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    GOOGLE: Setting up and accessing my Steilacoom Google Drive

    We use Google for a number of communication and collaboration tasks.  Before using your Steilacoom Google Drive or Applications, you must first change your password through a district computer (PC). This process won't work from a home or non-district computer.  Here are the steps to follow:

    1. Login to any DISTRICT PC (not from home or personal device) using existing username/password.  New staff will get their initial credentials from Sue Cabigting.

    2. press: ctrl + alt + delete

    3. At the Change Password prompt you will type in your old password and enter a new one (and verify new one).

    Once you have completed these steps, your district login and your Google login for SHSD will be the same.  You have to do these steps if you want access to shared docs, forms, etc in the district's Google Drive.

    If you lose your password or cannot log in to the network, contact Mark Martinez. 



    Our local Kiwanis Club of Steilacoom offers options for mini-grants for teachers and school staff.  Click Here



     Website with resources for all content areas.  Many video files. Sortable by content or grade span.  Click Here



    ACT provides free summer learning activities to help students stay sharp and prevent the 'summer slump.' Click Here


    Other Staff Resources

    Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC) for Teachers

    • What Will Smarter Balanced Assessments Mean For Me?
    • Factsheets for Teachers
    • Computer Adaptive Testing Factsheet
    • Brief Overview Videos of the Common Core State Standards
    • Common Core State Standards Initiative
    • *New* "Live Tours" of the Digital Library - how to log in, browse for resources, and utilize the Library for collaboration purposes

    Take the SBAC Practice Test

    Smarter Balanced Digital Library

    Smarter Balanced Digital Library is a critical component of the Smarter Balanced system of assessments and will include a variety of resources to improve day-to-day teaching and learning. The Digital Library offers professional learning resources and instructional materials - like lesson plans, units, and learning modules - for educators to use daily with students and staff.

    Student Growth Percentiles (SGP)

     A student growth percentile (SGP) describes a student's growth compared to other students with similar prior test scores (their academic peers).  It is a number between 1 and 99, where higher numbers represent higher growth and lower numbers represent lower growth.  Each student with at least two consecutive years of Washington State Assessment scores, will receive a student growth percentile.  Click the link above to view the video "An Introduction to Student Growth Percentiles".