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Albertville City Schools Schoology Student/Parent Guide What is Schoology? Schoology (pronounced school-uh-gee) is an online learning management system, serving as a digital hub for teachers and students to access course curriculum. Schoology is also a communication platform between teachers and students/parents. Schoology will be an integral part of how teachers design and implement their lesson plans, assignments and assessments. They will use it to post assignments, activities, and updates to their class. Students will have access to their coursework when absent, in traditional classes, or in remote/virtual settings. Parents will be able to see what their children are working on and have access to their assignments through Schoology. STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS Web Address and Login Information for Student Accounts To access Schoology for students in Albertville City Schools: From a school system-managed Chromebook: With a school-provided Clever badge - 1. Open the Chromebook and click “Next” button. 2. The camera will be activated on this screen. 3. Hold up your Clever badge to log onto the Chromebook.

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Albertville City Schools Schoology Student/Parent Guide
What is Schoology? Schoology (pronounced school-uh-gee) is an online learning management system, serving as a digital hub for teachers and students to access course curriculum. Schoology is also a communication platform between teachers and students/parents. Schoology will be an integral part of how teachers design and implement their lesson plans, assignments and assessments. They will use it to post assignments, activities, and updates to their class. Students will have access to their coursework when absent, in traditional classes, or in remote/virtual settings. Parents will be able to see what their children are working on and have access to their assignments through Schoology. STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS Web Address and Login Information for Student Accounts To access Schoology for students in Albertville City Schools: From a school system-managed Chromebook:
With a school-provided Clever badge- 1. Open the Chromebook and click “Next” button.
2. The camera will be activated on this screen. 3. Hold up your Clever badge to log onto the Chromebook.
4. Click ACS or Schoology on the Favorites bar on the top far left. A drop-down
menu will appear.
5. Click on Schoology. You should be logged in to your Schoology account.
With your Google school credentials-
1. Open the Chromebook and click “Sign in with a different account.” 2. Type in your full school email address (example:
[email protected]) 3. Type in your password - goaggies 4. Click ACS or Schoology on the Favorites bar on the top far left. A drop-down
menu will appear.
5. Click on Schoology. You should be logged in to your Schoology account.
From any other device, go to https://albertk12.schoology.com/login. You should see this screen:
A student’s login username is their school Google email address without the @students.albertk12.org ending. For example, if the email address is [email protected], then the username would be jadams1991. The password for all student accounts is goaggies. *If you cannot log in or do not know your login information, contact your child’s teacher for help. Accessing Coursework and Messages Your homepage is the first place you'll land every time you log in to Schoology. Your homepage may show you Recent Activity or Course Dashboard. Recent Activity Recent Activity shows all comments and updates pertaining to your schools, courses and groups. To filter your feed to view only Updates, Polls, or Blog posts, click the Most Recent link in the top corner, and select a filtering
Course Dashboard The Course Dashboard enables you to view all your courses as a tiled list. From the Course Dashboard, click any one of your courses and go directly to its main landing page. You can also click and drag course tiles to reorder them.
Upcoming The Upcoming area on the right side of your homepage displays events, assignments, tests/quizzes, and discussions with a due date. Hovering over each item displays the course or group associated with the item.
You may access your personal Calendar by clicking the Calendar link in the upper-right corner of the Upcoming section.
Messages Navigate to your Messages area by clicking the envelope icon on the top menu.
1. Click New Message. 2. Enter the recipient’s name in the To field. A list of users automatically populates as you
type. 3. Select the user from the list. 4. Enter a subject and message. 5. Add optional files, links, or resources. 6. Click Send to complete.
PARENT ACCESS How to Register for a Schoology Parent Account Parent letters with your child’s access code are sent home from each school at the beginning of the school year. Use the following steps to register for your parent account: In your browser, navigate to www.schoology.com. In the top right corner of the screen, click the Sign Up button. Select Parent from the options. Enter the Access Code for your child that was sent home from their school. Fill out the information for your new Schoology account (your email address and the password you want to use for your Schoology account) and click “Register.” If you have multiple children in ACS, you create a single parent account with one child’s code. After you have created your account, you can link the rest of your children to your account within Schoology by clicking on the arrow in the top left corner by your name and selecting +Add Child. Enter in another child’s code in the box, click “USE CODE” and they will now be linked to your account. You can link each child in your family to your account in this manner.
Parents will log into Schoology by visiting www.schoology.com, whereas students will access Schoology by visiting the Schoology platform for Albertville City Schools at https://albertk12.schoology.com/login. Parent Notifications Set up your Notifications to control how the school contacts you about your child’s activity in Schoology. To set up notifications, select Notifications from the dropdown menu in the upper right hand corner. This will bring you to the Notifications area of your Account Menu. From this area, you can select which notifications you would like to receive and opt in to receive text message notifications, if desired. Be sure to click Save Changes when you are finished. Navigating Schoology from Parent Login Once you are logged in, the top navigation bar will help you access the four main areas of Schoology: Home, Courses, Groups, and Resources. Clicking Home will always bring you back to your home page, or your main parent account. This is where you see your Recent Activity feed. When you are in your main Schoology Parent Account (not your child’s), icons for messages, connections and notifications display in the top navigation bar. You can also click your name to go to your own Personal Profile. Any time someone sends you a message, or does something that pertains to you or your child’s school, it’s easily accessible in the top-right corner of your screen. Everything is chronologically ordered and clickable to make managing them simple. Click on the arrow in the upper-right corner of your screen and select your child’s name to view his or her activity. Scheduling a Conference or For More Information If you have any questions or concerns about coursework or access to Schoology, please contact your child’s teacher and/or school.