Technology Support Information for Remote Learning
The student will need to provide their pupil number, their home phone number, and a parent e-mail address which matches the information in the School District’s Student Information System.
Your child's teacher may be using the Google Suite of Apps for remote learning. Although they are accessible in many web browsers, the full functionality of Google is only available when using the Google Chrome Web Browser. Google Classroom offers a virtual communication tool where questions can be asked and answered, and assignments are listed. Each student has a Google Drive where all work is stored. THIS HANDOUT provides an overview for logging-in to Google. There is more information available on of the Sooke School District's YouTube Channel, and in from Google.
How to Access Microsoft Teams as a Student or Parent
Some teachers will be using Microsoft Teams as a platform for working with their students. Some teachers may be using Microsoft Teams to hold virtual meetings with you and your student, or with groups of students. They may also choose to set up a virtual classroom within Microsoft Teams where your child can interact with their classmates and share their work. Please consult with your child’s teacher for how they plan to use this tool with your child.
We have included some instructions below for how to install Microsoft Teams and get logged in to Microsoft Teams.
Installing Microsoft Teams
On a mobile device, such as an iPad or Android or Apple phone, you can install the Microsoft Teams app from the Apple Store or the Google Play Store.
On a Windows or Macintosh desktop computer, you can download and install the Microsoft Teams app from:
If your classroom teacher is just using Teams for inviting you to meetings, you may not need to log in to the Teams apps at all. You will just click on links e-mailed to you to connect to the virtual meeting.
成人抖音If your teacher is using Teams as a classroom collaboration tool, you may need to log in using your child’s user id and password.
成人抖音Students will need their School District user id and password to connect to Microsoft Teams. For many of our younger students, the user id will be the same as their student number. For older students the user id might look like ab1234. This will be the user id that your child uses to log in to Windows computer in the school, or to connect to the District’s wireless network with their personal devices.
To log in to Microsoft Teams, the student will add @sd62.bc.ca to their user id, so it will be:
- firstname.lastname@example.org or
成人抖音If a student has forgotten their password, we have provided a self-service tool where they can request a new password:
成人抖音The student will need to provide their pupil number, their home phone number, and a parent e-mail address which matches the information in the School District’s Student Information System.
MS Teams Student Guide
Microsoft has created THIS HANDOUT成人抖音 for students on the key features of MS Teams
Virtual Online Parent Meeting with MS Teams
If parents are invited to connect with teachers and staff in an online meeting using Microsoft Teams, THIS HANDOUT will outline what to expect.
FreshGrade is digital portfolio software that can be used to communicate and show student learning. More information is available on the FreshGrade website:
SD62 takes the protection of your child's privacy seriously. We follow all procedures and safeguards as recommended under British Columbia FOIPPA (Freedom of Information and Privacy Protection Act). For the duration of the crisis, although BC has relaxed certain constraints on FOIPPA, SD62 is making effort to ensure your child's information is protected.
- School district ensures that the minimal amount of personal information is shared with 3rd parties.
- SD62 has a small number of approved platforms that we know are secure and will protect your child's information.
- Canadian hosted sited are preferred to internationally hosted platforms.
- SD62 will not share any personally identifiable information with 3rd parties unless we have obtained parental consent.
- Access to internet, online media and platforms has always been a choice. You may find more information on our consent procedures via
If you have additional questions, you can email FOIPPA@sd62.bc.ca
成人抖音Telus Program is an innovative partnership between TELUS, the British Columbia Ministry of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and the Ministry of Community and Social Services in Alberta that provides eligible families with the tools and connectivity they need to succeed. This is being made free to eligible families during the COVID-19 response.
Our electronics recycling company is making laptops available:
More information on the program can be found at the following links: