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How to access Exact Path

What is Exact Path? Who has access? Watch the Introductory Video. Exact Path is an online solution that will import NWEA (MAP Growth) results, assign instruction, auto-group students, progress monito…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 6 minutes ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access Defined Learning

What is Defined Learning and Who has Access? Defined Learning is an online platform with K0-12 interdisciplinary Project Based Learning tasks. BPS teachers will have the ability to customize performa…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 2 weeks ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

Problems accessing Youtube for parent and teachers?

Is your BPS student having issues accessing Youtube for classroom resources? Youtube has been turned on through BPS Technology for students and faculty for BPS Chromebooks for academic purposes. If Y…

Nikolas Gonzales
Updated 3 weeks ago by Nikolas Gonzales

How to access Tumblebooks

What is Tumblebooks and who has access? The TumblePremium is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Math Stories, Read-Al…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 3 weeks ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access CommonLit

What is CommonLit and who has access? CommonLit is a nonprofit education technology organization dedicated to ensuring that all students, especially students in Title I schools, graduate with the rea…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access Imagine Learning

What is Imagine Learning and who has access? With Imagine Learning, BPS students will have the opportunity to work in a personalized educational pathway that targets student learning gaps, while also…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access Illuminate

What is Illuminate? Who has access? Illuminate is an online, standards-based assessment and reporting platform. It allows teachers to administer grade-level, standards-aligned prebuilt assessments (B…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How do I access Lexia

What is Lexia Core5? Who has access? Lexia Core5 Reading provides a systematic and structured approach to six critical areas of reading. The program creates personalized learning paths for students o…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access Clever at Home

What is Clever? Clever is a “portal” where you can access many apps used by your student’s school or classroom teacher(s). Visit www.bostonpublicschools.org/backpack to access Clever. How can my stud…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to use video in Google Classroom

Schedule a r eal-time (synchronous) video session.. Schedule in a session in Google Calendar with a small group of people using Hangouts Meet or Zoom. Post the link to this session in your Google Cla…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access Nearpod

What is Nearpod and who has access? Nearpod is a student engagement platform with ready-to-run lessons that can be delivered through both live and student-paced formats. Teachers can also create thei…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access DBQ Online

What is DBQ Online and who has access? DBQ Online is the digital platform for the DBQ Project, which provides short units of study across grade levels to assist in teaching reading and writing in soc…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 1 month ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to Run a Google Classroom Student List as an Admin

27 STEPS 1 The first step is to open Aspen in School View and click Student top tab 2 Click Field set menu 3 Click Manage Field Sets... 4 Click New 5 Name your new Field Set as Google Classroom List…

Christina Carnes
Updated 2 months ago by Christina Carnes

How to Run a Google Classroom Student List as a Teacher

27 STEPS 1 The first step is to open Aspen in Staff View and click Student top tab 2 Click Field set menu 3 Click Manage Field Sets... 4 Click New 5 Name your new Field Set as Google Classroom List 6…

Christina Carnes
Updated 2 months ago by Christina Carnes

How do I use Bookshare?

In order for students to read using Bookshare, a Sponsor needs to create a member account for them. Students (members) should have a qualifying disability: Visual Impairments such as blindness. Learn…

Scott Richards
Updated 2 months ago by Scott Richards

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How to access Clever at School

What is Clever?. Clever is a portal of teacher-approved applications that students and educators can use in the classroom. Clever-integrated applications are enabled with single-sign on and sync auto…

Kevin Arias
Updated 2 months ago by Kevin Arias

How to access Google Classroom from Home

What is Google Classroom? Google Classroom is an online classroom where students can access resources and assignments shared by their teachers. How does my child access Google Classroom at home? Goog…

Haruna Hosokawa
Updated 2 months ago by Haruna Hosokawa

How to Create a Google Classroom

What is Google Classroom? Google Classroom is a tool developed by Google to help teachers create, share resources, and assign classwork with their students online. This tool allows learning to contin…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 2 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to access Sora by Overdrive

What is Sora and who has access? With Sora , all BPS students and teachers can borrow ebooks and audiobooks from their school or public library. All BPS teachers and students have access to Sora free…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 2 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

My students can not login to an app in Clever

Option 1: The application is NOT showing up for one or more students. Start by checking the student's schedule in Aspen to verify that each student's schedule is accurate. The most common reason why…

Kevin Arias
Updated 2 months ago by Kevin Arias

What are Clever badges and how do they work?

What are Clever Badges and how do they work? Clever badges are QR codes students can use to log into BPS-supported Chromebooks and applications on the Clever portal. Badges are associated with a stud…

Kevin Arias
Updated 3 months ago by Kevin Arias

How to access BPSLearns

BPSLearns is BPS's learning management system for adult professional learning. To login, go to learn.mybps.org. Logging In. BPS Emails : If you have a BPS Gmail account, sign in with your BPS six-dig…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 3 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to get started with GoGuardian for Teachers

GoGuardian for Teachers is a Chromebook management tool to help you keep students safe and focused online. This tool allows teachers to support student learning by keeping them on task and providing…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 5 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to customize the Clever portal on my Teacher page

Navigate to your Teacher Page by clicking "My Page" in the top right hand corner of the portal. Click on the "Add resources button" in the right-hand sidebar. Search for a resource or paste a URL int…

Sarah Chang
Updated 5 months ago by Sarah Chang

What is a Clever School Tech Lead and what can they do?

A School Tech Lead is a staff member in Clever with additional permissions to help manage the Clever accounts on a school-by-school basis. Some role privileges include: Viewing school usage metrics u…

Kevin Arias
Updated 5 months ago by Kevin Arias

When I log in to Clever, I get an "Uh oh!" (sad robot) error message.

When I log in to Clever, I get an "Uh oh!" (sad robot) error message. Why can't I see anything? Access to Clever and what is seen by the user depends on the user’s role and how he/she is entered in t…

Sarah Chang
Updated 5 months ago by Sarah Chang

I am a co-teacher and I do not see my students in Clever.

I am a co-teacher and I do not see my students in Clever. Check with your school’s Aspen SIS manager to see if you are entered in the SIS as a co-teacher. Once your school's Aspen SIS manager adds yo…

Sarah Chang
Updated 5 months ago by Sarah Chang

I have a student missing from my class in Clever

Sometimes a student is missing from your class in a learning application, such as Lexia or Pearson. These applications sync their rosters every night from SIS through a system called Clever. If you a…

Kevin Arias
Updated 5 months ago by Kevin Arias

How to Duplicate an Existing Course in BPSLearns

This article applies to BPSLearns Site Administrators and Course Managers only.. Go to your course category. Click “Add a new course.”. Name your course - long and short name. (Note: you can change i…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 6 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to get started with Learning Ally

Learning Ally is an online tool that provides access to a library of audiobooks for students who need this support with reading. How can I learn more about the tool?. BPS Learning Ally website: learn…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 6 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to sign up for the Learning Ally online course

Learning Ally is an online tool that provides access to a library of audiobooks for students who need this support with reading. To learn more about this tool, visit the BPS Learning Ally website or…

Rhianon Gutierrez
Updated 7 months ago by Rhianon Gutierrez

How to unblock Flash Player in Chrome

Open the three-dot menu and select Settings. Scroll to the bottom and click Advanced. Under Privacy and Security, click Site Settings. Under Permissions, click Flash. Enable the setting so the label…

Kevin Arias
Updated 7 months ago by Kevin Arias

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