Instructional Technology Programs
LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Seesaw (Grades K–2)
Seesaw For Schools is a digital app-based platform that allows students, teachers, and parents/guardians to share classroom work.
• Students can complete assignments, upload pictures, grow their learner portfolio, and communicate with their teachers.
• Teachers can design assignments aligned with their curriculum, send whole class messages, comment on/grade student work, and communicate with connected families.
• Parents can see their child’s approved work; send and receive messages from teachers; and leave text or voice comments on their child’s work.
For more information on accessing Seesaw’s parent portal, please contact your child’s classroom teacher.
Schoology (Grades 3–12)
Schoology is a learning platform that allows students, teachers, and parents/guardians to collaborate and communicate.
• view course content and messages
• turn in assignments/tests/quizzes
• participate in class discussions
• join groups
• post assignments
• create/share class materials
• engage students in moderated discussions
• share class announcements
• see the classes and groups their child is enrolled in
• view upcoming assignments and due dates
• read school/class announcements
• see grades posted in Schoology
Staff and students in the Germantown School District will exercise good digital citizenship practices:
• Use school technologies only for teaching and learning-related activities;
• Follow the same guidelines for safe, respectful, responsible behavior online that I am expected to follow offline;
• Be cautious to protect the safety of myself and others;
• Treat school technology tools/resources responsibly and alert staff if there is any problem with their operation;
• Encourage positive, constructive discussion when collaborating or communicating;
• Alert a teacher or other adult staff member if I see threatening/bullying, inappropriate, or harmful content (images, messages, posts) online;
• Respect the intellectual and digital property rights of others by citing sources when appropriate;
• Recognize that use of school technologies is a privilege and treat it as such;
• Be mindful of media balance and monitor how much time I am are spending in front of a screen
Information for Parents
Teaching children good digital citizenship skills requires a partnership between the school district and families. It is important to have conversations with your child about best practices when using technology and modeling those best practices at home.
For more information about how to have conversations with your child or resources on digital citizenship please visit: Common Sense Media.