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Transcript of Classroom Technology for Substitutes Olathe Public Technology for Substitutes Olathe Public Schools

  • 2014-15

    Classroom Technology for Substitutes

    Olathe Public Schools

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS

    Introduction ....................................................................................................................................................................... 2

    Logins .................................................................................................................................................................................. 2

    Network Login and Password ........................................................................................................................................ 2

    TeacherVUE Login and Password .................................................................................................................................. 2

    SubFinder & Teacher-Provided Information ..................................................................................................................... 3

    SubFinder Access and Login ........................................................................................................................................ 3

    TeacherVUE & Teacher-Provided Information .................................................................................................................. 4

    TeacherVUE Access and Login ..................................................................................................................................... 4

    Taking Attendance.......................................................................................................................................................... 6

    Taking Lunch Count & Mild/Drink Count (Elementary Only) ......................................................................................... 8

    Online Curricular Resources ............................................................................................................................................. 9

    Mathematics Online Resources and Login ................................................................................................................ 10

    Elementary Mathematics Online Resources ................................................................................................... 10

    Middle School & High School Mathematics Online Resources........................................................................ 19

    English/Language Arts Online Resources and Login ................................................................................................. 22

    Elementary Language Arts Online Resources - Journeys................................................................................. 22

    Middle School & High School English/Language Arts Online Resources - Collections .................................... 26

    Science Online Resources and Login ......................................................................................................................... 28

    Social Science Online Resources and Login ............................................................................................................... 30

    iPads in the Elementary Classroom ................................................................................................................................. 32

    Student iPads and Charging Cube ............................................................................................................................... 32

    iTeach/iLearn iPad Manual and Installed APPs ............................................................................................................ 32

    Appendix A: Internet Explorer Web Browser Settings for TeacherVUE/Grade Book .................................................. 33

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    INTRODUCTION

    This document contains information for substitutes in the Olathe Public Schools regarding access and use of classroom

    technology components and online resources to augment teacher lesson plans. Please familiarize yourself with the

    contents of each section of the materials provided so as to be fully-prepared to utilize these resources upon

    substituting in our district. Questions may be directed to the Substitute Services department in the Human Resources

    Division at: 913.780.8268.

    LOGINS

    You will use the following protocol for logging in to the district network and other resources.

    NETWORK LOGIN & PASSWORD

    Day to Day Substitutes:

    Username is: first initial, middle initial and last name (lower-case)

    Initial PW for the year is: Olathe15 (capital O) (Youll be asked to change the password upon login.)

    Login provides access to Internet & Desktop Applications only no email address and no access to network drives

    Long-Term Substitutes:

    Username is: First initial, last name and school abbreviation (lower-case)

    Initial PW is: Olathe15 (capital O) (Youll be asked to change the password upon login.)

    Login provides email access & access to all teacher network drives

    TEACHERVUE: ATTENDANCE / LUNCH COUNT & GRADE BOOK LOGIN & PASSWORD

    The Olathe Public Schools student information system provides substitute access to the Synergy TeacherVUE web

    application (Daily & Long-Term subs) and to the Synergy Grade Book (Long-Term subs). Login information is provided

    below. Use of the system is detailed in the Student Information System area of this guide.

    Day to Day Substitutes:

    Username: You will not be asked for a username when entering the TeacherVUE website.

    PW: The PW for the website will be provided via the substitute TeacherVUE document - upon arrival at the school.

    Login provides access only to teacher lesson plans (if left), attendance and lunch count (elementary)

    Long-Term Substitutes:

    Username is: First initial, last name and school abbreviation

    PW is your OPS Network Password (created upon initial access to the system)

    Login provides access to teacher lesson plans, attendance and lunch count (elementary)

    Login also provides access to the teachers gradebook.

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    SUBFINDER & TEACHER-PROVIDED INFORMATION

    The SubFinder system will continue to be used to access daily job information.

    Information left on SubFinder by the teacher includes:

    multiple school assignments for itinerant teachers,

    any special events or suggested attire for the day; and,

    information to assist substitutes in making decisions regarding accepting a job and information to assist a

    substitute with being adequately prepared for the day.

    SUBFINDER ACCESS AND LOGIN

    SubFinder is accessed from the Olathe Public Schools WWW website at: www.olatheschools.com

    Select Featured from the Quick Links section.

    Select SubFinder from the list of links.

    Login to the SubFinder system to accept a job - and view any pertinent information for the job.

    http://www.olatheschools.com/

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    TEACHERVUE & TEACHER-PROVIDED INFORMATION

    The Olathe Public Schools TeacherVUE system provides substitute access to Attendance, Lunch Count and Lesson

    Plans left by the teacher. Long-Term subs will also have access to the teachers grade book.

    TEACHERVUE ACCESS AND LOGIN

    Teachers may leave digital lesson plans for a substitute teacher in TeacherVUE.

    The substitute will login to TeacherVUE to obtain the teachers lesson plans for the day/courses.

    The substitute logs on to the district network with their OPS network username and password

    The substitute opens a Web Browser (IE) and ensures Web Browser settings are correct (see Appendix A).

    Failure to modify the Internet Explore (IE) settings will prevent access to the TeacherVUE site.

    The substitute accesses TeacherVUE at: https://teachervue.olatheschools.com

    Do NOT enter a Login Name or Password at this screen, simply click Substitute Teacher Login.

    The building secretary will provide the substitute with a document with the following information:

    Teacher Name

    Course Information

    Room Number(s)

    Daily Unique Password for the Teachers Substitute Lesson Information (entered on the screen below)

    The substitute will select the School Name for which they are substitute teaching.

    They will also select the Teacher Name for whom they are substituting.

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    They will enter the unique daily sub password on the document provided by the school building secretary.

    TeacherVUE opens and displays any district or building announcements.

    The substitute will select the course/class for which they are teaching to view the teachers instructions for that

    class, if necessary.

    The substitute is also provided access to Attendance at all grade levels - as well as Lunch Count at the elementary

    level.

    The substitute will choose Substitute Lesson Plans from the bottom right corner of the TeacherVUE home screen to

    access lesson plans left by the teacher.

    Click on the link to display all substitute information for that specific class.

    Change Classes as necessary from the Home Menu > Change Classes command.

    Documents may also be attached for

    substitute access in this location.

    Lesson Plans may be printed from this

    location.

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    TAKING ATTENDANCE

    When you log into TeacherVUE, the system alerts you need to take attendance by highlighting the Attendance button

    in yellow. A