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  • PowerSchool and Canvas LMS Provide Digital Tools and Resources for K12 Teachers

    By: Terri Zezula | March, 2015 | 295 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom, Uncategorized

    Instructure announces integration between Canvas learning management system and PowerSchool. (Click here to read press release.)
    Instructure recently announced that their learning management system (LMS), Canvas, is now integrated with PowerSchool, enabling two-way integration between the PowerSchool SIS and Canvas LMS. Canvas is an easy-to-use, cloud-based LMS that connects all the digital tools and resources teachers use into one simple place.
    The two-way integration between the systems allows for schools to easily provision a Canvas account using the information they already have stored in PowerSchool. This new feature streamlines the process for making student information …

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  • PowerSchool ISV Partner, InfoSnap, Provides Critical Solutions for K12 Schools

    By: Terri Zezula | March, 2015 | 177 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, Classroom Resources, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom, Uncategorized

    Integration between PowerSchool and InfoSnap provides online registration solution for schools in North Carolina and Maryland.  (Click here to read press release)
    In North Carolina, where PowerSchool supports schools as the state-wide student information system (SIS), Wilkes County School District just selected InfoSnap for an Online Student Registration solution that integrates with PowerSchool. Queen Anne’s County in Maryland also selected InfoSnap’s Student Registration solution, with real-time data delivery to PowerSchool.
    The online solution from InfoSnap will provide families with an efficient method for enrolling and registering their child/children at their own convenience. Families who …

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  • PowerSchool Privacy Policy Video Wins EdSurge Honorable Mention Award!

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 352 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    PowerSchool Privacy Policy video won “Honorable Mention” in the EdSurge DILA Awards! Our PowerSchool video won in the Crystal Clear Award category: Discloses privacy policies with clear, detailed descriptions of how user data is used and who owns it. We are excited and honored to be chosen for Honorable Mention.
    From the DILA Awards website:
    EdSurge and Digital Promise have partnered to create the first annual ”Digital Innovation in Learning Awards” (or the DILAs), a joint effort to celebrate what you are accomplishing in edtech, and more importantly, how it’s being accomplished. For far-reaching impact, we will share videos …

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  • Norwalk Public Schools Choose PowerSchool for their SIS

    By: Terri Zezula | October, 2014 | 441 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom

    Great story by Korey Wilson, staff writer for the, about the reasons why Norwalk Public Schools chose PowerSchool:
    PowerSchool provides Norwalk parents with real-time data on student performance
    NORWALK — Parents and students will now be able to check a student’s grades, upcoming tests and attendance from their computer or mobile device.
    The school district recently launched the PowerSchool web-based student information system for students and their families.
    The system acts as an online gradebook, where teachers can post test scores, assignment grades and log attendance. With an iOS or an Android device, …

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  • PowerSchool Special Education Powered by TIENET Provides Schools Easy, Efficient Way to Manage Special Education Services

    By: admin | April, 2014 | 1,965 views | No Comments | Posted in: News, PowerSchool, Technology in the Classroom, Uncategorized

    Industry-Leading Student Information and Special Education Case Management Systems Combine to Help Educators Support Important Student Population

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  • Pearson Plan to Protect the Gradebook From Java Updates

    By: admin | March, 2014 | 4,230 views | No Comments | Posted in: Classroom Management, News, PowerSchool

    Pearson is dedicated to protecting teachers from Java updates and browser plugin issues, and ensuring stability for PowerTeacher Gradebook. Pearson has established a three-phase plan for addressing these needs:
    Stay on top of Java updates. In January, a new version of Java was released that affected all Java-based applications. By staying informed of the upcoming changes, Pearson was able to release an update in 2013 that anticipated the changes and protected the Gradebook from the update.
    Isolate PowerTeacher Gradebook from OS Java updates and browser plugins. PowerTeacher 2.8 includes a new launch …

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  • PowerTeacher Gradebook and upcoming Java updates: A note from the CTO

    By: admin | November, 2013 | 3,991 views | No Comments | Posted in: PowerSchool

    Dear PowerSchool customer,
    At Pearson, our top priority is to provide our customers with the very best solutions to reliably and accurately improve education. We never forget that more than 775,000 educators use PowerSchool every day as they teach over 13 million students, and that those educators are counting on Pearson to ensure PowerTeacher Gradebook delivers the same great experience 24×7.
    Unfortunately, we are aware that recent updates to the underlying Java technology used by PowerTeacher Gradebook and ReportWorks have, on several occasions, interrupted that reliability which all of our customers rightfully …

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  • Streamlining Online School Choice and Lottery

    By: admin | November, 2013 | 6,892 views | No Comments | Posted in: PowerSchool

    “School choice” used to be quite simple: you chose to relocate or your child would go to a less-than-ideal school. Recently, school choice and open enrollment programs have grown and expanded across the nation. These lottery systems aim to provide a selection process and equal opportunities for students by randomizing the selection of students to certain schools rather than just having them be assigned based on home address. What makes the “ideal” district in your area could vary greatly – community involvement, technology access, low student to teacher ratios, etc.
    For …

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  • The PowerSchool for Students and PowerSchool for Parents Android apps are now available

    By: Katie Becker | November, 2013 | 1,629 views | No Comments | Posted in: PowerSchool

    The PowerSchool for Students and PowerSchool for Parents Android apps are now available! With these two apps, users will see live attendance, assignments, scores, grades, school announcements, and more, right from their teachers’ grade books. Make sure your school is configured for mobile access and download the apps today!
    Download the PowerSchool for Students Here
    Download the PowerSchool for Parents Here

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  • mLearning Guides for Student and Parent PowerSchool Portals Now Available!

    By: Kristin Buciak | September, 2013 | 19,436 views | No Comments | Posted in: News, PowerSchool, Uncategorized

    We are excited to announce a new resource for PowerSchool students and parents –  mLearning Guides for PowerSchool Student and Parent Portals!
    mLearning Guide noun:
    1. a digital book you can download on your iPad, with interactive learning games and assessments, demos, and videos.

    Learn how to check real-time grades and attendance, review the daily bulletin board, read teacher comments, manage school transactions and fee balance, access course syllabi, and more!
    The mLearning Guide titled PowerSchool Student and Parent Portals is available FREE through the iBooks bookstore. It can be downloaded through the iBooks …

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