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8th Grade Students - Don't forget about your FREE GearUP resources!

posted Sep 4, 2018, 5:36 AM by Brandy Huffman   [ updated Sep 4, 2018, 12:35 PM ]
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1. Tutoring
Need help with your homework? Want to take a practice quiz to help you study or prepare for testing? Try Tutor.com!

Username:    Your PowerSchool ID
Password:     gearup

Did you know that all BCPS 8th - 11th graders have FREE access to tutors online?  The Appalachian State GEAR UP program offers you 24/7 tutoring assistance in algebra, English, biology, and over 40 other subjects including honors classes!  You can also upload a paper and within a few hours, receive a critique of your paper with suggestions on how to improve it! All you have to do is log in to: www.tutor.com/appstate and use your Powerschool ID as your username and ‘gearup’ as your password. Get live help from an online tutor today!     
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2. Virtual Job Shadowing                                              
Not sure what you want to do after high school?? Let Virtual Job Shadow help you figure that out! 

Virtual Job Shadow is an online career planning and career exploration resource that provides all the tools and resources for charting your career path by choice, not chance. It's highly engaging, fun, and works on any computer, tablet, or smartphone, making job shadowing a unique digital experience! Features include: Job Shadow Videos, College & University Search, Career Search, Job and Internship Search, Resume Builder, and more!

Steps to Access:
1.  Website: virtualjobshadow.com               
2. Click Login                            
3. License: Search for your school by first name  (Example: Heritage, Patton, Walter, Liberty, etc…)
4. Student Login Information
5. Username: PowerSchool ID (lunch #)
6. Password: jobshadow

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