Welcome to Digital Literacy 6 & 8!



    Tools for Digital Literacy Class

    Description - Canvas is a course management system (CMS) which is a tool used by teachers to store course materials such as information sheets, assignments, and additional class resources.  The CMS allows students to access the materials from a class anywhere and at any time via the Internet.  The CMS used by teachers in the Derry Township School District is a program titled Canvas.  Students are provided a website link to each their teacher’s Moodle site along with instructions on how to log on to the site and any necessary password.  Canvas may also include links to other learning resources available on the Internet as well as areas within the site where students will be required to participate in electronic “chats” and interact with the teacher and classmates. Canvas is an important resource that provides teachers a means for sharing information about the course and is used extensively.


    Description - Derry Township School District's StudentVue & ParentVue allows parents to access their child’s report card grades (grades 6-12), discipline records, class assignment grades, attendance, and other general student information over the internet. To access the information on your child(ren) during the school year, log on with your individual username and password.

    Description - Google docs is an online collaboration tool that allows teachers and students to create, share, and edit documents in various formats. Formats utilized include: documents, presentations, forms and spreadsheets.  Students have a username and password to access this tool.