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Here is the 2018-2019 Technology Info summary (cheat-sheet).  This document is being gradually supplemented with links to the relevant content on this site.

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2018-2019 Technology Info

HELP & HOW TO                                                                                                                 

COMPUTER & NETWORK

Please shut down computers before leaving for the day.

STAFF Logins:

User name:   1st letter of first name + last name

Password: (New Staff) 1st letter of first name capitalized, 1st letter of last name lowercase & 6 digit Birth date (i.e.Jd021304) (Returning Staff) current password – verify this

STUDENT Logins:      

Username:  ID Number

Initial Password:  1st letter of students first name capitalized, 1st letter of students last name lowercase & 6 digit Birth date (i.e.Jd021304)

Password Complexity Requirements:

  • Must be between 8 to 16 characters long.

  • Cannot contain any part of your username or name.

  • Cannot be any of your last three passwords.                          

Password Changes

Use the RapidIdentity portal to do a password change: https://sso.shakopee.k12.mn.us


My Documents, ‘720staff\StaffHome’ (P:) or Username Drive mounted on MAC desktop:  All are your Home Folder.  You are currently limited to 600 MB of space.  Once you reach the maximum limit of space, you will receive a warning and will no longer be able to save.

Network drives:  New_Staff Share on ‘720 Staff’  or New_StaffShare is where documents can be saved to share with members of your staff, grade level or dept.   PC Only: StudentShare on ‘720student” (K:) is where students can save or access shared documents & files.  StudentHome on ‘720student’ (R:) is where students home folders are located.  They are organized by graduation year & ID #. Saving and sharing documents through Google Drive is recommended, though, since it is more consistent across devices (PC, Mac, iPad, Chromebook).

PRINTERS: must be selected before you send a print request.

Add Printer MAC

Add Printer PC: Windows Start button, Devices and Printers, Add a Printer, Add a network, wireless or Bluetooth printer, Select from the list.

If printer is NOT on list click: The printer that I want isn’t listed, Find a printer in the directory, based on location or feature, Click Next,  Click Name to sort alphabetically, scroll to find printer, double click to add, Yes or No for default printer, Next & Finish

Students can only print to lab printers; they generally cannot add printers  

**Shortcuts are not installed by Technology.  Users can create shortcuts by:

  • PC:  a.) Find application in Start, All Programs b.) Right click c.) Select Send To, Desktop (create shortcut)

  • Mac:  Best practice is to add shortcuts to your Dock.  Open Finder window that contains application, file or folder, Click the item, Drag the icon onto the Dock


Wireless networks available:

SabersPublic - Used for personal devices.  After connecting, a screen should pop up to acknowledge terms for use of the network; click Accept to continue.

SabersWireless (District devices should automatically connect or authenticate to saberstaff network.  Personal staff devices can also connect; this will require regular username and password.)



DISTRICT SERVICES & SOFTWARE        

FRONTLINE

  • Absence Management (Aesop) - Submit time off requests.
  • Time & Attendance (Veritime) - Record daily attendance (clock in and out)
  • Professional Learning Management - Sign up for courses, track professional growth hours, and view compliance videos and training (replaces Apex Total Program & KeepCertified).

CANVAS is the district’s Learning Management System (LMS). 

CENTRAL DUPLICATING is the district duplicating service.  DO NOT print anything over 10 pages on building printers.  

EMAIL:  For e-mail we use Microsoft Outlook.  There is also a web mail version to use at home or off site. Links are located on the District Web Site, Staff Resources.  Email addresses: Username + @shakopee.k12.mn.us. Ex. (twillmse@shakopee.k12.mn.us) Technology provides district email school groups, such as: Building, Certified, NonCertified and Everyone.  These are found through the Outlook Global Address List.

INFINITE CAMPUS is our district-wide Student Information System along with HR/Finance.  Teachers & Staff can manage attendance, grades, schedules, test scores and other information about students.  All employees can access the Employee Self Service module which will allow access to personal employment information like paychecks & leave balances.  Login with regular username and password.

INTERNET FILTERING: Our Internet Filter (Securly) requires a Google login (using your @shakopeeschools.org account).  Staff can request temporary access to blocked sites via Securly or submit a help ticket to have a site permanently unblocked.

MICROSOFT SYSTEM CENTER (PC Users)

PHONES

Do NOT give a parent or post on-line the number to your classroom phone.  It must go through the office first.

SCHOOLWIRES is our online web content portal.  Sign in is located in the upper right corner of any district site. Login with Computer Credentials.   Documentation is located on the How do I…tab once you are logged in.

SELF SERVICE (MAC Users) allows users to install optional software or update existing programs.