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  • 1. Getting Started with eChalk For Teachers

2. What is eChalk? eChalks unique online learning environment provides your school with its own electronic town square where teachers, students, administrators, and parents can COMMUNICATE COLLABORATE CONNECT together. 3. As a teacher, eChalk enables you to: Keep parents and students up-to-date and accountable with important class information. Interact with students using safe and secure email, online class discussions, and surveys. Save time by using online publishing tools to post class activities, projects, and resources. 4. Using Your Online eChalk Community SCHOOL Your schools homepage will feature important school news and announcements, upcoming events, faculty information, and school resources. 5. Teachers use eChalk Class Pages to provide anytime, anywhere access to homework assignments, project requirements, learning resources, and announcements. CLASSES Using Your Online eChalk Community 6. Using Your Online eChalk Community eChalk even enables the PTA, the library, student clubs, teams, and academic departments to participate in your schools online community using eChalk Group Pages. GROUPS 7. Using Your Online eChalk Community Where safety and security are important, your school can utilize both the public and private features of eChalk. PRIVATE CLASSES GROUPS SCHOOL An online school calendar A school directory Announcements School Resources Online classrooms Online group pages eChalk Student-Safe email Web-based file storage Expanded online classrooms Expanded online group pages Online Discussions Homework Drop Box Grades Publishing Public Tools Private Tools (requires login) 8. Language filtering to eliminate inappropriate language (customized by your school/district) Spell-check Return receipts File attachments Forwarding eChalk Student-Safe Email Includes... Screening to prevent undesirable incoming and outgoing emails (customized by your school/district) The ability to "close down" the system and allow emails only between certain groups within the schools or district 9. Private Tools for Students/Teachers Students and parents can view assigned work and events for all of their classes in one place. 10. Private Tools for Students/Teachers The Private Class Page enables students to view class events, tests, and quizzes; submit assignments; participate in online discussions; and access class resources. 11. Lets Go! 1st Time Login ACCEPT user policy CREATE new password FINISH 1 2 3 Go to our school Web site: Enter your username and temporary password to complete your Be sure to write down your username and email address. Make sure you remember the new password you created!