FAQ for Parents

Terminology
Server - a powerful computer that provides services to other computers.
Cloud - a network of remote servers hosted on the Internet and used to store, manage, and process data.
Platform - a major piece of software under which various smaller application programs can run.

Platform What is it? What information do I find there? Who can access it? How is it accessed?
PowerSchool

Website
A secure information platform storing information about a child's school experience.
Real-time information on:
  • Attendance
  • Grades on completed assignments
  • Daily Announcements
  • Account Balances
  • Students and Parents via separate school provided accounts.
  • on the web 
  • by the link on the brhsms.ORG web page under Student links and Parent-Information.
  • or type the address trsu.powerschool.com in any web browser.
  • or download the PowerSchool Mobile App from the App store or Google Play.
  • Parents and students access individual accounts using usernames and passwords provided by the school 
  • Gmail

    Web-mail site
         powered by Google for Education
    Student's email Students via school provided email address.
  • on the web 
  • at mail.google.com
  • logging in with their school provided email@trsu.org 
  • Google Drive

    Website
    A web base cloud storage platform
    that provides desktop publishing, 
    spreadsheet, and presentation creation, 
    with the ability to share and collaborate
    Cloud storage for files:
  • Google Docs (word processing documents)
  • Google Sheets (spreadsheets)
  • Google Slides (Googles version of presentation documents)
  • Google Photos (photo storage)
  • Students via school provided email address.
  • on the web 
  • at drive.google.com
  • Students access their files and any files shared with them by teachers or peers using their school-assigned email address.
  • Google Classroom

    Website
    A Google-owned web-based platform to deliver course materials and assignments 
  • Assignments
  • Resources
  • Activities
  • Students via school provided email address.
  • on the web 
  • at classroom.google.com
  • Each teachers using Google Classroom invite students to their class's classroom.
  • Students join then repeatedly access the classroom using their school-assigned email address.
  • Moodle

    Website
    A web-based platform to deliver course materials and assignments 
  • Assignments
  • Resources
  • Activities
  • Students via a school provided username and password.
  • on the web 
  • at brhsms.COM 
  • Each teacher using moodle add students to their classroom.
  • Student access the assignments using a school-provided username and password.
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