Student Tech Bytes

November 10, 2020

Tutoring through Paper

Free tutoring is now available for 6th - 12th graders through Paper. Paper can be accessed through the Clever Dashboard. Paper provides:

  • Live help! Students receive instant live help from educators.
  • Essay feedback. Written work is reviewed and annotated by an educator to give students rapid writing feedback.
How Does PAPER Help Students?

PTA Parent Professional Development Day

Join PTA Council of Pasadena for a free online event for parents. Parent Professional Development Day on Monday, November 16th offers a series of workshops from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm. National PTA has awarded the PTA Council of Pasadena a $15,000 grant for 2020 National Covid Relief sponsored by TikTok. PTA Council of Pasadena will use these grant funds to support parent engagement and provide these PTA Listening Sessions and resources for the whole family. Register in advance for this meeting: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcscuitrT8pGNY3y4vvypCEu9oStLta-ZYA

Hotspots

If you are having issues with your Sprint hotspot, you can call them directly to receive support for your hotspot. You will need to provide the hotspot phone number and PIN which was provided to you at time of checkout.

Sprint Hotspot Support Student Care 844-309-1680

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a serious issue. If you are experiencing cyberbullying, please reach out to your site principal and school support services to let them know so they can help.

Chromebook Updates!

Make sure you check for updates to Chrome often - this can often be the cause of apps or your actual device to not work properly. The easiest way to be sure your device updates regularly is to shut it down completely a few times per week. Here's how to check if you need to update:

Chrome Browser

1. Click on the three dots in the top right corner

2. Select Settings

3. In the menu on the left side, click on About Chrome

4. If an update is needed, you will see an Update button.

Chromebook

1. Click on the Status Bar (usually in the lower right corner)

2. Click on Settings

3. In the menu on the left side, click on About Chrome

4. If an update is needed, you will see an Update button.