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Remote Learning Updates

2020-2021 Upcoming School Year News
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Good Afternoon AMS Families,

As we approach the 2020-2021 school year, we want to ensure our students have access to the resources necessary to succeed in a virtual learning environment. If your student needs a device, charger, or Internet hotspot, please complete the AMS Device Request Form (link below).

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfennn0dZFDqfKfl4djtQKQ8l9bfdQlYj_mWAdAVjOfgilezg/viewform




HELPFUL TECHNOLOGY DOCUMENTS

If you need technology support for your student's device or if you need a replacement device because your student device is not working, please follow the information on the PARENT/STUDENT TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT handout.  The quickest way to get service is to call the BCPS help desk at 443-809-4672.

My Charger is Lost or Broken - BCPS will mail out a replacement charger one time free of charge.  Parents will have to call the help desk 443-809-4672 and provide their mailing address for BCPS to mail the charger.  Parents also have the option to purchase their own charger.  If you purchase your own charger, BCPS WILL NOT REIMBURSE THE COST.  

Affordable Home Internet Service - Verizon offers a program for low-income families called Internet Essentials to help families gain access to low-cost reliable Internet Service.  If you are eligible for free and reduced lunches or any other public assistance you may qualify.  

Chromebook Information for Middle School Students - Instructions are provided for using a Chromebook issued by BCPS if you had one mailed to you during our time in online learning.  

Foundations in Computer Science Course - All 8th Grade students have access to lessons on the code.org website to be introduced to the concepts of computer coding. 

Google Meet Login Directions for Students - This document is a one page flyer that shows students the correct way to log into Google Chrome and Google Meets.

How to Use Google Meet - Directions for parents and students on how to use the different features of the Google Meet platform.

Parent's Guide to Google Meet Calls - Instructions for parents to accept Google Meet calls from their teachers AND directions to install the Google Meet app on an Android or iOS phone.