My name is Fred Benitez and I am a Digital Learning Specialist at Fort Bend ISD. I can help you design project based technology lessons to integrate seamlessly into the curriculum, model lessons, and also provide technology training on your campus. The Fort Bend ISD Digital Learning Department is committed to supporting the technology integration needs of schools, faculty, staff and students.

Check out the resources I have compiled for you and please contact me and let me know what I can do to help you!

Technology Application TEKS

Technology Application TEKS are integrated into the core academic subject areas so that students can develop skills, increase understanding, explore applications, and achieve computer literacy as a life skill. Digital Learning Specialists and academic teachers collaborate and provide students opportunities to integrate State-required Technology Applications TEKS into academic units of study, including Internet Safety lessons.

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Communication and collaboration
  • Research and information fluency
  • Critical thinking, problem solving, and decision making
  • Digital citizenship
  • Technology operations and concepts

Classroom Tools

Laptop, Projector, Document Camera, iPads, Clickers, Video Conferencing, V-brick and more! Talk to your Librarian for more information.

Want More Software?

You have access to the Symantec Portal, where you can request software automatically be installed to your computer. You can set the date and time that the install runs, and there are many software options like Adobe Photoshop, Elmo software, and more.

New Teacher Laptops

Get the scoop on your new laptops, how to import your old files and favorites, and how to receive the lock code. Click here to access the resources from the Digital Learning Department. Watch the video below to learn about laptop basics and how to obtain your lock code.

Need to set up your network printer? Watch this video for instructions how:

New District Initiatives

Laptops
Watch the above video to learn about the lock code and extended screen.

Eduphoria
Used for assessment and appraisal. 1 hour video with quiz questions and an open lab for Q and A will be provided soon.

Office 365
District email migration, online access via portal.office.com. Training will be provided.

Schoolwires
Improving communication through consistency of webpages. Training will be provided.

  • websites will go live: RPHS October 23 |  BMS December 18.

Looking for the new Office 365 login? Check out the animated GIF below.

How do I put in a CRM ticket again?

Having an issue with your computer, skyward, or simply want help integrating technology into your lesson? Put in a CRM ticket so the appropriate department can be notified and provide timely assistance to you and your campus. Click here to watch a short video on how to enter a CRM ticket or download the CRM cheat sheet for future reference.

Professional Development

Click on the Atomic Learning image below to access all of the useful videos, tutorials and virtual training the website provides. Use your network login and password to sign in.

Adobe TV offers free tutorial videos for all of their software applications. Click on the logo below to view some of the helpful clips for your Photoshop, Illustrator or Flash projects.

Technology Resources

Check out these Quick reference guides for web 2.0 tools and apps that you might be using in your classroom.

Discovery Education - videos, board builder, quiz builder and much more.

E Instruction clickers -classroom engagement, management, and assessments.

iMovie for the iPad - Let your creativity shine through film making.

Skyward Assessments - Make grading easier for quizzes via Skyward.

Need some help with Keynote on the iPad? Check out the video below for a quick overview of this powerful app.

How can I contact you?

Please send me a message below, email, or put in a CRM case with any questions or requests for help.