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!

THE BASICS:

Sites Our Students Use Most Often (Chromebooks)

  1. Google Docs

  2. Google Classroom

  3. StemScopes

  4. iReady/Ready Math

  5. SeeSaw

Students use their student email and password to login to the above:

[Lastname][first initial][middle initial][optional#]@s.dcsdk12.org

Dcsd[lunch number]


Looking to protect your student's Chromebook as it travels from school to home and back?

Most ERE Chromebooks are Dell 11". This CASE/SLEEVE would be a great way to protect those!

Ms. Roth and Mrs. Brady have 14" Lenovo Chromebooks. Here is an example of a CASE/SLEEVE for those!


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 initial@s.dcsdk12.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

Phone: 720-443-3609

Email: alacomb@dcsdk12.org

Contact DCSD Tech Support

OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES

Chromebook Simulator - Shows, with simple animations, how to do things on a Chromebook

Free Internet from Comcast

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

  1. Printable Daily Learning Checklist

  2. Science Activities from Mystery Science

  3. Britannica for Parents (Suggested daily routines, things to make sure to incorporate, suggested sites and more)

  4. Go Noodle (online physical activities that the kids all LOVE!)

  5. San Diego Zoo Live Cams

  6. Virtual Museum Tours

  7. Common Sense Media Schedule of Online Free Events/Activities

  8. Amazon Future Engineer/Coderz - CURRENTLY FREE online robotics and coding lessons

  9. Code.org - Coding