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Rockingham County Schools

511 Harrington Highway

Eden, North Carolina 27288

Phone:  (336) 627-2600  Fax:  (336) 627-2660

Superintendent's E-mail:  rshotwell@rock.k12.nc.us

Digital Learning Sources

RCS provides a number of digital resources to enhance our classroom learning opportunities. Follow us on social to see how RCS challenges both students and teachers to embrace digital learning: #RCSDLDay Challenge

Ebooks, Canvas Learning, 

Chromebook and more

Student Resources

Ebooks, Canvas Learning,

Common Sense Media, Chromebook and more

Parent Resources

Symbaloo, Lesson Planning,

Classroom Management, Organization and more

Teacher Resources

Digital Citizenship

 

In order to prepare students for a world connected by technology, we must teach them skills to appropriately and responsibly utilize digital networks, resources, and media.

Digital Citizenship includes:

  • Digital access

  • Digital communication

  • Digital safety and security

  • Digital etiquette

  • Digital rights and responsibilities

  • Digital law

  • Digital health and wellness

  • Digital commerce


As identified by Mike Ribble and Gerald Bailey in Digital Citizenship in Schools 

 

Student Digital Learning Sources

See the links below for Cyber Citizenship games, videos, and discussion prompts:

Additional resources can be found on the following sites:

Rockingham County Schools is pleased to offer our eBook program on Overdrive. Our digital collection contains over 5700 titles available for checkout. 

The web address for RCS’ digital library is http://rock.lib.overdrive.com.

 

Please see your school’s Media Specialist for login information.

Parents and students in grades 6 - 12 may access Canvas, our district Learning Management System, to receive daily announcements, assignments, class resources, and grades. 

If you are experiencing issues with your district-issued Chromebook, you may refer to these Chromebook Troubleshooting Tips or contact the RCS Help Desk for assistance. Call 336.627.2700 or email helpdesk@rock.k12.nc.us.

 

Are you looking for a new webtool? Do you want to create a cool presentation? Visit these Student Webtool Recommendations to learn more.

Rockingham County Schools is pleased to offer our eBook program on Overdrive. Our digital collection contains over 5700 titles available for checkout. The web address for RCS’ digital library is rock.lib.overdrive.com.

 

Please see your school’s Media Specialist for login information.

Rockingham County Schools is pleased to announce that parent observer access is available for Canvas, our district Learning Management System. Students in grades 6 – 12 receive daily announcements, assignments, class resources, and grades through this online tool. 

 

To register for a parent account and become an observer in your child’s courses, please contact your school.

If you or your child are experiencing issues with your district-issued Chromebook, you may refer to these Chromebook Troubleshooting Tips or contact the Media Coordinator at your child's school.

Rockingham County Schools is committed to providing a safe learning environment for your child. In effort to ensure that all students and parents understand the risks and safety precautions related to working in an online environment, we suggest using the resources provided by Common Sense Media to guide discussions with your child.

 

 

For more information regarding how your child is using technology at school, please visit Technology In the Classroom.

 

You may also want to review the RCS Technology Policy.

 

Please visit this symbaloo mix to find important sites for teachers. 

Visit our Digital Teaching & Learning Resources site to find tools for digital teaching and learning.

 

In accordance with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), the Rockingham County School District employs internet content filtering software to block inappropriate content. Our ultimate concern is the safety of children.

 

If you feel that you have found a URL that is mishandled by our filter, please use this form to request that a website be blocked or unblocked.

 

What is a Digital Learning Coach?

Digital Learning Coaches are classroom teachers identified as digital learning leaders for their schools. These coaches provide support and training for their colleagues. Digital Learning Coaches will conduct workshops, facilitate online learning, and work with their fellow teachers one-on-one to help them engage learners by using digital tools and resources.

 

Program Requirements

  1. Complete an online professional learning module to help you gain knowledge and tools to assist you in your role as a digital learning coach.

  2. Develop a Digital Learning Support Plan. This form must be completed with your principal and submitted by September 30th.

  3. Complete and submit the Digital Learning Coach Training Documentation monthly.

  4. Design and facilitate one professional development online mini-module related to digital teaching and learning.

  5. Attend 3 required face-to-face meeting dates (see below).

  6. Participate in virtual networking conversations with your grade-level peers.

 

Required Meeting Dates

TBA

These meetings will be held at Booker T. Washington Learning Center.

 

Contact

Elizabeth Covell

ecovell@rock.k12.nc.us

336-634-3209 Ext 203