CastleLearning.com
  1. Students will have access to Castle Learning, a web-based service that provides online review for Regents Global History and Geography. The web-based service allows students have access to hundreds of previous Regents questions.
  2. Students will be able to use Castle Learning throughout the school year, with the ability to access the site, 24-hours a day and 7 days a week. An activity can be interrupted at any time and continued later. Students will be able to use Castle Learning from any computer connected to the Internet – at school, home, or in the local library. In addition, “smart” phones can be used rather than using a PC or Mac. However, it is highly recommend to use a PC or Mac to access the online assessments.
  3. In a practice session, students will have two attempts to answer a practice question correctly. If a student answers a question incorrectly, the student will be provided a hint and defined vocabulary used in the question. Once a question is answer, the student will be provided a reason for the answer. Students should focus on the reasons for each answer, which will allow them to review important content.
  4. Student will be able to browse through the extensive vocabulary for the course or work on the vocabulary flash card activity.

First Time Users (Student ID Example – gcsd.cs012345)
  1. Enter your login ID.
  2. Without spaces, enter gcsd. then your 1st initial of your 1st name and your 1st initial of your last name followed by your six number student ID. 
  3. Skip the Password field .
  4. Click the Sign-In button.
  5. Follow all the steps to create your own password.
  6. Click the Sign-In button.
Registered User
  1. Enter your login ID.
  2. Without spaces, enter gcsd. then your 1st initial of your 1st name and your 1st initial of your last name followed by your six number student ID.
  3. Enter your Password.
  4. If you forget your password, Mr. Stresing will be able to reset it for you. Once your password has been reset, you will need to follow the “First Time Users” directions to create your new password.