Sunday, August 26, 2018

iACT Announcements - Week of 8/27

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Eduphoria - Update Profile
As the new school year begins it is important for staff to update profile information in Eduphoria to make sure grades, subjects, and profile data is accurate for the new school year. Your profile must be updated for you to be able to sign documents electronically in Eduphoria. (Write down your security question answer (case sensitive). You will need it when signing your evaluation.
*See this page on the iACT blog for instructions and a video:

If you got an email about payment due for Bulb, disregard. It was an email 
glitch from the company.

Online Student/Staff Programs
Most programs are up and fully operational (Bulb, textbooks, Discovery Education, etc.)If you have login or other issues with digital resources, call or email Amy Hopkins in the curriculum office -

RCISD uses the web application Clever as a way to assist staff and students with easily logging in to many district online programs. No more remembering websites and hard-to-remember passwords!
Go to Sign in with either your Google credentials or Active Directory credentials (what you use to log into your computer.)

After accessing the website, click on the icon of the needed application and:
1. You will either be routed to the website and be immediately logged in -- referred to as Single Sign On (SSO) OR
2. For applications that don't allow Single Sign On (SSO), the icon will take the user to the website and will allow you to manually sign on from there. Login with your Active Directory log-on (the same credentials you use for your classroom computer.)

See the iACT blog here for a list of programs and how to access -

Sunday, August 19, 2018

If you need ideas for teaching writing to your students is a gold mine of resources for the K-12 writing teacher. is a very active blog with practical ideas teachers can use on a daily basis. 

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Educational Websites for Teachers

As we start a new year, check out these websites for a variety of content areas - Math, ELAR, Science Social Studies, Chemistry, Music Art, etc.  I hope you find something you have not seen before!

Sunday, August 5, 2018

11 Good Tools for History and Social Studies Teachers

These great websites and tools really help Social Studies teachers with up-to-date resources for students.  Everything from primary source documents to interpreting data are included.  Check them out.