Please reach out to your child's teacher to find out which of these your student may be using.
What is Edmodo?Edmodo is an educational website that takes the ideas of a social network and refines them and makes it appropriate for a classroom. Using Edmodo, students and teachers can reach out to one another and connect by sharing ideas, problems, and helpful tips. A teacher can assign and grade work on Edmodo; students can get help from the entire class on Edmodo. It is a safe environment. There is no bullying or inappropriate content, because the teacher can see everything that is posted on Edmodo. Also parents can join the class to bring a level of transparency that is difficult to achieve without technology.
What is Seesaw?For students, Seesaw helps them see their own growth and provides an audience for their work - whether that be peers, parents, or the world at large.
For families, Seesaw gives an immediate, personalized window into their child’s day so they can support learning at home.
For teachers, Seesaw saves time on organization and communication, makes formative assessment easy, and provides a safe place to teach digital citizenship skills.
What is Google Classroom?Google classroom is a tool allowing teachers to easily assign and collect digital work. It can also be used for announcements to the class from the teacher.Guardian email summaries include:
In order to create a parent account you must request an invite from your child's teacher. The invite will include these directions.
- Missing work—Work that’s late at the time the email was sent
- Upcoming work—Work that’s due today and tomorrow (for daily emails) or work that’s due in the upcoming week (for weekly emails)
- Class activity—Announcements, assignments, and questions recently posted by teachers
Some teachers regular post new content. This may include pod casts, newsletters, etc. Follow these directions to subscribe.The district and every school in the district has a Twitter account and "tweets" out regularly. Many of the teachers also have classroom accounts. Below are the district and building Twitter handles. Check with your child's teacher for the classroom handle and them follow them all.
Orland School District @OSD135 #osd135 Centennial School @ctlbulldogs #ctlbulldogs Center School @center_dolphins #centerdolphins Century Junior High @CenturyWildcats #CenturyWildcatsHigh Point School @hpointschool #hpointschool Jerling Junior High @JerlingJayhawks #JerlingJayhawks Liberty School @Liberty_D135 #Liberty_D135 Meadow Ridge @MeadowRidgeRoar #MeadowRidgeRoar Orland Junior High @OJHEagles #OJHEagles Park School @ParkSchool135 #ParkSchool135 Prairie School @Prairie_Hawks #prairiehawks135