Parent Technology Quickstart Guide
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GETTING STARTED: ACCESSING
YOUR DISTRICT ACCOUNT & GOOGLE APPS

Your District Account/Google Apps login is used for education-related sites that give the option to “Sign in with Google”.
This login is the student’s district e-mail address and the same password associated with their account.

Google email address: example -Johnsmith@dvilleschools.org
Password: Grade K-4 is “Student ID” and end with “!!” Example - 123456!!
Password: Grade 5-12 is your student’s choice


*Student ID is the same as student lunch number
**Need to reset your password? Contact your teacher for assistance.

ACCESSING CLASSLINK

ClassLink is the students’ launchpad to most school applications including Google Apps for Education, textbook resources, Seesaw, iStation, and more! Read complete login instructions.

Kindergarten - 4th grade
Username: Student ID (example - 123456)
Password: “Student ID” and “!!” (example - 123456!!)

5th grade through 12th grade
Username is their “Student ID” (example - 123456)
Password: (student’s choice)

*Student ID is the same as student lunch number
**Need to reset your password? Contact your teacher for assistance.

GOOGLE CLASSROOM ACCESS

Google Classroom is a learning platform that allows teachers to create, distribute and grade assignments in a paperless way. It also provides a space for online discussions between teachers and their students. Links to live (synchronous) learning sessions will be linked through Classroom. Access Google Classroom through ClassLink or at classroom.google.com with student’s @dvilleschools.org email and password. Here is a handout and video to help you get started. 

GOOGLE MEET VIDEO CONFERENCING ACCESS

If you are using a mobile device (phone, tablet, etc..), use the Google Meet app, not your browser. District iPads will have a Google Meet app that is ready to use. If you are using your personal tablet, please download the Google Meet app. On a computer or Chromebook, Google Meet can be accessed through Classlink. Here is a handout and video to help you get started. 

ZOOM VIDEO CONFERENCING ACCESS

Zoom is a video conferencing tool that will allow your teachers to speak directly to students . Teachers will share required information (time of video conference, time of call and a private link to join through Google Classroom or SeeSaw. Here is a handout and videos to help you get started. 

SEESAW ACCESS

Seesaw is a simple way for teachers and students to record and share what's happening in the classroom. Seesaw gives students a place to document their learning, be creative and learn how to use technology. Each student gets their own journal and will add things to it, like photos, videos, drawings, or notes. Access SeeSaw through ClassLink. Watch Introduction to SeeSaw Video.

DEVICES

CHROMEBOOKS LAPTOPS IPADS

What is a Chromebook - Video

How to Sign In & Out of a Chromebook - Handout

Loaner laptop login instructions will be provided at the time of check-out.

Getting to Know the iPad - Video

iPad Help and Installing Apps -[Video] [Handout]


CURRICULUM RESOURCES

For questions regarding access to curriculum resources, please contact your teacher. If additional assistance is needed, please
contact Tech Support at 972-708-2300 or email techsupport@duncanvilleisd.org

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