New to TISD

New Teacher Musts for Smooth Sailing!

Take a look at this list of technology resources that are available for you as a TISD teacher. Your campus technology liaison will go over these with you.

Logging In

  • Logging into your computer. (Check personal email for login information.)
  • Logging into your Google account
  • Linking Chrome and your Gcloud Account (handout)


    • Outlook email account at teacher desktop (handout) (video)
    • Email Signatures
    • OWA (Outlook on the Web) - (video)
    • Gmail (associated to your gcloud account) - (video)

Online Resources


There are both black and white and color copiers on each campus. You will use your copier PIN (that you got in your introductory email from the Help Desk) to make copies. (handout) (video)

Presentation Stations

  • Lumens Document Camera (elementary and middle school) - (handout) (video)
  • Presentation Station (high school) - (handout)

Frontline (Aesop)

Use Aesop to request a substitute when you are going to be absent. (handout)


Each classroom has an IP phone. Dial a"3" before the number to make an outside call. If you need to make a long distance call, get your code from your campus secretary. (handout)


Use Eduphoria to sign up for standardized test scores (Aware), professional development (Workshop), your evaluation (Strive), Technology HelpDesk tickets (HelpDesk), and posters (FormSpace).

HelpDesk: Entering a Ticket (handout)

Workshop: Using Workshop (handout)

Workshop: Taking an Online Course (handout) (video)

Formspace: Posters and Banners (handout)

Skyward Student Management

Temple ISD uses Skyward Student Management for student records, grading, attendance, health records, and a parent portal. Teachers use Educator Access + for their gradebooks and attendance. Class lists in attendance and the gradebook are not available until the first day of school.

Skyward - HR/Finance

You can log into Skyward HR/Finance to see your paycheck information and W2 forms. (handout)

TEKS Resource System

Teacher use the TEKS Resource System for curriculum, standards alignment, and lesson planning. (handout)

Discovery Education

You can use the district's subscription to Discovery Education to access TEKS aligned videos, resources, and lesson plans. You will need to sign up with the codes that can be found in the handout. (handout)

YouTube Access

If you students can't access a video, you will need to grant approval. You must be logged into your gcloud account to approve videos. (handout)

Temple ISD has YouTube Channels that you might find useful: