Presentation on theme: "Getting Started. Edline Web Site Requirements Provide Students and Parents With: 1.A Brief Course Description 2.Your Email Address 3.Course Syllabus 4.Major."— Presentation transcript:
Edline Web Site Requirements Provide Students and Parents With: 1.A Brief Course Description 2.Your Email Address 3.Course Syllabus 4.Major Project or Event Dates (As listed in Planning Guide or Student Handbook) 5.Weekly course content 6.Weekly grade updates. (You may only have one or two assignments to update at that time. Creative Arts teachers and teachers with semester courses grade posting dates will vary.)
Using Edline Navigation –use the links and buttons on Edline to navigate –DO NOT use the browser's "Forward" and "Back" buttons Timing Out –15 minutes of inactivity in Edline you must log back in Typing and moving mouse are not considered activity Clicking a link or a button is considered activity –77 Minutes of inactivity within Grade Quick web
Activation Codes Students Activation Codes –The teacher can provides students with activation codes Parent Activation Codes (after annual mass mailing) –Guidance office will give parent activation codes with new enrollment packets Teacher Activation Codes –Technology Department will provide teachers with activation codes
Building Web Coordinator Maintains building Edline page, News, and Calendar Creates groups for activities not listed in MMS schedule
Fixing Problems Forgotten Screennames or Passwords (teachers, students, and parents) –click the "I forgot my screen name or password link" on the Edline login page. I see a message that says Edline's certificate is invalid or expired –your browser is probably too old. Upgrade your browser to the newest available version. –check your computer's system clock. If the clock date and time is wrong, your browser will incorrectly think Edline's certificate has expired. server is unavailable when you try to access Edline through AOL Internet Browser. – The AOL servers are overloaded –The parental controls on your account are too restrictive.
Creating an Edline Account Go To http://www.edline.nethttp://www.edline.net 1.Type in your Activation Code 2.Click Activate this code 3.I agree on License agreement 4.Choose New Account 5.Create a Screen Name and Password Username example - sqhjsmith 6.Type Email so that it appears on front page 7.Choose Security Question and Answer 8.Click Update
A Typical Web Page Window List of Classes Edit /Add Class Calendar Projects, Assignments and News Manage Your Class and Account Your Content Edit /Add Class Contents And Web Links Gradequick Web Link
Manage Class and Account 1.In the Command Center Click Manage Class 2.Add a Class Description, Upload an Image 3.You can Manage 1.Class Policies 2.Members and Permissions 3.Print Activation Codes 4.Change Visibility 4.Manage Account 1.Type Email to view on page. 2.Click Update
Managing Class Calendar and News 1.Click the Course Name to choose a class to update. 2.Under the News or Calendar Menu Click Edit 1.From the drop down, choose what you would like to add (Document, Folder, Group) 2.Click Add 3.News – Click Add to add the required document information. 1.Title, Summary, Calendar Dates 2.Enter your info by hand, import a doc, or upload zip file. 4.Calendar – Click Add or Double Click a Date 1.Title, Summary, Calendar Dates 2.Select a Category/Folder 3.Enter your info by hand, import a doc, or upload zip file 4.Choose Courses to post info to. 5.Moving Assignments from Year to Year 6.Click Manage Items 1.Select All items or select the Items by placing a check in the selection box. 2.Choose Rollover Selected Items
Adding Page Content 1.Click the Course Name to choose a class to update. 2.Under the Contents Menu on the right, click Edit 1.From the drop down, choose (Document, Folder, or Group) 2.Click Add 3.A New Window will open 4.Enter the Following information. 1.Title, Summary, Calendar Dates 2.Enter your text by hand, Import a doc, or Upload zip file. 5.For Multiple Postings Select the Classes by clicking Add 6.Change Visibility of info added by making selections (optional) 7.Click Save and Return or Save and Add Another
Adding Other Web Links 1.Go Links and click Edit 1.Choose Add Link or Folder (Folders will allow you to categorize links) 2.Type link name, summary, dates 3.Type the url or web address ex. (http://www.google.com)http://www.google.com 4.Multiple Postings -Choose Classes 5.Change Visibility (optional) 6.Click Save
Posting Edline Grade Reports From Grade Quick 1.Open Grade Quick 2.Go to Reports – Edline Reports 1.Choose the desired report – Standard 1 3.Progress Report will Open 4.Select Print – Send to Edline 5.Select Send to Web Options 6.Your Edline account will open your internet browser for you to log in. 7.Once logged in you can review the sent reports for accuracy/errors.
Important Notes and Tips Make sure to set permissions and visibility to all documents, folders, and other information that you want to keep private. Under the command center, you can send mass email notifications to all registered users. Your web site is accessible from anywhere where there’s internet access. Keep your username and password protected, if you think a student might know it, change it in the Command Center > Change Password. Contact Support immediately when you encounter a technical or security problem.