FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What digital learning/safety resources are available for parents and guardians?
This website has been created as a community resource. Additionally, through Parent University, we are building a series of videos, fact sheets, learning modules, and workshops to help parents support their students with these topics.

What is S.T.A.T.?
S.T.A.T. (Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow) is a fundamental shift in teaching and learning to ensure that every student graduates with the critical 21st century skills needed to be globally competitive. S.T.A.T. facilitates personalized learning and features student access to digital learning devices and personalized, blended, interactive curriculum.

What role will the library media specialist play in supporting digital citizenship?
As BCPS moves to 1:1 and shifts to personalized learning models, school library media specialists remain as critical partners in schools. They are uniquely qualified to teach digital citizenship and information and technology literacy. Our library media specialists have knowledge and experience of the ever-changing information landscape, collaborate with and offer professional development support to their colleagues, and are experienced in the use of technology tools for teaching and learning.

What technology tools do student use for learning?
Students use technology resources that are embedded in curriculum and are integrated into the Learning Management System in BCPS One. The tools currently in use are located in BCPS One and can be viewed at https://bcpsone.bcps.org/views/DigitalContentNonInst.aspx and https://bcpsone.bcps.org/views/InstructionalToolsNonInst.aspx.

Where can I find the report on Health Guidance for the Digital Classroom?
This report and recommendations were created by the Baltimore County School Health Council, which is comprised of physicians, occupational and physical therapists, and psychologists.  The report can be found HERE and recommendations HERE.

Please share any questions you have related to helping our students grow up digital. Submit your questions to growupdigital@bcps.org. Whenever possible, submitted questions and their answers will be added to this page.

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