Technology Resources

Resources specific to South Dakota high schools participating in the Center for Statewide E-learning courses.
Desire2Learn

Please note that your D2L login will change on April 8/9, 2019. Please use the instructions below to retrieve your new D2L username and set your password.

Respondus Lockdown Browser

Chromebooks

Rather than using Respondus Lockdown Browser, Chromebooks will be put in kiosk mode for quizzes/tests.

 

Windows/Macs

  • Individual version - Intended for personal computers, this version requires administrator rights to install, update, and run.
  • Lab version - Requires administrator rights to install and update, but not run. Updates are only required once per year. 

Information on installation is sent out in May.

Accessing Library Resources

To use Beulah Williams Library databases, students must use their NSU login credentials (@firstname.lastname@wolves.northern.edu). Instructions for obtaining your NSU login account are outlined above.

Please note that certain ports must be opened on the school firewall for a student to gain access.

Approved Software
Adobe Spark
Graphic design app to create photos, web pages, and video
Calculus on the Web
Calculus learning and practice problems
Canva
Simple graphic design app to create logos, graphs, flyers, and more
Chart of Nuclicides
Data and tables used for physics and chemistry
Desire2Learn
Used by students to access their courses
Ed Puzzle
Adds quiz and progress tracking capabilities to existing videos
Flipgrid
Video discussion tool
GlimKit
Live quiz learning game
Google Apps for Education
Google learning apps, including Gmail, drive, docs, and more
H&R Block
Simulation to teach money management
Kahoot
Live quiz learning game
LoggerPro Vernier Software
Wireless sensors used for various sciences
NoodleTools
Citation tool
Padlet
Creates collaborative documents and web pages
Panopto
Lecture capture
Phet Simulation Labs
Interactive physics simulations
Piktochart
Simple graphic design app to create infographics and presentations
Popplet
Relationship diagram creator for notes or visual learning
Prezi
Presentation tool
Quadratic Calculator
Quadratic calculator
Quizizz
Self-paced quizzes
Quizlet (Live)
Study tool that includes flashcards, games, and more
Senor Wooly
Educational Spanish videos for an older audience
Smore
Newsletter creation
Socrative
Live quiz and polling tool
StudySpanish.com
Spanish learning and practice
Tagxedo
Creates word clouds
Teacher's Discovery
Online store for books, videos, and classroom materials
Vocaroo
Quick voice recording and sharing
Voces
Spanish curriculum and e-textbook
Voki
Voice recording with custom animated characters
WebAssign
Digital learning platform (e-textbooks, homework, and study tools)
Wordle
Creates basic word clouds
YouTube
Video platform