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    Learn more about new and upcoming features within the Learning Management System (LMS), Schoology. Principals, teachers, and other LMS users can view all the latest LMS Updates by visiting this page periodically. New features include digital content integration, design changes, improved assessment tools, and much more.

  • New Feature! QR Codes for PreK-2 Students

    Posted by PLS Team on 3/10/2020 10:00:00 AM

    We are pleased to announce that the login page for the Learning Management System (LMS), Schoology,, will now include a link for K-2 students to log in using a Schoology QR code. This new login option will provide K-2 students the ability to log in to Schoology using a QR code through any computer/mobile device with an enabled webcam.  The QR code will provide students with simplified login access to instructional materials in the LMS. Instructions for generating Schoology QR codes can be found at and at or by viewing the following video at http:///

    New Picker Page

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  • The LAUSD Digital Library is now in Schoology!

    Posted by PLS Team on 2/21/2020 8:30:00 AM

    The LAUSD Digital Library app is now accessible through Schoology with your Single Sign-On! The LAUSD Digital Library is a collection of LA Unified’s online subscription databases for research. Access resources like Gale, EBSCO, Worldbook, and TeachingBooks within the app. You can find a direct link for this library through the App Center menu icon in Schoology. After clicking the LAUSD Digital Library app, you will be redirected to Clever to select the desired database you would like to use. 

    Digital library

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  • Schoology is moving away from Adobe Flash technology!

    Posted by PLS Team on 1/7/2020 11:45:00 AM

    Schoology’s Audio/Video recorder was previously an Adobe Flash plug-in application. Schoology has now upgraded its audio/video player to a new format. With this new update, you will experience a new look to the interface, and will no longer receive the prompt to download or enable Flash when using the recorder. The changes to the interface can be found in the linked document below.

    Audio/Video Recorder Updates

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  • OneAccess for Schoology Role Management

    Posted by PLS Team on 8/20/2019

    School-based certificated and classified employees can request Schoology user roles via the OneAccess application at Principals manage and approve staff requested roles using OneAccess. 

    All certificated school staff are assigned a default system role based on their current HR assignment.  New roles and access will be active upon principal approval in OneAccess. 

    A job aid for using OneAccess is available at We also have a Schoology Roles and Permissions Guide with details about each Schoology role available.

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  • Accessing Digital Content within the LMS

    Posted by PLS Team on 8/6/2019

    Teachers and students can access digital content within the learning management system, Schoology.  The LMS App Center provides a catalog of L.A. Unified’s approved digital content and textbook titles available.

    Teachers can access the LMS App Center directly within Schoology by clicking on the App Center icon on the top navigation bar and selecting **LMS App Center**. A “Getting Started Guide” is also available with instructions on how to incorporate these materials into a Schoology course.

    To view the LMS App Center and learn more about digital content integration, please visit the Personalized Learning Systems website,

    To learn more about using the LMS App Center, please watch the following video overview.

    App Center

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  • Secondary Grade Passback in Schoology

    Posted by PLS Team on 8/5/2019

    Beginning in the 2019-2020 school year, the ability to enter and edit report card grades/marks in MiSiS will no longer be available to secondary teachers on comprehensive campuses. Secondary teachers must enter progress and final report card grades and comment codes using the ‘MiSiS Grade Passback’ app within Schoology. 

    This change only affects grade entry for teachers at comprehensive secondary campuses. Teachers at Options and Continuation schools and other school staff will still be able to enter grades directly within MiSiS using the ‘Manage Grades by Class’ screen.

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  • Elementary Grade Passback in Schoology - Available October 24, 2019

    Posted by PLS Team on 8/1/2019

    Elementary Grade Passback (EGP) will be available within Schoology for all elementary schools for the 1st reporting period beginning October 24, 2019. Information and resources about EGP are available at The EGP app uses calculated grades from the Schoology Mastery Report to populate progress report grades in MiSiS.

    A complete list of schools that participated in the EGP pilot can be viewed at

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  • OneAccess – Classified Employee Accounts Now Available in Schoology

    Posted by PLS Team on 7/29/2019

    School-based classified employees can request a Schoology account using the OneAccess application at When a Schoology account is approved by the school administrator, classified employees will be able to receive school-wide updates, join groups, and support instruction in the LMS.

     A job aid for using OneAccess is available at

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  • LMS Updates: What's New with Schoology? (July)

    Posted by PLS Team on 7/29/2019

    Schoology has released new features that are now available for all L.A. Unified teachers. Here are some of the enhancements that are now available:

    Individually Assign Folders –Allows teachers to assign folders to specific students and/or grading groups so that only the assignees can view the folder and its contents. Any materials added to the folder are automatically available to the assigned student(s).

    Grade by Question –Allows teachers to grade assessment responses by question, in addition to grading by student.

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  • New LMS Login Experience for Employees, Students, and Parents

    Posted by PLS Team on 3/11/2019

    Beginning March 20, 2019, the Schoology mobile app and will include a new pathway for L.A. Unified parents, students, and employees to log in to the learning management system, Schoology. To improve the login experience for all users, you will now see a launch page and will need to select your role in order to be directed to the correct LMS or Parent Portal login screen.

    Mobile App Login Guides:


    Log in Experience

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