarding the inBloom mission. Some are simple misunderstandings — ideas that develop in the course of learning about inBloom. Other may have stemmed from purposeful attempts to misrepresent our services and undermine the public's understanding of our mission. Whatever their source, being aware of inaccurate preconceptions can help aleviate concerns and avoid reinforcing such misconceptions.  Learn more by reading inBloom Myths vs. Facts.

API & Developer Docs

Guide to working with inBloom API for teams undertaking application software and system procurement

Medium-sized sample data set for inBloom Sandbox testing.

Small-sized sample data set for inBloom Sandbox testing.

Applications

Guide to working with inBloom Manager and dashboard integration and customization for teams undertaking solution implementation services procurement

Focus group results, including input from more than 800 educators and school administrators on application ideas for the marketplace.

Template for developer teams presenting applications at inBloom camp and codeathon events.

Template for developer teams presenting applications at inBloom camp and codeathon events.

Camp Application Bounty Guidelines for teams presenting applications at inBloom camp and codeathon events.

Camp Concept Bounty Guidelines for teams presenting applications at inBloom camp and codeathon events.

Content & Learning Registry Index

Outline of specifications for alignment of applications with the LRMI, a common vocabulary for describing learning resources inBloom.

Guide to understanding the content-oriented technical components from inBloom.

Approaches for working with the Learning Registry Index (LRI), formerly known as inBloom Index, for teams undertaking application software and system procurement.

Developer's guide to the Learning Registry Index (LRI) data model and API reference.

Data Management

Approaches for integrating with inBloom for education teams undertaking application software and system procurement

Overview of the technical foundation of the inBloom technology and of the Ed-Fi data specification, based on the Common Education Data Standards (CEDS).

This document provides an overview of the XML schemas which describe education data, and the data ingestion file formats and procedures for uploading and ingesting data into the inBloom Data Store.

In order to validate and aid in construction of data sets to be loaded to the inBloom Sandbox via the Bulk Data Ingestion process, you will need the set of XML Schemas (XSDs) for Interchanges, as well as the inBloom Extension Schema. These schemas are to be used in conjunction with the Ed-Fi v1.0.03 core schema, which is available separately as a download from the Ed-Fi web site.

Personalized Learning

Overview of teaching and learning practices and structures that will prepare today’s students to master cognitive and social learning.

Overview of the barriers to scaling the next-generation learning models with recommendations for how to address those challenges

Privacy & Security

Guidance on how inBloom will implement identity integration with states and districts, how users and applications are authenticated and authorized, and user roles, for use by teams undertaking application software and system procurement.

How inBloom (formerly SLC) works with FERPA in the treatment and protection of personally identifiable information.”

inBloom was invited to participate in a hearing with the New York State Assembly on Friday, February 28, 2014. Board member Peggy Brookins, along with SVP of Services Jat Pannu and Chief Privacy Officer Virginia Bartlett shared this written testimony with the legislators, media and interested attendees.

Technical Solution Overview

Overview of the inBloom Products and Services.

The purpose of this document is to provide states and districts that are interested in adopting inBloom technologies with examples of language that may be included in any upcoming requests for proposals (RFPs).

A self-discovery guide to inBloom documentation for new states and districts.