BISD reopening plan for the 2020-2021 Academic Year

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At-Home Learning Resources
-BISD @Home
Parents and Guardians
• Students Resources
Teachers Resources
Distribution Information
 
BISD Reopening Page


 

 















































































































Technology Resources for Educators
Getting Started Guide | ​Creating a Google Classroom |
How-To- Distance Teach Tutorials | ​Hoonuit - Google Classroom | Google Help Center

Google Cheat Sheet - StudentTeacher

Materials for entry level or teachers that are transitioning to teaching remotely or have never used tech before:

• Getting started with Google for Education course. Will get a certificate of completion stating that they've completed the series.
• Enabling Distance Learning, consists of 7 modules designed to support “level 0” educators transitioning to teaching remotely.
• For quick, entry-level support on G Suite tools and distance learning concepts , see: Teach from Home

For in-depth support and training on distance learning:
• How to utilize G Suite and Chrome tools to accomplish this type of teaching & learning see: Google's COVID-19 Edu Resource Page.
• Creating Interactive Video Lessons with G Suite (on demand webinar, they just need to register to access the content).
• Enabling Distance Learning using Meet
New to Ipad?
Physical Aspect of Ipad
Ipad User Guide
Learning Apps
Apple Teacher
Ipad for Education

*Virtual one-on-one coaching sessions with Apple Professional Learning specialists are available for free to help educators hone their approach to online student learning and workflows. Send an email to appleprofessionallearning@apple.com to request a virtual coaching session.






Schoology
New to Schoology? Learn the Basics for Online Learning

Schoology Resources
-Learn Online, Training Videos, Classrooms Tips and more!




 








We ask for your assistance. Please be vigilant about what your children bring to school on their person, in backpacks, or in vehicles. Items such as toy guns, toy knives, lighters and other contraband are prohibited and will be taken seriously.
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The best source for information regarding school closures is the district’s School Messenger system, BISD’s mobile app, KBSD TV, www.bisd.us, our social media accounts, and local television and radio stations.
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High School . . 8:50 AM - 4:00 PM
Middle School . 7:40 AM - 2:50 PM
Elementary . . . .8:05 AM - 3:15 PM
Pre-K . . . . . . . . 8:05 AM - 3:15 PM
Admin. Office . . 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
The District's system is provided on an areas is, as available basis. The District does not make any warranties, whether expressed or implied, including, without limitation, those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose with respect to any services provided by the system and any information or software contained therein. The District does not warrant that the functions or services performed by, or that the information or software contained on the system will meet the system will meet the system requirements, or that the system will be uninterrupted or error free, or that defects will be corrected. Opinions, advice, services, and all other information expressed by system users, information providers, service providers, or other third-party individuals in the system are those of the providers and not the District.
Access to the District's electronic communications system is a privilege, not a right. All users shall be required to acknowledge receipt and understanding of all administrative regulations governing use of the system and shall agree in writing to allow monitoring of their use and to comply with such regulations and guidelines. Noncompliance may result in suspension of access or termination of privileges and other disciplinary action consistent with District policies. [See DH, FN series, FO series, and the Student Code of Conduct] Violations of law may result in criminal prosecution as well as disciplinary action by the District. The District will maintain a website for the purpose of informing employees, students, parents, and members of the community of programs, policies, and practices. Electronic communications also include the District's webserver. The District's webserver houses http://www.bisd.us which is the district's main page (homepage). It is the duty and responsibility of all departments and campuses to update and maintain their individual Web sites related to the homepage.
Requests for publication of information on the District website must be directed to the district's Public Information Administrator. It is also the duty of the office of Public Information to successfully maintain the portion of the main page that directly relates to the news, announcements, current events, and information and to change the pictures and captions. It is the duty and responsibility of all departments and campuses to update and maintain their individual websites. It is imperative that department or campus administration be responsible for the content provided to make sure that it meets the guidelines set forth in the Acceptable Use Policy and Improper Use of the Computer System. No commercial advertising will be permitted on a website controlled by the District.