Inspiring and Equipping Students in the Global Classroom
Fort Bend ISD supports learning anytime from anywhere. At-home learning is critical, especially during this time when regular school routines are not in effect. Check out the following links for information, tools, and experiences that support continued learning for students.
Good Digital Citizenship
With Fort Bend ISD launching online learning, it is more important than ever that students continue to uphold the high standards of the District by exhibiting good digital citizenship.
- Online Learning Support for Students
- Schoology: Student Login Instructions
- Schoology: Parent Login Instructions
- Schoology: Help Center
- Schoology: Conference Video
- Schoology Basics
- Schoology--Hướng dẫn Nhập môn về Schoology cho Học sinh (Vietnamese)
- Schoology--Öğrenciler için Schoology Temelleri (Turkish)
- Schoology--Conocimientos Básicos de Schoology para Alumnos (Spanish)
- Schoology--基础-学生版 (Chinese--Mandarin)
- Schoology--أساسيات Schoology للطلاب(Arabic)
Important Schoology Information
"When submitting assignments, what file types does Schoology support?"
For text-based assigments, Schoology natively supports:
Mac OS/iOS Users: Apple Pages (*.pages) files are not currently supported. Please export Apple Pages documents as PDF to ensure your assignments are accessible to your teacher.
"Is the Conferences app supported on the Schoology iOS app?"
"No, if you need to access Conferences on a mobile device or tablet, you should use Schoology in a mobile browser.” How to use the Conferences App
Support for Mobile Devices
BigBlueButton runs within the default Chrome browser (no app to install) on Android 6.0+. You can test this at https://demo.bigbluebutton.org/ All the features of BigBlueButton are available on Android except screen sharing (Chrome does not support screen sharing on Android).
BigBlueButton runs within the default Safari Mobile browser (no app to install) on iOS 12.2+. You can test this at BigBlueButton runs within the default Chrome browser (no app to install) on Android 6.0+. You can test this at https://demo.bigbluebutton.org/.
All the features of BigBlueButton are available on iOS except screen sharing (Safari Mobile does not support screen sharing on iOS).” http://docs.bigbluebutton.org/support/faq.html#support-for-mobile-devices
Zoom 5.0 Mandatory Update
Zoom 5.0, the latest version of the Zoom Cloud Meetings software has been released. This update includes a host of new features as well as some important security upgrades and, as a result, has been deemed a mandatory update by Zoom. If your family uses the Zoom application to participate in any online instruction or engagement, please update your Zoom application before May 30, 2020 to avoid any unnecessary interruptions. Please find device-specific update instructions at one of the links below.
If you do not use Zoom for online instruction or personal use, no additional action is required.
For more information about Zoom 5.0, including a list of new features, please visit http://zoom.us/docs/en-us/zoom-v5-0.html