Category: Tool Bits

Common Sense Education & Digital Citizenship

One of Issaquah School District’s core tools, Common Sense Education, is being continually developed in efforts to address the growing presence of social media and news media in the lives of students. One of the new priorities of Common Sense Education is to help students understand that they are not just responsible for themselves online, ...

Share Documents and Folders With OneDrive

OneDrive makes it easy to share documents with other staff and students for collaboration or just to look at. With OneDrive, you no longer have to store documents and files on the network, and can get to them from any device connected to the internet. And, if you choose to collaborate using OneDrive, you can ...

Introducing Tool Bits

This week, we are starting a new (and hopefully useful) type of post here on The BNP. We are calling them Tool Bits. Tool Bits will be short, bite-size posts that detail how to use a tech tool. These won't tell you all the ways you can use the tool, instead we will focus on ...

Code.org and Clever for K-5 Students

Issaquah students using Clever will have access to their Code.org account without another log-on to remember, and teachers no longer have to add each student to their sections name by name. When you set up your sections, in just a few clicks, your roster of students set up in Clever is automatically added to the ...

Use Seesaw In Your Classroom This Year

Beginning this year, all elementary schools in the Issaquah School district will have access to Seesaw for Schools! Seesaw gives students creative tools to capture and reflect on their learning - in real time. It’s easy to use and makes it simple to collect student work in one place and share with families. With Seesaw ...

Microsoft Teams

What is Teams? Teams is a digital platform within Office 365 that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. It enables teachers to create collaborative, paperless classrooms and also can be used to create professional learning communities. You already have access to the tools through ISD's Office 365 account. What does Teams Do? ...

Actively Learn as an Adaptive Technology

How the Use of Actively Learn Can Help Differentiate Instruction and Assist Students with Learning Disabilities  Teachers are asked to differentiate their instruction to respond to the needs and differences represented by the student population in their classroom. Time constraints and large classroom sizes make the implementation of differentiated instruction very difficult, especially when considering that general education teachers are asked ...

Using OneDrive

OneDrive is a cloud based storage solution offered as part of our Office 365 subscription. It can be a powerful tool for organizing and syncing all of your work and resources. However, users need to set it up properly. Use the guide below to get started using OneDrive.

Office 365

What Is Office 365? Office 365 is Microsoft's subscription based service that gives users access to the familiar, desktop office applications through the web browser, and access to it's cloud storage solution: OneDrive for Business. Issaquah staff and 6-12 students all have Office 365 accounts through Issaquah School District. This means that staff and students ...