ERE Tech Help Center
This site will house many tools for families as they navigate learning from home as eLearners or on Hybrid work-from-home days. Please refer here first if you have questions about your student's technology needs!
Sites Our Students Use Most Often (Chromebooks)
Students use their student email and password to login to the above:
[Lastname][first initial][middle initial][optional#]@s.dcsdk12.org
complete common tech challenges
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Where can I find Clever?
A: On a district Chromebook, you will be automatically pushed to the Clever site when you login. It is also located in the ERE Bookmarks folder at the top left of your Bookmarks Bar. If on a personal device, simply go to student.dcsdk12.org to find your Dashboard.
Q: How do I know what my username is for all of these applications?
For District applications, like Google Apps (including Gmail and Google Classroom) and Clever, you will use our district standard of lastname, middle initial, last firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Where can I find specific apps on my student's iPad?
A: If you swipe down from the top of the screen gently, a search bar should appear that allows you to type in the name of the app you are looking for and click right into it.
Q: Can I print from my student's Chromebook?
A: YES! Use this link to show you how! (You can also connect your printer directly if you have a USB cable for your printer)
Q: There are so many websites to remember! Where can I find them all?
All ERE Chromebooks have a folder of our most-commonly used websites called "ERE Bookmarks". This includes Clever, Seesaw, Epic, Reflex Math, Keyboarding Without Tears and more!
Q: How should I disinfect my technology?
A: Electronics Sanitizing Guidance - Please Do Not Use Hydrogen Peroxide Wipes such as Clorox Healthcare or Oxivir TB wipes.
For Screens: Disinfecting wipe (Clorox, Lysol, etc.) or70% Alcohol solution(at least 70%) sprayed on a lint-free cloth
For Outer Covers and Keyboards: Disinfecting wipe (Clorox, Lysol, etc.), 70% Alcohol solution(at least 70%) sprayed on a lint-free cloth, Buckeye E23 solution sprayed on a lint-free cloth
CONTACT MRS. LACOMB FOR HELP
OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES
Chromebook Simulator - Shows, with simple animations, how to do things on a Chromebook
Common Sense Media - is a resource we use regularly to identify the best apps, websites, digital citizenship resources and more for our students. The site breaks out all recommendations they may by age, which makes it especially handy! They have put together a great site for families to use during this time.
JUST FOR FUN
Printable Daily Learning Checklist
Science Activities from Mystery Science
Britannica for Parents (Suggested daily routines, things to make sure to incorporate, suggested sites and more)
Go Noodle (online physical activities that the kids all LOVE!)
San Diego Zoo Live Cams
Common Sense Media Schedule of Online Free Events/Activities
Amazon Future Engineer/Coderz - CURRENTLY FREE online robotics and coding lessons
Code.org - Coding