Noblesville Schools Technology Overview

  

Apple Distinguished Program  Click here to learn more about our designation as an Apple Distinguished Program. 
 
Noblesville Schools currently has in use 8000 iPads and 4000 computers throughout the district. Classroom technologies include: Document cameras, AppleTV, projectors, and 1:1 wireless infrastructure. Every NS teacher has been issued an iPad and a MacBookPro laptop computer for use in his or her classroom. All students in grades 5-12 receive an iPad as a learning tool and every elementary classroom has access to computers and 4-5 iPads. 
 
 
 
Teachers in Noblesville Schools have several options for digital resources that support the education delivery model including: 
  • BrainPOP
  • BrainPOP Jr. 
  • Learning.com
  • Axis 360 library eLending software
  • Successmaker
  • Gradpoint
  • Reading A-Z
  • Reading Plus
  • WorldBook Online
  • TeachingBooks.net
  • Everyday Math apps and online resources
Online assessment and progress monitoring tools include: 
  • NWEA
  • GATES
  • FitnessGram
Learning management systems and data management systems that support the effective use of student assessment results, school effectiveness, and district effectiveness include: 
 
Google Apps for Education:  
All students in grades K-12 and all staff receive a Noblesville Schools Google account. We use GAFE as a platform for communication, collaboration and creativity throughout the district. Google Apps is the platform of choice for web-based email, calendar & documents for collaborative study anytime, anywhere.
 
PowerSchool
PowerSchool is our web-based student information system. PowerSchool enables NS teachers to make timely decisions that impact student performance while creating a collaborative environment for parents, teachers and students to work together in preparing 21st century learners for the future.
 
PowerTeacher
PowerTeacher is used to view all classes, rosters, student demographic information, grading periods, standards, rubrics and grades scales. As teachers use PowerTeacher, all data flows back to our central database in real time, providing all stake-holders, including parents and students with instant visibility to assignments, scores, grades, comments and progress toward each standard.
 
Canvas Learning Management System: 
Canvas is the Learning Management System for Noblesville Schools.  It bundles assessments, grading, state standards, messaging, learning analytics, and more—while keeping everything simple, easy, and in one place. Currently all students and teachers K-12 have access to Canvas.
 
Responsible Use Policy - All students should adhere to the Noblesville School District Responsible Use Policy
If you need assistance with login information regarding any of these systems, please contact our technology help desk.If there are any of these resources (e-mail or Canvas) that you do not want your child to participate in, please contact our technology help desk at 317-
 
Sincerely,
Andrew Swickheimer
Director of Technology
Noblesville Schools
 
 
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