DISTANCE LEARNING LINKS & INFO

eResources for students, teachers and parents!

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CLICK HERE: MS. LYLE'S SMORE NEWSLETTER

MS. LYLE'S CLASSROOM SMORE NEWSLETTER INFORMATION

CLICK HERE: APS DISTANCE LEARNING ACCESS

Breaking news for COVID-19 updates, how to access digital learning applications through MyBackPack and school digital learning assignments and additional information!

CLICK HERE:Media Services Distance Learning Plan Access

In the case of suspended school days, APS Media Services encourages students and staff to continue to develop a healthy reading habit. To do this, there are a variety of digital book resources available for students and staff.

CLICK HERE: Taking an AR Test at Home Information

Students are allowed to take AR test at home during this distance learning time. Students will follow steps to access their MyBackPack (below) and click on the Renaissance Learning app to take an AR test.

CLICK HERE: PreK at Home Learning Activities

In preparation for any emergency related school closings, Atlanta Public Schools must prepare with distance learning opportunities. This newsletter provides activities to continue learning at home.

CLICK HERE: Kindergarten at Home Learning Lessons

In preparation for any emergency related school closings, Atlanta Public Schools has prepared digital learning opportunities.

CLICK HERE: GALILEO password is replica

Georgia's Virtual Library...bringing quality content to you!

CLICK HERE: SCHOLASTIC LEARN AT HOME

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing.

CLICK HERE: Education Companies Offering Free Links

Amazing Educational Resources for FREE

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USING A CELL PHONE?

Via a cellphone upload the MyBackpack app and the Google Classroom app. Follow log in directions below.

JOIN YOUR GRADE LEVEL GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Join your grade level Google Classroom:

Access MyBackPack https://mybackpack.apsk12.org (info below)

then clicking on Google Classroom Application (info below)

then click on the plus symbol (+, in the top right corner)

then click join class and type in the code for your grade level class(see below) then click join!


GOOGLE CLASSROOM CODES (type as shown below):

Autism Class: rsmllpk

Kindergarten: 2z4w3nu

First Grade: o5ysi6j

Second Grade: cbsdacs

Third Grade: 63hbifc

Fourth Grade: sm5ewxx

Fifth Grade: pcuh2j7

myBackpack

The myBackPack portal is a 21st Century Classroom activation developed by our Instructional Technology group. It is accessible to all students in Atlanta Public Schools from any device and provides students with digital learning tools,

e-books, secure email, cloud storage and the complete Microsoft Office Suite.

To Access myBackpack:

On campus

  • click myBackpack icon, myBackpack will open
Off campus


  • navigate to https://mybackpack.apsk12.org
  • Enter the APS student computer login id
  • Password: Network ID
  • Username: Lunch Number (if it doesn't work, use password, as the password
  • The myBackPack screen will open
  • Access to all apps
  • Google Classroom may ask for students email, this is the students Network ID with @apsk12.org added to the end example (jdoe1234@apsk12.org) and the password is still their lunch number!
  • CLEVER app login: example(jdoe1234@student.apsk12.org) and password is lunch ID
BRIEF HOW TO VIDEOS BELOW

Click play on any of the videos below for a brief tutorial.

HOW TO LOGIN TO MYBACKPACK (remember password may be your students password)

Login

HOW TO ACCESS YOUR STUDENTS GOOGLE CLASSROOM

Sign in - Google Accounts
CLICK HERE: Foushee Meet Link: available 1-2pm daily

Parents log into Google as your scholar first, then click the link above for any technology help with your students access to their Google Classroom.

Bio

Loraine Foushee is a life-long learner that enjoys sharing her knowledge with individuals aspiring to reach their full potential. Loraine completed her Bachelors of Fine Arts in Media Production and her Master of Education in Instructional Technology at American InterContinental University (AIU). It was immediately after receiving her Bachelors in Media Production that Loraine started her career as a Production Technician at a market-8 News Station, CBS46 Atlanta for 6 years.
Loraine transitioned to a career in education, she shared her love of media production with high school students for 7 years. Her career has spanned Clayton County, Gwinnett County and Cobb County. Loraine completed her Specialist degree in Education with Certification in Library Media Science in 2013. She accepted her current position as the proud Media Specialist of Barack and Michelle Obama Academy in 2014.
Loraine Foushee is also an award winning video producer with more than 10 years of industry experience, founded Blame It On Loraine, A Foushee Film Company, L.L.C. in 2010. Based in the burgeoning film capital of Atlanta Georgia; Blame It On Loraine's team of videographers, editors and web designers provide the foundation of this reputable digital production firm.