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Online Resources for Staff

Staff Email - Outlook on the Web

Staff members with email accounts can access email from any computer with a connection to the Internet. Click on the link above to log in. Be sure and put "tisd\" in front of your user name when using Outlook on the Web (OWA).

ABC-CLIO

Online social studies curriculum including digital textbooks, references, and commentaries is now available to THS  teachers and students. ABC-CLIO integrates these three essential resources into fourteen online databases rich with multimedia.

AESOP

AESOP is the system that teachers use to request leave, absences, or substitutes.   If you need assistance with logging in, contact your campus secretary or Kari Hodges in Human Resources (215-6785).

BrainPOP (Grades 6-8)

BrainPOP includes movies, quizzes, games, mobile apps, experiments, activity pages about math, science, social studies, English, technology, Arts & Music, and health. You will log in with your gcloud.tisd.org account. Just click on the link above for automatic login.

Career Cruising

Teachers now have access to Career Cruising Springboard and Pathfinder applications to help middle school and high school students explore and plan for their college and career.  Teachers can obtain login information from the campus counselor.

Compass Learning

Compass Learning provides high-quality instruction with expertise in developing fun, rich, rigorous digital content, projects, assessments, and learning tools. Each campus has its own unique, school code.  For account information, contact the campus liaison or the Help Desk (helpdesk@tisd.org) for the campus code.

CultureGrams

The CultureGrams Online Database provides anytime access to the World, Kids, States, and Provinces editions, photo and slideshow galleries, videos, interviews, recipes, famous people biographies, and graphs and tables.  Log in with the user name "tisd" and the district's login password.  If you need that password, please contact the Help Desk at 215-6883 or helpdesk@tisd.org.

Destiny

Use Destiny to view the resources available in the school  library. Users can search by author, subject, series, reading level, or AR points.

Discovery Education Streaming

Teachers can log into Discovery Education Streaming for video use in the classroom. For an account, contact the campus liaison or the Help Desk (helpdesk@tisd.org) for the campus code.

ESPED

Use this login to access Special Education and Bilingual management resources.
 

Eduphoria

TISD uses the Eduphoria suite for district and standardized test data (Aware), lesson plans (Forethought), technology support tickets (Help Desk), teacher evaluations (Appraise), and document and form management (Formspace). Use your TISD email and computer password  to log into Eduphoria.

Google Apps for Education

Teachers and students now have access to safe online learning tools from Google including: monitored email accounts, unlimited storage,email, calendars, and productivity tools like Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides.

Google Classroom

Teachers can now sign up for Google Classroom by clicking the link above.  You will need to log in with your "gcloud.tisd.org" account.  You can also visit the Google Classroom Help Center for more information.  

Hapara

Teachers in grades 3-12 can use Hapara Highlights to manage their classroom Chromebooks. Hapara Highlights allows the teacher to see all screens, send and close links, send Google apps documents and other web links, take snapshots of web activity, and focus browsing by web site and length of time. How-to instructions and helpful links can be found at the TechTeach, or Technology for TISD Teachers, web site. Look under the grade level header.

Inspire Literacy (iLit)

Inspire Literacy, or iLit, is a comprehensive digital literacy solution designed to produce two or more years of reading growth in an academic year for students in grades 4-10. Teachers will log in with first.last and computer password at teachilit.com. Students will log in with student ID and password at learnilit.com.

InfoFinder le

This link is for designated district office and administrative staff use.  User name and password are required. InfoFinder le is used for determining transportation, scheduling field trips, and running reports.

InfoFinder i

This program provides the names, addresses and phone numbers of the designated schools for residential addresses located within TISD boundaries.  IMPORTANT NOTE: Although every effort has been made to ensure correct results, 100% accuracy cannot be guaranteed. The Temple Independent School District takes no responsibility for any decisions made on the basis of this information. Users must confirm attendance eligibility with either the designated school or the Temple ISD Central Office.

Microsoft Office Work At Home Software

The following products are available to TISD employees who have a TISD email address: Microsoft Office 2010 – Windows, Microsoft Office 2013 – Windows, Microsoft Office 2011 – Mac through an online store. Click on the link above to set up an account and download or request CD's.

 

Online Payments

If you have a Chromebook, you may take out insurance to cover theft, damage, etc.  Click on the RevTrak link above to get started. Cost for staff is $24.00 annually.

PD In Focus

ASCD's PD In Focus on-demand professional learning platform provides online access to a library of teaching practice videos. You should have received login information in an email.  If you have any questions, please contact the Help Desk at helpdesk@tisd.org or call 215-6883.

Reflex Math

Students will use this program to develop fluency of basic facts in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Renaissance Place

Secondary teachers use Renaissance Place for STAR Math.

School Messenger (Admin Access)

Administrators that use School Messenger (Skylert) can use the link above to access their admin accounts.

Skyward Student Management

Staff members can use the web-based version of Skyward by using the link above. Teachers can access their attendance and grade books here. You can also access Skyward from your smartphone by using the following link: Skyward Mobile or download the app for iPhones from the App Store (search for Skyward.)

Skyward Finance / HR

Staff members can use this link to access the finance and human resources side of Skyward.  NOTE:  Your login for Skyward Finance/HR is NOT the same as your Skyward Student Management login.

Study Island

Grade 2-12 students can prepare for the TAKS and End-of-Course tests through Study Island's web-based, interactive lessons and activities. Students and staff log in at home or school with their Google accounts (@gcloud.tisd.org).

techteach.gcloud.tisd.org

TISD teachers will find technology training resources on the TechTeach site.

TEKS Resource System (from TCMPC)

The TEKS Resource System provides curriculum support for teachers. If you need help learning how to use the resources from TCMPC (Texas Curriculum Management Program Cooperative), contact your campus instructional coach. If you need assistance with logging in, contact the Help Desk at 215-6883 or helpdesk@tisd.org.

Textbooks Online

Students and teachers will use the links provided below to sign into online textbooks. In math, science, and Individuals & Societies, the sign-on is automatic. Spanish I students will use their student ID number and regular password, while teachers will use first.last and password chosen.

Think Through Math (TTM)

Think Through Math is an online math instruction tool. Students use the Clever Instant Login Link, signing on with their Google credentials.

Write Source Online

Write Source Online is a website of digital grammar and writing resources for teachers and students, grades 1-8. You can request a login from the Help Desk, 215-6883 or helpdesk@tisd.org.