TECHNOLOGY

STAFF

  • Office 365 Account
  • Email account ending in @fbcatx.org via outlook in Office 365
  • Google education account
  • FACTS account

SECONDARY STUDENTS

  • Office 365 Account
  • Google education account
  • Email account ending in @fbcapasadena.org via gmail
  • Naviance Acccount (high school)
  • FACTS account using student email address

 Secondary student account information is provided to the students on the 1st of day school for the new students.  Current students continue to have access to their accounts until they leave FBCA.  Secondary student account information will be provided to parents upon request.  Please see Mrs.  Hicks in the school office if you forgot your account information or if password reset is necessary.

 

ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

  • Office 365 Account
  • Google education account
  • No email access

Elementary student account information is provided to the parents thru parent email around the first week of August.   Contact Mrs. Smith in the elementary office if you forgot your account information or if password reset is necessary.

 

MINIMUM TECHNOLOGY REQUIREMENTS FOR DISTANCE LEARNING

When participating in distance learning at FBCA, it is vital to consider the technology needed in order to have a successful course. We recommend that you meet the technical requirements.

Required Hardware

A computer (desktop/laptop) that is less than 5 years old or chromebook with minimum 4GB/32GB will work. Mobile device (smartphone/tablets such as iPad) are not recommended. They should be used only as secondary device and not as primary day-to-day work.

Preschool – Kindergarten students: iPad or other tablet maybe sufficient if that’s all you have.

Speakers/headphones/earbuds for listening to audio or videos presented in courses.

Optional Hardware

Laptop/chromebook with a camera or separate webcam for a desktop that does not have a built-in camera.

The following software is required (chromebook users do need to do this section):

An Internet Browser, Google Chrome preferred – Download
Adobe Acrobat Reader (latest version) – Download

Optional Software

Microsoft Office (includes Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Students have free access to install the suite on their computers. All FBCA students are issue license to install Offce 365 with their account. New secondary students will be issued with an account on the first day or school. Elementary student accounts will be issued by the elementary office/homeroom teacher prior to the 1st day of school.

NOTE: Do not use Internet Explorer. This browser is obsolete and is no longer supported by FACTSmgt system and it’s not 100% compatible with Google Classroom.