This ITLMS site lists and explains all the digital resources available to students and teachers, including BrainPOP, netTrekker, Discovery Education, Google Apps and many more. (Look under "Tools" on the right hand column). It also explains eWise: a learning process model for student inquiry and research that can be used across all WCPSS schools.
The Effective Teaching Framework (ETF) is a WCPSS initiative established to provide educators with resources and tools to be effective in the classroom with the goal of increasing student learning. It will provide a common vocabulary and common areas of performance that effective teachers in the WCPSS will demonstrate. A copy of The Skillful Teacher, which is the foundation for this website is in the Media Center.
This resource was created by our school Teacher Leader Corps. It contains the Technology Integration Matrix (TIM), Classroom management tools, the DSAP Resource Model, and Copyright.
Online virtual library. Teacher log-in: username: first part of email; password: employee ID (with leading zeroes); group username: wcpss
Student log-in: username: wcp+student ID; password: student ID; group username: wcpss
You may search Destiny from any computer, on or off campus. If you choose to log in as a teacher, you can create and keep your own resource lists for future use. Click on "Login." Username: school number+Lotus login name. Password: school number+employee id number. In addition to the book search function, try WebPath Express for a school-age appropriate website search engine.
Digital media for the classroom. Staff log in: username: wcpss+six-digit staff ID; password: staff ID (minus leading zeros). Student log in: username: wcp+student ID; password: student ID
From Technology Services website: "VoiceThread is a secure, web-based tool which allows users to create collaborative, multimedia slide shows that include images, documents and videos. Shared VoiceThreads allow people to navigate slides and leave comments using voice, text, audio file or video." Staff log in: username: wcpss+staff ID (minus leading zeros); password: staff ID (minus leading zeros). Student log in: username: wcp+student ID; password: student ID
WCPSS Google Apps provides the ability for staff to store files and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time from school or home within a “closed campus” online environment. Google accounts for students are not yet available. Create a wcpss Google apps account in order to sign up for Computer Lab time. Click here for more information. Username: wcpss e-mail address; initial password: 6 digit wcpss ID number (leading zeros if necessary)
MackinVia is a digital resource management system providing easy access to eBooks, databases and videos. With just one login, users can view, utilize, and manage all of their digital resources. Further, MackinVIA allows simultaneous, unlimited access to multiple users and is mobile friendly. Since we have only started up our MackinVia (October 2016), there is not much content in it yet, but keep an eye on it as we will be obtaining more resources. To log in - start typing Green Elementary, scroll down the drop menu until you see Green Elementary Raleigh, NC. Username and password are both employee number for teachers, and student id number for students.
A WCPSS Wiki from Instruction Technology Media Services to help teachers incorporate technology tools.