All Taylor students have access to specific grade-appropriate programs. All of the following programs can be accessed from any computer with Internet access.
There is a specific log-in name and log-in password for each student. Most students know this information by heart (even kindergartners). If you need this information to help your child in their extended learning, please contact the teacher or Mrs. Anderson (Media Center).
For children who are experiencing homelessness, the risk of falling behind academically is significantly greater. Project Connect helps clear barriers to education for families who are homeless. From assisting with enrollment and promoting attendance to providing in-school and summer programs, Project Connect provides guidance and support to give a leg up for children and youth who are experiencing homelessness.
Echo — Echo is the New Tech infrastructure. Ethel M. Taylor Project-based Learning students use this platform in place of Schoology. Echo is used to post assignments for students, communicate with students and parents. Students and parents can view grades on Echo. Students also build PBL projects in Echo.
Google Apps for Education— CPS has adopted Google Apps for Education as a key tool for student learning. Google Apps for Education is a web-based suite of programs provided by Google for schools to use. All Google Apps services can be accessed from anywhere with an Internet connection.
Clever — Clever is your school's digital learning platform, a friendly place for resources, communication and instruction. With a single sign-on, everything is one click away for students, families and educators. It works the same everywhere, so your community is remote-resilient.
Watch a Clever Tutorial below:
Putting our Technology Tools to Work
Our world is driven by technology. Digital devices and software add a dynamic element that keeps students interested and provide access to tools that prepare them for the future.