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CCS Digital Learning Tools
 
The eLearning Committee provides instructional support for technology integration in classroom instruction, including the district-adopted tools below.  
 
Adobe Connect
Adobe Connect web conferencing software service offers immersive online meeting experiences for collaboration, virtual classrooms and webinars.

Click here to request more information about CCS Adobe Connect 

 
eLearning Contacts: Karen Fiedler or Paul Brown 
  
 Blackboard
Blackboard is a virtual learning environment and course management system. Teachers can create blending learning courses, including assignments, communication and collaboration tools and online grade book. CCS Blackboard is integrated with Infinite Campus; teachers, students, and courses are automatically created. 

Click here to log-in to CCS Blackboard

Click here for more information on getting started with Blackboard
 
eLearning Contact: Cindy Wright 
  
 
Clever
Clever is single sign-on solution, allowing users to log in to applications with a single set of credentials. CCS Clever is in the early stages of implementation. Some software applications are available and others are in the process of being added. Paid subscription applications will vary by school.
 
 
eLearning Contact: Tim Wangler 
  
 
EverFi
EverFi is a blended learning resource that provides virtual courses for students. Available courses include Finance Academy, Digital Literacy and Responsibility, Future Goals, and Entrepreneurial Expedition. Courses deliver content through video tutorials, activities, and animations. EverFi is free for CCS teachers and students.
 
 
eLearning Contact: Matt Doran 
  
 G Suite for Education
G Suite is a core suite of communication and collaboration applications that allow students to work from any device on documents and projects. Teachers and students have unlimited storage in Google Drive. Available apps includes: Calendar, Classroom, Docs, Forms, Sheets, Sites, Slides, and YouTube. 

Log-in with your CCS email address (including @columbus.k12.oh.us) and password
 
  
 INFOhio
INFOhio is Ohio's PreK-12 Digital Library. INFOhio provide free access for teachers and students to research tools and collections including: BookFlix, Digital Video Collection, EBSCO, Points-of-View Reference Center, Storia Ebooks, World Book, and more!

Click here to access INFOhio
(Contact your building librarian for a username/password to use INFOhio outside of CCS)
 
eLearning Contacts: Heather Allen, Matt Doran, Lynda Ray, Cindy Wright 
  
 Office 365
Office 365 includes a full suite of Microsoft products available online: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, OneNote, Outlook Calendar, Skype Meeting, and Sway.

Click here for CCS Office 365
  
 
Peachjar
Columbus City Schools is now using Peachjar E-Flyers for distriubution of information and flyers from the district, schools, and our partner organizations. All flyers will be centrally located and the paper-waste will be greatly reduced across our district! 
 
 
eLearning Contact: Paul Brown 
  
 Video Conferencing
Bringing experts into your classroom is great. But sometimes it's really cool to connect classroom-to-classroom. Students can work on a project together or present the results of their research, their writing or art. World language students can work on their communication skills. Mock trial teams can scrimmage. Even the youngest students are eager to talk with other students about their schools, their communities and their lives.

 
eLearning Contact: Paul Brown 
 
 
 
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