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Schoology in District 833


Schoology is an online learning platform, or Learning Management System (LMS), used at all secondary schools in District 833. In Schoology, teachers post assignments, classroom resources, quizzes and a course calendar with due dates and deadlines. Students and parents should use Schoology to review assignments and grades, and stay on top of academic progress.

Need Help? schoologyhelp@sowashco.org

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I login to Schoology?

Parents should go to https://sowashco.schoology.com to sign in on a regular basis.

For first-time users can follow these instructions

Where can I find my student’s Schoology access code?

There are three ways to find your student's Schoology code:

  1. You will receive an email in August with your student's Schoology code
  2. Your student's Schoology code will be printed on your student's schedule
  3. You can find your student's Schoology code in Parent Portal
    • The Schoology Code is under the "Student Credentials" tab

Don't have a Parent Portal account?  Request one here.

I’ve been using the Parent Portal to monitor my child’s progress in the past. How is Schoology different?

Schoology provides more detailed information on assignments, grades and class projects. Parents can review grades for individual assignments, review attendance, send private message teachers with questions, receive daily or weekly academic progress reports, among many other options.

Do I still need to use the Parent Portal?

Yes! The Parent Portal is still necessary for parents to use. Important information, such as emergency contact information, transportation information, lunch balances, library check-outs and final trimester grades will all be found in the Parent Portal.

How is Schoology used in the classroom?

Beginning the 2018-19 school year, all secondary schools will use Schoology for classroom learning purposes. Students can take tests, submit homework and interact with their classmates outside the walls of a traditional classroom (from home, the library or their favorite homework spot). Schoology is also used as a forum for communication between a student and teacher, and the parent and teacher.

What is a Schoology notification?

Notifications are daily or weekly opt-in messages that notify parents, via email or text, of their child’s academic progress. Parents will be notified about homework, graded tests and assignments, recent activity, upcoming tests and other due dates.

Can I use Schoology on a mobile device?

Yes! Schoology can be accessed on both Android and Apple mobile devices. Search for the Schoology app in GooglePlay or the App Store.

I have a student in another district. What do I do?

If you need to access Schoology for two different school districts please contact SchoologyHelp@sowashco.org for assistance.

I am a district employee and a parent. What should I do?

If you are an employee and a parent you should sign up for Schoology with your personal account.  You will use this account when accessing your child's Schoology information.  You should use your district account for accessing your classroom Schoology information.