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District-Wide Software & Programs

SchoolCheck IN
  • designed to check in & check out volunteers, visitors, students, faculty, staff and substitutes
PowerSchool
Georgia LDS
  • Longitudinal Data System accessed from within PowerSchool portal
  • access student data
  • gateway to Teacher Resource Link (TRL), Growth Model, GOFAR, Professional Development, Learning Object Repository (LOR), etc.
Moodle
  • software package for producing Internet-based courses and web sites
  • courses that contain activities and resources
  • forums, glossaries, wikis, assignments, quizzes, choices (polls), scorm players, databases, etc.
  • blogs, messaging, participant lists, etc., as well as useful tools like grading, reports
  • users' course: Using Moodle
AdvancED
  • advancing education excellence through accreditation and school improvement
  • provides a national and international voice to inform and influence policy and practice on issues related to education quality
  • clear and comprehensive program of evaluation and external review
GaDOE Teacher and Leader Effectiveness System
  • TKES / LKES
  • teacher and leader evaluation platform
  • built by TrueNorthLogic
Google Apps for Ed
  • student and employee email
  • district & school web pages
  • student, faculty, & staff access to Google's line of products specifically designed for the educational setting: Classroom, Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Sites, etc.
SpiceWorks
  • submit tickets for broken equipment, ink refills, other technology issues
  • login is entire email address
Microsoft Office 2010 Suite

*pre-installed on computers
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft InfoPath Designer
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Microsoft InfoPath Filler
  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft OneNote
  • Microsoft Office 2010 Tools
Doc e Fill
  • complete electronic forms on the Web and easily route them to other users for review
  • ability to view the life cycle of a document at any stage, improving accountability and eliminating multiple, mismatching streams of communication
Maps101
  • supplements and compliments traditional history, social studies and geography curriculum materials
  • web-based interactive database of teacher lesson plans, geography tools, online learning games, dynamic interactive map modules
  • over 4,000 viewable and printable history, thematic, reference, outline, current events and animated maps
  • search by Common Core standards to find aligned materials
  • Spanish language materials available
Renaissance Place
Renaissance Home Connect
AR Book Finder
  • searches for Accelerated Reader books (free online tool)
  • helps find a book's AR Quiz Number

Destiny Quest (from home)
Destiny Quest (from school)

by Follett

  • K-12 student-friendly library searching interface
  • helps students and teachers find, share and use print, digital and media resources
BrainPOP

*English & Spanish
  • creates animated, curricular content
  • mapped to Common Core, aligned to academic standards, and searchable
  • includes movies, quizzes, games, mobile apps, experiments, activity pages, etc.
  • covers Math, Science, Social Studies, English, Technology, Arts & Music, and Health
World Book Kids
  • reference Web site developed especially for young students
  • simple navigation, easy-to-read articles, thousands of illustrations, videos, comparison tools, engaging games and activities
World Book Student
  • includes all the articles from the print versions of the World Book Encyclopedia, plus thousands of additional articles, learning resources, and research tools
  • tailored for students in elementary and middle schools
World Book Advanced
  • reference tool includes encyclopedia, multimedia, e-book, & primary source databases
  • tailored for the needs and skills of students in grades 8 and up
Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos
  • beginner’s Spanish language reference tool
  • editorial content, rich media, and engaging features in Spanish
IXL
  • comprehensive, standards-aligned math program
  • unlimited practice in thousands of skills
  • students can access it from school and from home 
MyAccess Writing
  • interactive interface that provides them with more than 1,300 writing topics in math, science, language arts, and social studies that are aligned to state or common core standards
  • timely, data-driven decisions for successful differentiated instruction and motivation for students to write more frequently by providing them with immediate feedback
  • instantly presents the student with a holistic score as well as scores in each of the standard domains of writing
  • students also receive immediate, detailed, and developmentally appropriate prescriptive feedback
  • gives ELL and ESL students the opportunity to improve their English writing proficiency by receiving feedback in their native languages
United Streaming

(by Discovery Education)
  • integrate technology, meet the needs of diverse learners, and accomplish the objectives of any lesson
  • clip art, photos, quizzes on a variety of topics (can build your own)
  • quizzes can be printed or taken on-line
  • search results in videos, video clips, images, articles, and calendar events
GALILEO
  • stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
  • is an online library portal to authoritative, subscription-only information that isn’t available through free search engines or Web directories
  • includes the University System of Georgia, the Technical College System of Georgia, K-12 schools, public libraries, and a group of private academic colleges and universities
GALILEO Kids
  • stands for GeorgiA LIbrary LEarning Online, an initiative of the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia
  • provides kid-friendly databases of full-text magazines and reference sources
  • chosen resources to simplify the use of GALILEO for younger students (intended for grades 3-8)
Rosetta Stone
  • available through Title I for ESOL

RCHS Software & Programs

Adobe Premium CS6 Design & Web Premium

*pre-installed on computers
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Media Encoder
  • Adobe Flash Pro
  • Adobe Photoshop
ABC-CLIO
  • focus is on curriculum and reference materials, as well as professional development for librarians in secondary education, higher education, and public libraries
  • offers four well-respected imprints that provide high-quality, authoritative online resources, books, eBooks, and magazines on topics spanning the social sciences, humanities, and professional librarianship
  • publishing programs in American and world history and government, military history, popular culture, multiculturalism and diversity, religion and mythology, contemporary issues,  heath and wellness, business, and psychology
USA Test Prep
  • designed to help high school and middle school students understand their state's required standards and prepare them for high-stakes, standardized tests
  • helps teachers and students prepare for Graduation Exams, Grade-Level Tests and End-of-Course Assessments
APEX Learning
  • used for credit recovery, enrichment, & in alternative school
  • engages students in coursework that prepares them for college and work
  • helps teachers effectively differentiate instruction
  • multimedia instruction motivates and engages students, provides multiple representations of concepts, and addresses different learning styles

