Parent and Student Technical Guide

Below you will find a list of guides and resources to support your digital learning experience. To view the contents of this page, select the desired heading to expand.

Student 1:1 Program

General Information

Take a moment and check out the links below for general information. Please contact your school for any specific questions regarding the 1:1 program. You can find school's information on our Schools page.

TIP: If your device is being brought home, please ensure it is charged overnight in a common area. The common area will allow you to monitor activity and ensure the device is not a distraction for your child.

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Student Devices (Grades 3-12)

Student Device Information

First thing you will need to do is identify the make and model of your device, then find the guide below for support.

 

iPad Support (Grades PreK – 2)

iPad Support

iPad Device Help

Helpful Videos

Device Help Sheets

iPad App Help

Helpful Videos

eBook App Help Videos

Click on the eBook below to access the app help video. Please note these videos
​DO NOT have any audio.

Device App Help Sheets

Systems Information

Windows 10 Information

Below are Microsoft links to help with Windows 10.

Google Chrome Information

Google Chrome Download

Google Chrome Search

Chrome Accessibility Features

Do you have a specific website you frequent often? Consider bookmarking them in your Google Chrome browser for a faster way to access them!

Clear Cache and Cookies

 

Digital Resource Support

VPortal

What is VPortal?

Your Cloud, One Login.

VPortal is your personal cloud desktop giving you access to all your apps, files, and classes from anywhere. You have accessibility to all your digital textbooks, resources, and learning management systems. VPortal is accessible from all device types.

VPortal Student Orientation Playlist

 

 

Canvas

What is Canvas?

It is a one-stop-shop online LMS (learning management system) that brings all your K-12 classroom tools together. It's easy to learn and accessible online or on a mobile device for both teachers and students.

Access Canvas on a Laptop using a Chrome browser through VPortal.

Canvas Student App

Canvas Overview

Canvas Dashboard Overview

Canvas Calendar Overview

Conversations Overview

Assignment Submission

 

Post in a Discussion Board

Quizzes Overview

 

Immersive Reader in Canvas

Rich Content Editor Overview

Below is a link to ALL of the Student Canvas Guides.

 

Office 365

Please check out the links below for different Microsoft Office 365 help.

 

i-Ready Support

What is i-Ready?

i-Ready is an online program for reading and/or mathematics that will help your student’s teacher(s) determine your student’s needs, personalize their learning, and monitor progress throughout the school year. i-Ready allows your teacher(s) to meet your student exactly where they are and provides data to increase your student’s learning gains.

 

SchoolCity

If your student has a BYOT device, please use the link below to install the Respondus Browser for online assessments: 

FSA Browser Information

If your student has a BYOT device, please view the directions below on downloading the FSA browser on to your device for computer-based state testing.

Quarantine Digital Learning Guides

The guides below have been created to assist your child with using their digital resources at home.

 

Digital Citizenship

Elementary (Grades PreK – 2)

Media Balance Is Important

Internet Traffic Light

Links:

Elementary (Grades 3 – 5)

Super Digital Citizen

Rings of Responsibility

Links:

Middle School (Grades 6 – 8)

What Is Digital Citizenship?

What's Cyberbullying?

Links:

High School (Grades 9 – 12)

What Is Digital Citizenship?

Teen Voices: Oversharing and Your Digital Footprint

Links:

If you are experiencing technical issues, please call the VCS Support Hotline at (386) 626-0095. Available Monday - Friday, from 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM.