Presentation on theme: "What is Brightspace? Eric Ferguson, Director of CTE and Instructional Technology bellevue school district 12111 NE 1st Street Bellevue, WA 98005 PHONE:"— Presentation transcript:
1 What is Brightspace?Eric Ferguson, Director of CTE and Instructional Technologybellevue school district12111 NE 1st StreetBellevue, WA 98005PHONE: | FAX: | Bellevue School District Mission: To provide all students with an exemplary college preparatory education so they can succeed in college, career and life.
2 What is Brightspace? Learning Resource Management system - LRM Single place teachers, students and families can go to find out about BSD curriculumWhy now?We needed to move from Global Scholar to a new platform and Brightspace was the best choice.Who can access?Only BSD teachers and students.Parents need to access the site using their child’s username and password
3 How to access the siteGo to and look at the top of any page to see quick links to the popular sites.
4 The username is the student's network login of s- and the student's last name and first initial. For example, Jane Doe would use: s-doejJohn Doe would use: s-doejoIf you do not know your Username- Contact your office manager or classroom teacher.At the Secondary level, the password is whatever the student has chosen to be their password.At the Elementary Level, the password is s# and the student's ID. For example, s#123456
5 What is there? School information Course information Calendar Dropbox TasksNews feedsDiscussion boards
6 Course InformationCourse Syllabus and Overview are posted on BrightspaceThe district curriculum is on Brightspace
7 Newsfeed Check my newsfeed often to find: Class Updates Assignments HandoutsOnline book informationUpcoming events
8 Calendar Events are posted on the Brightspace Calendar If your student is absent please check the calendar to get homework that was assignedYou can export this calendar to Outlook or Gmail.
9 TasksEach day students are provided with a list of tasks to add to BrightspaceThis is a way we are helping students to stay organizedWhen they finish the task they can check it off
10 DiscussionsWe will occasionally be participating in course discussionsStudents will sometimes do this in class and other times have to do it at homeThey may also be asked to respond to a discussion