PERSONALIZED LEARNING SYSTEMS

  • What's New in the LMS


    Learn more about new and upcoming features within the Learning Management System (LMS), Schoology. Principals, teachers, and other LMS users can view all the latest LMS Updates by visiting this page periodically. New features include digital content integration, design changes, improved assessment tools, and much more.

     

  • New Schoology Look!

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 12/1/2023 7:00:00 AM

    We've got some exciting news for you starting January 2, 2024. When you log in, you'll notice a new and fresh look with more user-friendly icons and a layout that just makes sense. These changes will give you a new visual and enjoyable experience. Don't worry; everything still works the same way – we've just made it look better for you! https://bit.ly/SGYNewLook2024. PDF Flyer

     

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  • New Schoology Features

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 10/27/2023

    Exciting news for our dedicated teachers! 

    We are thrilled to introduce new features to elevate your LMS Schoology course experience. 

    • Options for Missing Assignments
    • New Exception Values
    • Collected Type
    • Count in Grade

    These additions are designed to make your teaching journey even more rewarding. For all the details on these fantastic features, head over to https://bit.ly/SGYNewFeatures.

     

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  • Streamlined Common Assessment Search in Schoology Learning!

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 10/3/2023

    We're introducing a time-saving enhancement for teachers. Now, teachers can seamlessly search for Common Assessments material items from Performance Matters (AMS) directly within Schoology Learning.

    What's New?

    With this latest feature, teachers can effortlessly locate the Common Assessment they need when adding Materials without ever leaving their Schoology course. No more time-consuming scrolling through assessments. Simply type keywords for the item you are looking for – it's all at your fingertips!

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  • Student Success Card

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 9/18/2023 5:00:00 AM

    On September 18, all UTK to grade 12 students will be able to access a new Student Success Card App on their Schoology profile page. This app is designed to provide students with a wide range of valuable resources to support their academic journey.

    Students will be able to access all the amazing resources the Los Angeles Public Library has to offer, including over 200 databases, free online tutoring, homework help, music, movies, magazines, test prep, language learning, and more. This app is here to empower students to achieve their academic goals and make their learning experience even more enriching. The Student Success Card app brings the power of the Los Angeles Public Library to your fingertips.

    For instructions on how students can access this new feature, download the Student Success Card job aid.

     

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  • New Schoology Elementary Experience

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 9/15/2023

    Schoology is now offering a new course experience for elementary students. The new experience displays courses and content in a more simplified and visual format that is engaging and easy to use for young learners. Students will have the ability to draw, record, photograph, annotate, and more to submit their work. Teachers can enable this feature at any time if they wish to use it. 

    The Elementary Experience offers the following features:

    • Simpler navigation: Students see a simplified course layout.
    • New course view: Focused on a more visual and engaging experience.
    • Brand new Assignment Experience: Students have the ability to draw, record, photograph, annotate, and more to submit their work. The current phase of the Elementary Experience enables students to take a photo, record audio/video, upload a file, type, and submit to the assignment.

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    Additional information can be found at: 

    Elementary Experience for Students https://bit.ly/StudentElemExp

    Elementary Experience for Instructors https://bit.ly/InstrElemExp

    For instructions on how to enable this new feature, download the Schoology Elementary Experience job aid.

     

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  • Co-teacher Phase 2 Update

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 7/31/2023

    We are excited to announce a new feature that will simplify the process of accessing digital content through our Learning Management System (LMS), Schoology. Beginning August 2023, when a co-teacher is added through MiSiS Master Scheduling, they will automatically get access to core digital applications being used by the roster-carrying teacher. This means that co-teachers will no longer need to request access to individual applications, saving valuable time for everyone. The availability of core content applications will be phased in gradually, meaning that not all applications will be available on day one.

    Additional communication will be sent out to ensure that everyone is informed before this feature goes live. This will include a list of core applications that will be available in the first release. Please note that there will be multiple releases for Phase 2 of this project. 

    This new feature will enhance your digital learning experience and make it easier to collaborate with your co-teachers. Visit our FAQ document for more information.

    If the co-teacher requires additional access to the course, apply for a higher Schoology role through oneAccess at https://oneaccess.lausd.net. Please refer to REF-098500, Attachment B, for a list of available roles.

     

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  • Important Update for Clever Staff Account Holders

    Posted by Antonio Hernandez on 6/20/2023

    Clever logoWe would like to inform you about an important update regarding your Clever account. As we approach the end of the current school year, we want to remind you that your existing Clever Staff access will expire on July 27, 2023.

    To ensure uninterrupted access to Clever and its associated educational apps for the upcoming school year, we have implemented a new process. Starting August 1, 2023, you will need to request access through our oneAccess portal https://oneaccess.lausd.net. This simple step will allow us to update your account and provide you with continued access to the digital tools you rely on.

    We understand the importance of a seamless transition and want to ensure you have all the necessary information. In the coming weeks, we will provide detailed instructions and additional information on requesting access through oneAccess. These instructions will be available on our website, so please stay tuned and check back regularly.

    We greatly appreciate your attention to this matter and encourage you to take the necessary steps to secure access for the next academic year. By following the provided instructions, you can continue to leverage Clever and its educational apps to support your teaching and learning objectives.

    Thank you for your understanding and cooperation as we strive to provide you with the best possible support for your educational needs. Should you have any questions or concerns, please don't hesitate to contact our support team at 213-241-5200 (option 5, then option 1).

     

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  • New Schoology Feature

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 2/1/2023 7:00:00 AM

    app switcher waffleHave you noticed a new “waffle” icon next to your name in Schoology?  This new icon is called the “App Switcher.” The App Switcher is different than the current Schoology “waffle” icon. The “waffle” icon is made up of 4 boxes and is used to access digital content apps, while the App Switcher is made up of 9 boxes and is used to switch between Schoology and other PowerSchool applications used in L.A. Unified, such as Performance Matters’ Academic Monitoring System (AMS).

     

     

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  • New Gradebook Exception Value

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 12/5/2022

    new exception valueYou can now add an exception to any Assignment, Discussion, Assessment, or Test/Quiz in your Schoology gradebook to denote that a student's submission has been Submitted. The Submitted exception allows teachers to mark an item as Submitted and easily enter a score at a later time. The Submitted icon serves as a visual reminder that the student has submitted their work but has yet to be graded. Marking an overdue item Excused, Missing, or Submitted will also remove the item from a student's Overdue notifications, preventing unwanted overdue notifications from being sent to the student and parents. Once a score is entered, the Submitted flag will automatically clear itself. 

    Features:

    Teachers can add a Submitted exception to any Assignment, Discussion, Assessment, or Test/Quiz in the Schoology gradebook to denote that a student's submission has been Submitted.

    Advantages:

    • It allows teachers to mark an item as Submitted and easily enter a grade at a later time.
    • Students and parents can verify that an assignment was received by the teacher.
    • The Submitted icon serves as a visual reminder that the student has submitted an assignment.
    • Students and parents will not receive overdue notifications if the Submitted exception value is used.

     

     

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  • Assignment Accommodations

    Posted by ANTONIO HERNANDEZ on 8/22/2022

    A new feature is now available in your Schoology Gradebook. Teachers can now indicate when accommodations are offered/provided to a student for any assignment. This initial enhancement allows teachers to tag assignments with “Accommodation Offered/Received” using the existing comment icon in the gradebook, based on their IEP, 504 plan, etc., offered to a student. A future enhancement, to be released later this semester, will allow students and parents to see the assignments that were tagged when accommodations were offered/provided.

    Access the job aid, Assignment Accommodations Tagging to learn how to use this new feature.

     

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