School Startup Technology Information

Welcome Back!

 

Information Items for Staff

 

  1. Password Information
    • You can visit http://mypass.rcsd.ca for all your password needs.  You can reset your own password, unlock your account and even reset student passwords!
    • Please note: student passwords have not been reset over summer. Students can use the same password they used last year.
    • Best practice is to reset your student passwords and give them a unique password.
    • Students can change passwords on Surface pro or desktop devices.
    • Teachers can set passwords for students.
  2. Student Accounts
    • ​​Student accounts were not deleted over the summer, all students will use the same account that they did last year.
    • New accounts will be created automatically each night using information from SIRS.  Once students are entered in SIRS they will receive an account.
  3. Technology Assistance and Ticket Creation 
    • ​​If you need assistance with your Technology please create a ticket using our web portal before contacting us, if possible.  You can follow this procedure to do so.
  4. WiFi changes
    • ​​As of July RCSD Staff and RCSD Student networks will have new usernames and passwords to access the network.  Once you connect to the network you will be prompted for login information, use your RCSD username and password.
    • For more information about WiFi click here.
  5. OneDrive, File Sharing
    • Ensure all teachers have their sync set up to their laptop.
  6. Office 365
    • Sway
      • Is an office 365 tool for creation.
    • Office 365 Video (Coming Soon!)
      • Teachers can create channels for uploading video and have control over the sharing features.
      • RCSD channel and any student or teacher can contribute to this channel
  7. Office 2013
    • Office Mix
      • It is an Add-in for PowerPoint, available in Software Center
  8. Software Center
    • ​​adobe acrobat pro available for all teachers.
  9. School Devices​​ and Deployment
    • School Purchased devices
      • support by IT owned by the school
    • High School
      • Labs and Desktop Computers
        • Students should log in using their username and password.
        • Teacher recommended lab procedures can be found here.
      • New ASUS laptop devices
        • Should auto login to generic student account.
        • If not, restart device.
        • Put in a ticket if still won't auto login.
        • Printing can be set up on the devices to print to any printer.
        • Microsoft Office 2013 is installed.
        • Primary use is to access office 365 and internet.
      • Android Devices
        • Tab pilot has been upgraded and new information can be found here.
        • Can be used by all grade levels in the school.
      • Clear memory on the devices will need to be done.
    • Elementary
      • New ASUS device
        • Should auto login to generic student account.
        • If not, restart device.
        • Put in a ticket if still won't auto login.
        • Printing can be set up on the devices to print to any printer.
        • Microsoft Office 2013 is installed
        • primary use is to access office 365 and internet.
      • Surface Pros
        • Should auto login to generic student account.
        • If not, restart device.
        • Put in a ticket if still won't auto login
      • Android Devices
        • Tab pilot has been upgraded and new information can be found here.
        • News-O-matic - senior level app.
        • Can be used by all grade levels in the school.
  10. Technology Training Resources
    • All of the training resources can be found here.
    • New Teachers should do the online training found here.
      • Including:
        • In-services available through RCSD PD place
        • Office 365 and Office 2013 documents
        • Windows 8.1 online Training
        • Screen beam training
        • Sharepoint Driver Mapping instructions can be found here
  11. Teaching with Technology Resources and Ideas
    • Items can be found here
      • Including:
        • Digital Citizenship guidelines, lessons and posters
        • Teaching with Technology Hub
        • Other ideas
  12. September ratio adjustments
    • based on September enrollments