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RSD Resources

In the Renton School District, we use technology to intentionally and innovatively increase student success while helping provide equitable experiences to all students.

Please click on the boxes below to learn more about our digital resources.

Core Digital Organizational Resources (e.g intranet, student information system, productivity tools)

Category Users Purpose Tools
Absence Management RSD staff Manage staff absences, arrange for substitutes Absence Management / FrontLine
Curriculum Center RSD staff Give educators access to scope and sequence, assessments, standards, and resources for each content area and grade level Curriculum Center 2.0 in Canvas
Help Desk RSD staff Technical Questions helpdesk.rentonschools.us
Intranet RSD staff For RSD STAFF: secure location for documents (e.g. HR forms, purchasing, budget information), and forms and workflows that are available only to RSD staff. RSDnet
Learning management systems Students, staff, and families Connect teachers and students directly with class content, including learning activities, assignments, and assessments. Google classroom
Learning management systems Students, staff, and families Connect teachers and students directly with class content, including learning activities, assignments, and assessments. Canvas
Public website Public, families, staff Inform the PUBLIC about what is happening in your school Your school's RSD website (at rentonschools.us)
Public website Public, families, staff OPTIONAL teacher websites: Share teachers' bios, photos, resources OPTIONAL google sites
Print Orders RSD staff Request for high quality printing and duplication services Print Shop
Productivity tools RSD staff, students Share drafts of documents, presentations, and access/manage email out of district Office 365
Productivity tools RSD staff, students Create collaborative documents, presentations and spreadsheets Google Suite for Education
Productivity tools RSD staff, students Shared projects and notes, draft documents in a digital binder OneNote
Productivity tools RSD staff, students Cloud storage of documents OneDrive
Productivity tools RSD staff, students Cloud storage of documents Google Drive
Professional Development Portal RSD Staff Find and register for RSD professional development courses, track completion to earn clock hours ProDev Portal
Student Information System RSD Staff, students, and families Manage student records and information, courses, scheduling, grading, etc. Can be used to run enrollment reports, admissions, course schedules, grades and more. Skyward

 

Core Digital Learning Resources (e.g learning management systems, literacy resources, video editing)

Category Grade Band Purpose Tools
Career Exploration 9-12 Career exploration tool Career Cruising
Coding All Curricula and resources to support Computer Science Code.org
Digital Library K-5 Digital Library (select K-5) MyOn
Digital Library 6-8 Differentiated news articles (6-8 grade) Newsela

Digital Library

All Online books and resources King County Library System
Learning Management System All Connect teachers and students directly with class content, including learning activities, assignments, and assessments. Google Classroom
Learning Management System All Connect teachers and students directly with class content, including learning activities, assignments, and assessments. Canvas
Math K-8 Adaptive, online K-8 math program proven to raise student achievement while supporting informed  decision making. DreamBox
Productivity tools All Share drafts of documents, presentations, and access/manage email out of district

Office 365

Productivity tools All Create collaborative documents, presentations and spreadsheets Google Suite for Education
Productivity tools All Shared projects and notes, draft documents in a digital binder OneNote
Productivity tools All Cloud storage of documents OneDrive
Productivity tools All Cloud storage of documents Google Drive
Library Reference Tools All Online Encyclopedia WorldBook
Library Reference Tools All Library Catalog Destiny (Follett)
Library Reference Tools All Notification database, including subject-specific databases (ProQuest Suite (SIRS Discover, SIRS Explorer, ProQuest, History Center, Culture Grams)
Library Reference Tools K-5 Research tools for emergent readers Pebble Go and Pebble Go Next
Single sign on All Enable students to sign into RSD supported programs in one click Clever
Science 6-12 Interactive science simulations, searchable by standard Gizmos (Explore Learning)
Video editing All Online video editor that makes it easy to capture, create, create, view and share movies WeVideo
Video streaming All Curated videos for streaming, searchable by standard, grade level, and subject, as well as other resources such as Board Builder Discovery Education

Reviewed Digital Resources (supported, allowed, not allowed) and link to resource request form

Here is the list of reviewed resources that categorizes digital learning tools in these categories:

  • Supported - Provided by the district with technical and instructional support
  • Allowed - Teachers may use with principal approval, but without district technical or instructional support
  • Not Allowed - Teachers and students may not use for legal, technical, or instructional reasons

If a tool does not appear on the list above, please review our Digital Resource Request Process and complete the Digital Resource Request Form to ensure that tools pass our legal, technical, and instructional reviews.

Tools must go through our resource request process if they require any of the following:

  • Logins or passwords
  • Student or staff data
  • Installation on a device
  • Software add-ons like Java, Flash