Edsby develops high performance, cloud‐based software that blends social networking with class and student management. The Edsby LMS offers K‐12 school districts an array of online social learning tools–from gradebooks, attendance trackers, and parent‐teacher communication features to content management and social classroom interaction–connected to their existing student information systems. Edsby was founded in April 2010 by the original founders and architects of the FirstClass email and groupware product used widely in education. 

Edsby is one of many service partners part of the ORION Nebula, a value-added network of cloud and software services for Ontario’s research, education and innovation communities. Discover the benefits of the ORION Nebula:


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Edsby is a cloud‐based LMS software platform that enables schools to transform how their teachers, students, parents and administrators engage. Edsby integrates with the existing school/district IT infrastructure, such as student information systems to provide teachers with a highly integrated suite of class management features. Edsby enables students and parents to engage through the web, smartphone and tablet interfaces that provides them with comprehensive, timely school and class information.