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About Blackboard (24/7)
FCPS 24-7 Learning, sometimes referred to as Blackboard (the vendor's name), is the online resource that allows Fairfax County Public Schools students to extend learning beyond the traditional school day and beyond school facilities. For more information please access the links below. Students, parents, and teachers are invited to use FCPS 24-7 Learning to:
- Access homework and classroom assignments
- View class calendars
- Explore links to enrichment activities
- Update emergency contact information
- Access various tools designed to facilitate student learning and communication between students, parents, and staff
About Google Apps for Education
Google Apps for Education (GAE) allows FCPS students, faculty, and staff to communicate, store files and collaborate on documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time from school, work, or home, all within a secure “closed campus” online environment. The use of these tools is optional, and intended to provide an approved and supportable alternative to consumer Google accounts. There is no cost to use GAE.
Google Apps for Education vs. FCPS 24/7
FCPS Google Apps provides additional ways for students to collaborate in real time. FCPS 24-7 Learning is the online resource that allows FCPS students to extend learning beyond the traditional school day and beyond school facilities. Students can continue to use FCPS 24-7 Learning to access homework and classroom assignments, view class calendars, explore links to enrichment activities, and update emergency contact information.
Student Directions for Accessing Collaborate Ultra Classes via Google Mail (GMail)
Here are directions on how students can access individual links for their Blackboard Collaborate Classes through their Student Google Mail (GMail) accounts.
- School Based Technology Specialist