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All Lower School students will be issued a device to keep at home in the event that a cohort, class or the school needs to quarantine.  Students in Grade 3, 4, and 5 will receive a technology orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure all students are able to access their accounts throughout the year. Families of students in Grade PK - 2 will receive a technology orientation to review in the event their child need to quarantine throughout the school year.
  
All Lower School students will be issued a device to keep at home in the event that a cohort, class or the school transitions to remote learning due to extenuating circumstancesStudents will receive a tech orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure they are able to access their accounts throughout the year. If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu support-ticket@riverdale.edu]
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'''We ask that all RCS families submit a technology pledge upon receiving their devices.''' You can find our technology pledge below, or [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBhd6MzewM18gPl3O8ZRQp7R4VtJKeGEUdJeBFgKTQBuLS7Q/viewform?usp=sf_link by clicking here.]
  
==Grades Pre-K - 2==
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If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu support-ticket@riverdale.edu]
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=='''Pre-K - Grade 2'''==
  
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===Equipment===
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'''Pre-K to Kindergarten''' students will be issued an iPad with a charging cable to keep at home in the event we need to transition to remote learning.
  
Pre-K and Kindergarten students will be issued an iPad with a charging cable to keep at home in the event of remote learning.
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'''1st and 2nd Grade''' classes will be issued an iPad with a charging cable.  While charging cables can stay at home, the iPad will travel to and from school on a daily basis. Pre-K to Grade 2 students will use a Clever badge, in conjunction with the Clever app to log in to their devices.
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===How to Login to Clever===
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The Clever badge along with the Clever App will give your student access to all of the learning platforms they will use throughout the school year. This Badge can be used by your child to logon to our systems without having to remember or type a username and passphrase.  All students will be provided with a printed version of their Badge during device distribution. You can also scan a digital copy of the badge if you have one available, by holding your phone with the Badge open, up to the camera on your iPad/Chromebook.
  
All 1st and 2nd Grade Homebase classes will have a cart of iPads stored in their classrooms, and students will be assigned a device at the beginning of the year. Students will use a Clever badge, in conjunction with the Clever app to log in to their devices.
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If you need a replacement of your child's Clever badge please request one by emailing us at support-ticket@riverdale.edu.
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====How to login====
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#'''Open Clever'''<br>Open the Clever app and sign in using your Clever Badge
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#'''Logon'''<br>Hold your Badge to the camera.  You can also scan the Badge by holding your phone - with the Badge open - up to the camera.  We encourage families to keep their Clever app stored in a safe accessible location for student to use
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=='''Grades 3 - 5'''==
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===Equipment===
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All '''3rd to 5th Grade''' Homebase classes will have a cart of Chromebooks stored in their classrooms, and students will be assigned a device at the beginning of the year. All 3rd to 5th Grade students will have an additional device sent home during the first weeks of school in the event they need to quarantine.  These students will also receive login credentials to access their devices during the first weeks of school.  
  
===Clever Badge Login===
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===How to Login - Google Credentials===
The Clever badge along with the Clever App will give your student access to all of the learning platforms they will use throughout the school year. This Badge can be used by your child to logon to our systems without having to remember or type a username and passphrase. All students will be provided with a printed version of their Badge to bring home with them during technology orientation. You can also scan a digital copy of the badge if you have one available, by holding your phone with the Badge open, up to the camera on your iPad/Chromebook.
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All 3rd to 5th grade students will use their Riverdale credentials to log in to their Chromebooks both at school and at home. Student logins consist of their first initial of their first name, their last name, and the graduation year @Riverdale.edu.  
  
