• Getting Set up for the Day!

    To make sure everything is working well, log into the following resources to support your learning!

    Resources

    Link

    Brief Description

    NCEdCloud Icon

    NCEdCloud

    my.ncedcloud.org

    By logging into NCEdCloud, you can access Canvas, PowerSchool, and Clever.

    Username: Student ID (lunch) number

     

    Once logged in, click on the Canvas and Clever Icons. 

    Canvas Icon   Clever Icon

    Microsoft Office Products Icon

    Microsoft Office Resources

    office.com

    On the left-hand side, you'll find all of your Microsoft apps like Outlook (your email), OneDrive (Microsoft file storage), Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and more!

    Username: StudentID@stu.gcsnc.com

    Google Apps Icons

    Google Apps Resources

    drive.google.com/a/mygcsnc.com

    This will take you to your Google Drive (google file storage). Click on the waffle in the top right to access other apps.

    Username: StudentID@stu.gcsnc.com

    Because you're using a special GCS Google Drive link, it will take your StudentID@stu.gcsnc.com username.

    Microsoft Teams Icon

    Microsoft Teams

    teams.microsoft.com

    This is where you will most likely meet with your teacher and students who are working from home - even if at school. Your teacher will let you know if you need to open this at school.

    Username: StudentID@stu.gcsnc.com

  • Some Helpful Tips! 

    If you don't have internet access at home, please reach out to your principal, teacher, or School Library Media Coordinator; we can help!

    Internet, Wlan, Radio Network, Connection, Wireless

    Use headphones or earbuds with a microphone if you can. It will give you the best audio experience and allows others to hear you well!

     Headset, Head-Set, Headphones, Audio, Music, Listening

    If you have received a new Chromebook, check out helpful videos by clicking here.

    Image of the Chromebook

If you are having trouble viewing the document, you may download the document.
  • If you're still having trouble, reach out to your teacher or School Library Media Coordinator, and they can help you create a helpdesk ticket. 

  • Additional GCS Resources you might use!

    Resources

    Link

    Brief Description

    Desinty Discover Icon

    Destiny Discover Library Catalog

     gcsnc.follettdestiny.com  After clicking on the link, find and click on your school in the list. Search the catalog for physical books, ebooks, audiobooks, and more!

    Username: Student ID (lunch) number

    North Carolina Digital Library Icon

    North Carolina Digital Library

     ncdigital.overdrive.com

    The Greensboro Public Library and the High Point Public Library have partnered with GCS to provide students access to resources and services in the North Carolina Digital Library.  Read more about GOALS here.

    Username: GCS+Student ID (lunch) number

    (example: GCS123456789)

    NCWiseOwl Icon

    NCWiseOwl online resources

     ncwiseowl.org

    NCWiseOwl provides access to quality, ad-free resources purchased by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction for students of all ages.

    Username: none needed

    Password: ask your School Library Media Coordinator

    NCLive Icon

    NCLive Research Materials

    nclive.org

    The Greensboro Public Library and the High Point Public Library have partnered with GCS to provide students access to resources and services in the North Carolina Digital Library.  Read more about GOALS here.

    Username: GCS+Student ID (lunch) number

    (example: GCS123456789)

     

    eBooks on EBSCOhost Icon

    eBooks on EBSCOhost through NCWiseOwl

    K-8th grade books

    High School books

    After clicking on the link, you'll be taken to a Redirect Notice page. Click on the link up top. Ask your School Library Media Coordinator for the password if you are accessing it at home. 

    Discovery Education Icon

    Discovery Education

     gcsnc.discoveryeducation.com

    A fun place to access videos, articles, and virtual field trips on science, social studies, math, and more!

    Username: Student ID (lunch) number

    STEM Scopes Icon

    STEM Scopes

     Link provided by your teacher

    K-12th grade Science, Biology, and Chemistry resources

    Username: StudentID@stu.gcsnc.com

    Nearpod Icon

    NearPod

    nearpod.com  When using this link, you'll need to have the lesson code that your teacher shared. Your teacher might also have your Nearpod lesson in Canvas - check there!

     Flipgrid Icon

    Flipgrid

    flipgrid.com  When using this link, you'll need to have the flipgrid code that your teacher shared. Your teacher might also have your flipgrid video discussion board in Canvas - check there! 

    Discovery Education Science Techbook

    Discovery Education Science Techbook

    Link provided by your teacher 

    5th, 7th, 8th, Earth & Environmental Science

    Username: StudentID@stu.gcsnc.com

    Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook

    Discovery Education Social Studies Techbook

    Link provided by your teacher 

    6th, 7th, 8th, Social Studies

    Username: StudentID@stu.gcsnc.com

    NWEA Icon

    NWEA Map Testing

    NWEA Secure Browser To learn more about NWEA Map testing, check out GCS' Assessment Coordination page here.