WilsonWeb

  • research portal to fourteen databases that offer a blend of citations, abstracts, and full-text articles
  • covers over 2700 periodicals; over 1300 with full text
  • Applied Science and Technology Full Text Biological & Agricultural Index Plus
    Book Review Digest Plus Book Review Digest Retrospective
    Education Index Retrospective Essay and General Literature
    Humanities & Social Sciences Retrospective General Science Full Text
    Humanities Full Text Index to Legal Periodicals and Books
    Readers Guide Full Text Readers' Guide Retrospective
    Short Story Index Social Sciences Full Text
    Library Literature & Information Science Full Text  
Hudl
  • helps coaches and athletes prepare smarter and faster by connecting teams around the information they need to win
  • makes all of the video, play diagrams, and coaching presentations securely available to the entire team over the Internet
Kuta Math
  • creates multiple-choice and free-response questions for comprehensive tests
  • prints professional-looking assignments
  • differentiates math instruction, improve materials, adapt to individual classes
  • never runs out of questions because it doesn't use a question bank;
    questions are created on the fly

RCMS Software & Programs

Enchanted Learning
  • produces K-12 educational material that is published online
  • have 30,000 pages on the website covering a wide range of topics
USA Test Prep
  • designed to help high school and middle school students understand their state's required standards and prepare them for high-stakes, standardized tests
  • helps teachers and students prepare for Graduation Exams, Grade-Level Tests and End-of-Course Assessments
APEX Learning
  • used for credit recovery & in alternative school
  • engages students in coursework that prepares them for college and work
  • helps teachers effectively differentiate instruction
  • multimedia instruction motivates and engages students, provides multiple representations of concepts, and addresses different learning styles
Glogster
  • allows students to combine text, images, videos and audio with the drag-­and-­drop Glogster tool, then instantly share the output with others
  • library of over 10,000 top-quality glogs from classrooms around the world
  • develops presentation skills, improves student engagement, increases digital literacy & creativity in cloud-based, paperless platform

RCES Software & Programs

Enchanted Learning
  • produces K-12 educational material that is published online
  • have 30,000 pages on the website covering a wide range of topics
Study Island
  • meets students' RTI needs with valuable reporting and diagnostic tools
  • gives teachers a snapshot of student proficiencies in relation to the Common Core State Standards
  • assess student progress and pinpoint areas in which students are excelling or need extra practice
Reading A-Z
  • thousands of downloadable, projectable, printable teacher materials, covering skills necessary for effective reading instruction
  • books and resources correlated to state and Common Core Standards
  • more than 1000 leveled books in multiple genres and formats
TrueFlix
  • leverages the award-winning True Books content to help students hone literacy skills, build knowledge of subject-area content, and cultivate 21st Century skills through the inquiry process
  • is a whiteboard resource with its collection of introductory videos and media types, leveled texts, voice-over reading features, and soft assessments
  • allows students to graduate from "learning to read" to "reading to learn" and master content area knowledge in science and social studies
  • supports the Common Core Standards with its featuring of multiple text types and a cross-curricular, nonfiction focus
Tumblebooks
  • animated, talking picture books
  • animation, sound, music and narration added to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which students can read or have read to them
TumblebookCloud Junior
  • online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books
  • designed specifically for kids in grades three to six

RCPS Software & Programs

Enchanted Learning
  • produces K-12 educational material that is published online
  • have 30,000 pages on the website covering a wide range of topics
Study Island
  • meets students' RTI needs with valuable reporting and diagnostic tools
  • gives teachers a snapshot of student proficiencies in relation to the Common Core State Standards
  • assess student progress and pinpoint areas in which students are excelling or need extra practice
StarFall
  • designed for children who are having trouble learning to read
  • available both online and off-line
  • easy for students to navigate independently
  • scientific, research-based reading materials and activities are modeled on the "Big Five" focus areas: phonemic awareness, systematic phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension
GKIDS
  • Georgia Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills (through GaDOE)
  • year-long, performance-based assessment to provide teachers with information about the level of instructional support needed by individual students entering kindergarten and first grade
Tumblebooks
  • animated, talking picture books
  • animation, sound, music and narration added to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which students can read or have read to them
TumblebookCloud Junior
  • online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books
  • designed specifically for kids in grades three to six
BrainPop Junior
  • characters help introduce new topics and illustrate complex concepts
  • content is mapped to Common Core, aligned to academic standards, and searchable with our online Standards Tool
  • animated, curricular content supports individual, team, and whole-class learning
Reading Eggs
  • offers individual, one-on-one lessons that allow children to progress at their own rate
  • focuses on a core reading curriculum of phonics and sight words
  • interactive animations, fun games, great songs and lots of rewards
  • 120 lessons for 4 to 7 year olds who are learning to read
Safari Montage
  • provides K–12 school districts with a fully integrated Digital Learning Platform, including a Learning Object Repository, Video Streaming Library, IPTV & Live Media Streaming

Special Education Software & Programs

GoIEP
  • GaDOE-provided web-based program designed to streamline the processes of managing and tracking information relating to special populations as required by law
  • customized to address unique forms such as IEP's, Accommodation Plans, and Progress Reports, along with state-required electronic reports for each state