Welcome to the GISD Instructional Technology Department
2013-2014 District Technology Focus:
Support teachers and administrators in implementing quality curriculum that assures student engagement and achievement.
The Instructional Technology Dept. provides Galveston ISD personnel, students, and parents support and direction in the use of technology to enhance performance, ensure the availability of information, and address the educational challenges of an evolving technological society.
GISD Software Available for Student Home Use and
1. Istation‐ http://www.istation.com
a. The program has to be downloaded to the home computer. Find the download information at: http://www.istation.com/IstationHome/TX
2.Think Through Math‐ www.thinkthroughmath.com
a. Parents can set up an account through www.texassuccess.org to view child's progress
3. Learning.com‐ www.learning.com
Students can log in at home and work on assignments teachers have given them. Technology, Math, Science, Khan Academy, etc. Learning.com offers many resources.
4. Skyward‐ Gradebook Access‐ login on GISD website
6. Gaggle – student email. http://www.gaggle.net
a.. Student login is their firstname/lastname and password is their student ID. They will need to enter their email@example.com in the login box the first time they login.
7. Discovery Education‐ United Streaming‐ www.unitedstreaming.com
Upon request we can set up student accounts and they can access their
accounts (videos, assignments, etc.) at home. Also, there are free student
and parent resources such as homework help that do not require a login