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Checking for Understanding (Lesson Closing Strategy)
Maintaining Contact with Parents with Blackboard Connect

Here are the EASY Step by Step instructions: In order to access your Blackboard Connect for Teachers account or reset your password, please follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2.  Leave both the email and password fields blank.
  3. Click on the “Forgot your password? Click here.”
  4. Follow the onscreen prompts to enter your email address.
  5. A new default password will be sent to your District email account.
  6. Use this default email to log in to Blackboard Connect for Teachers.
  7. If successful, you will get a warning indicating that you are logging in with a temporary password.  Click Continue.
  8. Establish your personal password based on the stated requirements.
  9. Respond to the security hint questions.
  10. Use your new password to log into the system.  If you experience any difficulties, close your browser and log into the site at the URL in step 1 above.  Enter your email and new passwords.
  11. Watch the “Show Me How” five-minute video to learn how to send messages.

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