TECHNOLOGY UPDATE

January 2016

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FEATURED APP

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TouchCast

Get the full-blown power of a broadcast production studio right in the palm of your hand. TouchCast allows for quick and easy video production, giving teachers and students the tools needed to create interactive content for: flipped classrooms, assignments, class discussion, assessment, and professional communication.

Want to learn more? Investigate these links for additional information:


Not on your campus iPads? Send a request to your campus help account and TouchCast can be added to your devices -- making them a multimedia powerhouse!
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Discovery Education

Discovery Education accelerates school districts' digital transition through comprehensive standards-based content, professional development, formative assessment, and community engagement proven to positively impact student achievement. Accelerate student success in your classroom by capturing the minds and imaginations of students with the fascination of Discovery, tapping into students' natural curiosity and desire to learn. Want to learn more about Discovery Education? Sign up for our PD session on January 29th @ 4:30 =)
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  • Choose Teacher Access Center.

  • You will enter your HEB username and password (just as you do for TAC at school).

  • After that authenticates, you will be asked to login to your TAC account again.

  • If you have not updated your link for TAC from home, please do so. Also, if you have issues with logging into TAC from home, please address those issues to your campus help account and give as much detail as possible.

Tech Bits & FAQ

Below you will find information in response to common technology issues or frequently asked questions from district help accounts. Remember to visit this section for helpful information and answers to common technology issues.


  • To recover student passwords from HEBLearning, have students select the Lost Password option. Important note: the recovery email will be sent to the students Office 365 account. Staff password recovery will be sent to your Outlook email.

  • Edugence usernames are the staff members first and last name with no space. For example, John Doe would enter his username as johndoe. If you forget your Edugence password, use the Forgot Password option to reset your account login information.
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ABOUT US

HEBISD Instructional Technology

Nancy Bingham - BLE, HLE, MPE, OTE, WHE

Jeff Blankenship - BME, LWE, MCE, NEE, SEE, SGE, VRE, WLE

Carla Doss - Gradebook - All Junior High Campuses

Vikki Durham - All High school campuses

Casey Phelps - BHE, DPE, HHE, RTE, SBE, SOE, STE