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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.

  • 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

    Audio/Video Changes
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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 https://oneaccess.lausd.net. 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 http://bit.ly/OneAccessLMS. 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, http://achieve.lausd.net/lmsappcenter.

    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 https://achieve.lausd.net/egp. 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 http://bit.ly/EGPschools.

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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 https://oneaccess.lausd.net. 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 http://bit.ly/OneAccessLMS.

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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 http://lms.lausd.net 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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  • What's New with Schoology? (March)

    Posted by PLS Team on 3/4/2019

    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:

    Assessment Reporting within Courses

    Instructors who administer a course assessment during class now have access to immediate feedback to guide instruction.

    • The “Reporting” tab within an assessment offers overall class performance information, such as class average, median, mode, and outliers.
    • This data is especially useful when using formative assessments to identify gaps in learning.

     Learn more in the Schoology Help Center article: Assessment Reporting Within Courses

    Individually Assign All Material Types

    Allows teachers to individually assign all materials to specific students or grading groups. Previously, course instructors could only individually assign discussions, assignments, test/quizzes, pages and assessments. Now they will be able to do so for files, links, SCORM and web packages, external tools and media albums.

    Learn more about individually assigning materials in the Schoology Help Center article: How Do I Individually Assign Course Materials?

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  • What's new in Schoology (December)

    Posted by PLS Team on 1/7/2019

    Schoology has released new features focused on assessments and the iOS app. Here are some of the enhancements that are now available:

    • Printing Assessments
    • Observational Grading for Assessments
    • New User Experience on the iOS App
    • Drop in Support for iOS 9 
    • New User Experience enabled for all users

    Full details are available in Schoology’s Nov 2018 release notes.

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