Technology FYI

Jordan School District September, 2015

MasteryConnect Info

Interactive Tour and Help Center

This is just a reminder to check out the MasteryConnect Interactive Tour and Help Center.

The Interactive Tour in Canvas is a wonderful overview of all the features available in MasteryConnect.

You can access the Interactive Tour from your newsfeed.


The Help Center in MasteryConnect is a great place to have your questions answered.



Exporting Grades from MasteryConnect to Gradebook

If you encounter problems trying to export your grades from MasteryConnect to Skyward using the Chrome Browser. Try using either Firefox or Safari.

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Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education is available for students beginning in the 3rd grade.


It is completely free with virtually unlimited storage. Students have the ability to create, share, and edit files in real time. Everyone is on the same page and work is automatically saved to the cloud.


School work easily transitions into homework. Students are able to work anywhere, anytime. Google Apps is a consistent experience from any device.


Jordan District has made available a variety of apps for elementary students including Google Classroom, Drive, Docs, Sheets and Slides.

Curriculum Technology Website

For the latest information on upcoming Professional Development Courses from our department check out our website. We also showcase interesting technology tools you may find useful.

UEN August/September Highlights

UEN (Utah Education Network) and Utah Instructional Media Consortium (UIMC) has recently added 177 new videos to eMedia. These resources are selected and purchased by the UIMC. Only UIMC members have access to these resources. For a quick tutorial and information about how to access these videos visit http://www.uen.org/emedia/uimc.shtml


On Monday,August 3rd, UEN added a Spanish version of Digital Science Online.


Gale’s new Research in Context is replacing Discovering Collection, InfoTrac Junior Edition and Student Resource Center so we will be removing those three links.


Pioneer Online Library student home access password changed on Monday, August 3. Visit Pioneer Library to find the new password.


August 2015 Highlights from UEN: www.uen.org/netnews/2015/august

September 2015 Highlights from UEN: www.uen.org/netnews/2015/september