• TO DO AT BEGIN YEAR:

    1. When you first get back to your computer after summer imaging-Do This. 
    2. Digital Citizenship Week: Ready your lessons.
    3. Classlink: Sign in, Connect Your Google & 365 Accounts, Check Apps. (review located in "For Your Students" below, on this webpage)
    4. Classroom Tech: Make sure it is working. (includes videos on using both projector and panel classrom tech) Be sure your network wall plates are accessible and all technology (including towers) and wiring are off the floor. Be familiar with your technology set up in your classroom and how it plugs in. 
    5. Gmail: Forward to your Outlook email.
    6. Google: Login. Locate your Google Drive. Know how to share & edit documents. (Google accounts: login@student.mtnbrook..k12.al.us with network password)
    7. Hapara: Know your Google Chrome Manager (grades 4-6)
    8. IT Direct: Sign in and enter an IT--even if you say THIS IS Just PRACTICE.  
    9. MBS App: Sign in & make sure you've added your text & email for school communication.
    10. Microsoft 365: Sign in through Classlink. Locate your one Drive. Know how to share & edit documents. (Login: network username & password)
    11. Parent Contact Group in Outlook: Create it.
    12. Purchase Tech Items for your Classroom.
    13. Student Logins: Will be added soon to r/staff/student logins - Have each student sign in on his/her Chromebook to check to make sure they work. 
    14. Sub Plan Class Tech Instructions: Create & Put in Sub Plans. (Find/Share your edited copy with other teachers in Cougar Drive/SubTech folder.)
    15. Voicemail: Setup. Know how to check & delete.
    16. Webpage: Update your Section (new editing view/more info from Blackboard) Remember your bio is to be 3rd person, professional.
    17. Schoology -  You can predesign student work in your Sandbox course and later move over content to your Powerschool synced courses with students. If you backed up resources, you can also pull from your resources into your synced course. Keep in mind that any Google activities you add will have to be added in your actual course by you, even if the activity was shared to your resources by you or another teacher, the actual Google file will have to be in your Google Drive added by you. To review training and on-going helps and hints for Schoology, be sure to visit the training course in Schoology. If you need the access code to join the course, see your coordinator.
    18. PowerTeacherPro - Grade K-6, grade level, classroom teachers, sign in & know how to take attendance and use your Gradebook.
    19. See below for items to share with your students: Tech Policy, Device Usage, DLCS Curriculum Standards. Be sure your students know it is very important that they not peel off any of the school labels on their Chromebook and charger.