Digital Learning Tools
The eLearning Collaborative provides instructional support for technology integration in classroom instruction, including the district-adopted tools below.
Video Conference Platforms for Synchronous Instruction
Google Meet is an app in the District's G Suite. To use Google Meet for synchronous instruction, click on the "Generate Meet" link on the left side of the header in your Google Classroom. Use the Settings gear on the right if you wish to make the Meet link visible or invisible to students at a given time. You can also reset the Meet link in the Settings gear.
Microsoft Teams is the hub for team collaboration in Microsoft Office 365. To access Teams, log in to your CCS email. From the apps launcher at the top left of the page, click on Teams. After creating a team (class), use the "Meet" button at the top right to "Meet Now" or "Schedule a Meeting." Visit the link here for additional training and support.
WebEx is a leading enterprise solution for video conferencing, online meetings, screen share, and webinars. You can access your CCS WebEx account through the link here. For teacher instructions on using WebEx, download the document here. For student directions, download the document here. For additional WebEx support, see the WebEx Help Center.
Zoom is now part of the District's Unified Communications offerings. Access CCS Zoom here. Select the “Sign In” tab to begin accessing your account using your CCS email address and your current network password. Note, if you have a personal account that you registered with Zoom using your district’s email address, during the sign in process, select the option to convert your account to a district account. Depending on your role and department you will be allocated an EDU license or a Basic license. The number of participants and certain features will be different for the different licenses. More questions and answers can be found at the bottom of your Zoom account under the support tab or by clicking the link here. Please read and review all the security settings for your user profile before starting a meeting.
Contact: CCS Help Desk, 614.365.8425.
Clever is single sign-on solution, allowing users to log in to applications with a single set of credentials. Current Apps include iReady, Achieve3000, Mastery Connect, McGraw Hill, Mystery Science, Newsela, and many more. Software applications available will vary user role and and school.Contact: Tim Wangler
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.