By Jen Fliss
1. Plug in your district-provided computer.
3. You should see the district installed apps for your child’s virtual learning journey to begin!
4. If you don’t, go to Settings, click Update. Allow for at least three cycles of software updates.
5. Once you see all the apps, find the email your teacher sent explaining how to log into the Conversation App.
6. PLog into the Conversation App using the log-in provided in your Introductory Email.
7. Select the child you are trying to access information for.
8. You will see your child’s teacher’s name, click that.
9. There, you should see the log in-information for the Learning App.
10. Open the Learning App. Log in.
11. At any point, you can call Tech Support.
12. If you are unable to log into the Learning app, try using the password that was provided to you on the sticker that was on the box when you were given your district-provided computer. If that does not work, your teacher may have reset your password. Log into the Conversation app, you should have been sent a QR code in a PDF that can log you in.
13. If you need to, call Tech Support.
14. Once you are able to log into the Learning app, open your child’s school email within the Learning App. This should have been sent to your email address in the Introductory Email.
15. There you will see an email from the teacher directing you to the Conversation App private link for your daily class meetings.
16. Log into the Conversation App again when prompted.
17. Once in the Conversation App, go to In-Box. Please ignore all advertisements.
18. Find the message regarding the link to the Meeting App.
19. Use your child’s school email and password to log-in.
20. This should populate the Meeting App’s calendar with the daily meetings.
21. If it does not, please contact your teacher for the link to the meetings. Get this from your personal device onto your child’s device in a manner of your choosing.
22. To join the meeting, simply click “Join Meeting.”
23. There will be breaks during class to do structured learning via workbook sheets in the Workbook App.
24. Sign into the Workbook App on a secondary device for your initial log-in. (This is a glitch we are working on and we apologize for the inconvenience.)
25. Log in using the password your child’s teacher has given the class in the Chat section of the Meeting App.
26. Once you are logged in, click “create account.” Here you can create one account for your entire family and enter in each child under the Family Profile. We are striving to consolidate to make it easy.
27. Once your child’s individual profile has been created, you can log in via the Meeting App on your child’s device.
28. You will now see a pencil icon on the upper righthand of the Meeting App only while you are in the meeting.
29. If you are logged off, this information is stored on the app on the device separate from the Meeting App. Log in the same way you logged into the Workbook App on your own device. However, this will only include the information for the child who is registered to that device.
30. Your child is ready to learn!
31. Tech Support is available to you via email. Please log into your child’s school email on their device via the Meeting App so we can link your Tech Ticket to your child’s device and account.
32. Don’t forget to update your child’s emergency information in the Student Portal of the district website!
About the Author
Jennifer Fliss (she/her) is a Seattle-based writer whose writing has appeared in F(r)iction, The Rumpus, The Washington Post, and elsewhere, including the 2019 Best Short Fiction anthology. She can be found on Twitter at @writesforlife or via her website, www.jenniferflisscreative.com.