Meet Your Local School Technology Coordinator

Mrs. Bess

Jamarla Bess

770-736-3987 jamarla.bess@gcpsk12.org

Feedback from Tech Table Talk #2

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  • All About the Vue: Student Vue & Parent Vue

    September 23, 2021 Presentation 

  • Hidden Resources in eCLASS

    What's hiding in eCLASS?

    6th Grade Portal (Social Studies is the Pilot textbook)

    7th Grade Portal (Social Studies is the Pilot textbook)

    8th Grade Portal (DeltaMath is available) (Social Studies is the Pilot textbook)

    Google Workspace for Education

    • The location where students can create documents, spreadsheets, presentations, maps, surveys, or websites.

    • Students can access a massive amount of Google Apps including Google Classroom.

    • Students no longer need flash drives as long as they use their Google Drive. 

    • Does your child have difficulties using any of the Google apps or how to submit assignments, post discussions, or take quizzes on your teacher's eCLASS course page? Make sure you go to eCLASS and click on the Student Help Guide widget below the Shiloh banner.

    Microsoft 365 

    • Microsoft has the ability to be downloaded onto 5 devices, but will only work if the student is logged in via eCLASS.

    • Presentation Coach is great for students to use if they need help preparing for a presentation. Check out this video to see how it works.

    • Translation options are the best out there.

    • Immersive Reader across all applications in Microsoft is helpful for our population who have challenges with reading. 

    Amplify 

    • Multi-year acceleration program made available to all students.

    • Strategic support for students with learning loss in reading.

    • All students have access through the student portal, but only some classes utilize based upon their coding (Reading Specials or ESOL)

    • To maximize student learning time, if students say they don't have homework, have them to log in to Amplify Reading 6-8 for 20-30 minutes and they interact with close reading skills and practice. 

    iReady 

    • Multi-year acceleration program made available to all students.

    • Lessons are geared to covering skill gaps for the individual student based upon their diagnostic screener.

    • The math department has administered the diagnostic screener and does allow time for students to complete skills practice during small group times throughout the week.

    • All students have access through the student portal.

    • To maximize student learning, have students log on to iReady and complete 30 minutes of skills practice. Work with them as they listen to the hands-on tutorial. 

    Delta Math (8th grade only) 

    • Multi-year acceleration program made available to all students.

    • Lessons are geared to offering scaffolded high school mathematic concepts. 

    • All 8th-grade students have access through the student portal.

    Parent Tech Table Talk #2 (Hidden Resources in eClass) Survey Link