June 23, 2015
Communicating with Students and Parents
Next year, schools can use the communication features of MyEducation BC. Teachers can create assignments in the grade book and have them show in a calendar. Folders to store the assignments are also available so that students have their work readily available at home or school. Teachers can use pages to communicate information to students. When a student logs into their account, they get reminders of overdue assignments and can any marks that the teachers have made public.
Student access to the portal can be activated but we are not opening the parent portal until we have had the opportunity to dialogue with teachers about how to use it to share information with parents. If parents wish to view the students’ account, they will need to log in using their child’s account until the full portal is released. Teachers can send an email either to a single student or the whole class making this a powerful communication tool in a safe environment. Students can also save files and hand in assignments.
Two hours of training will be available to schools wanting to try the student portal in MyEducation BC. Please contact David Ennis if your school wants to participate as there is set up required to create the necessary accounts.
Thank you all for your work with MyEducation BC this year. We look forward to working with you to learn more about this powerful software.
Jun's role in MyEducation BC is enforcing data integrity and managing databases based on MyEdBC data. Much of his time is spent developing ad-hoc and trend reports that support decision-making activities in SD34. Other tasks include providing information to various systems such as Active Directory, Cognos, Synrevoice, Learn Now BC, School Cash Online, Destiny..etc. Currently he is a member of provincial task force team for MyEducation BC application extensions/ enhancements.
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