Technology Support for Families-Frequently Asked Questions
How can families apply for the Spectrum Internet Assist Program?
Link-Spectrum Internet Assist Program Application Directions
How do families get tech support?
https://www.buffaloschools.org/helpline or call 816-7100 (helpline)
How do students get in person tech support?
In person tech support for students with take home devices is available on Monday and Wednesdays from 11:00-1:00 at the following locations: PS 200 Bennett, PS 206 South Park, PS 309 East Campus, PS 207 Lafayette
Online Learning Opportunities and Resources
Directions to Access Clever:
- Go to Buffaloschools.org
- Click on the Students tab (upper right hand corner)
- Click on the Clever icon
- Log in using students active directory (900 number/password or QR code/badge)
Click on the file below to see detailed visual directions for accessing Clever:
Click on the links below to see video tutorials for accessing Clever
Please be aware that although there is a Clever app for phones, Lexia does not have an app for phones. Please try to access Lexia on a Windows device or a tablet. If your only access is via phone, please use the following video to access the Clever programs especially Lexia.
For more information and support related to Clever, go to the BPS website located here:
Once logged into Clever you can access many different apps and learning opportunities, by clicking on the icons. After completing activities on these apps, students progress is sent directly to your child’s teacher!!!
Frequently Used Clever Apps Include:
Lexia-Individualized Reading Instruction at YOUR student’s level!!! Students can practice letter sounds, decoding, sight words, sequencing, etc.
MyOn-Digital Library, Students can browse books by topic/category and have them read to them. Students can even take a quick comprehension quiz after reading.
Moby Max-Individualized Math Instruction at YOUR student’s level!!! Students can practice math facts, word problems, and activities/tasks that address all grade level standards.
Prodigy-Individualized Math activities at YOUR student’s level structured as a magical world/game.
Nearpod-Students can participate in interactive lessons related to ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies live or at their own pace after recieving a lesson code from their teacher.
Think Central-Digital/Online version of Journeys ELA curriculumn. Students have online access to reading anthologies, workbooks, write in readers, and leveled readers.
*Freckle-ELA and Math app where activities assigned to you child from the teacher! Download the app, click on the link below and log in with class code
Additional Online Resources
Embarc-Fantastic resource when using the Math Modules. Embarc is organized by grade and Module-This link will take you to Grade 2. Here you can click on the desired Module and Embarc will provide an instructional video for EVERY lesson, as well as examples, and a parent handbook for each module!