If you need a replacement of your child's Clever badge please request one by emailing us at support-ticket@riverdale.edu.
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=='''Digital Learning Platforms'''==
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'''All students''' will have access to a variety of Digital Learning Platforms to use throughout the school year.  For detailed information on how to login to these platforms please review our  [[Access my LS child’s digital Learning Platforms#Early Learning|LS Digital Learning Platforms article]]
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=='''Use the device for Remote Learning'''==
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Please review our [[Help my lower school child with remote learning|help my lower school child with remote learning]] article for practical information about HOW your child will use their device for remote learning, and how you can support them.
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=='''Device Replacement and Repair Policy'''==
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If a device is lost, stolen or destroyed/damaged beyond repair while off-campus (including at home and during transit to/from school), the family will be responsible for the full replacement cost of:
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*$473 for an iPad
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*$430 for a Chromebook.
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We purchase accidental damage coverage and most broken screens and other minor issues will be covered under those policies. If the damage is beyond the scope of those policies we will at our discretion and best judgement ask families to pay for the repair or a device replacement.
  
===How to login===
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Families are responsible for replacing broken chargers with the equivalent OEM (Apple or Lenovo) product ([mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu contact us for details] if you find yourself in that situation). If there is a manufacturing defect or other non-user issue, we will investigate and determine the best course of action.
  
#'''Open Clever'''<br>Open the Clever app and sign in using your Clever Badge
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=='''Care for your Lower School child's iPad or Chromebook'''==
#'''Logon'''<br>Hold your Badge to the cameraYou can also scan the Badge by holding your phone - with the Badge open - up to the camera.  We strongly suggest you make a printed version of the Badge as your child will need it each time they access any learning platforms at home.
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For more information about how to care and maintain your device working properly please review our [[Care for my lower school child's iPad or Chromebook?|detailed help article.]]
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=='''Web filtering & Content'''==
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For the safety and security of our students, all devices managed by Riverdale are closely monitored using GoGuardian softwareParents have access to this data by using GoGuardian Parent. For more information on how to set up an account with GoGuardian Parent, review our [[Use GoGuardian Parent|detailed help article]].
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=='''Technology Orientation'''==
  
#'''Select desired app'''<br>Once signed in, click the desired app. You will be prompted to open the desired app
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===Pre-K - 2===
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The following technology orientation has been compiled to assist you in supporting your child in the event they need to quarantine.
  
==Grades 3 - 5==
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[https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1N0edlnoGXJAviR0EpH4CiuicjtXSpnC3P2csRBfJVo4/edit#slide=id.g8fb8c51ebc_0_100 Pre-K - Grade 2 Technology Orientation]
All 3rd to 5th Grade Homebase classes will have a cart of Chromebooks stored in their classrooms, and students will be assigned a device at the beginning of the year. Students in these grade levels will receive login credentials to access their learning platforms, and 4th and 5th-grade students will be introduced to email. 3rd and 4th Graders will be sent home with an additional device in case there is a scenario where remote learning is needed. Returning 5th Grade students already have an additional device that they will keep at home and will use to complete assignments.
 
  
===How to Login===
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===Grades 3 - 5===
All 3rd to 5th grade students will use their Riverdale credentials to log in to their Chromebooks both at school and at home. Student logins consist of their first initial of their first name, their last name, and the graduation year @Riverdale.edu.
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Students in Grade 3, 4, and 5 will receive a technology orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure all students are able to access their accounts throughout the year. The following technology orientation has been compiled to assist you in supporting your child in the event they need to quarantine.
  
Students can access their learning platform from home by following the written steps below:
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[https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Y9nXjCcqQM1tH1JlBYzRj3XaMatb_JuYIbFl5SUpQVM/edit#slide=id.g8fb8c51ebc_0_100 Grade 3 Technology Orientation]
  
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[https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1_083tNq9_slciNlGAdLSJwiFUM8xT8P_4sqPxBiLjjY/edit#slide=id.g81ef208d7a_0_0 Grade 4 - 5 Technology Orientation]
===Okta Plug-In Installation===
 
You may see a message that asks you to install an Okta browser plug-in the first time you log in to your RCS account.
 
  
:[[File:OKTA Banner.png|600 px]]
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=='''Technology Pledge'''==
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We ask that all families submit a technology pledge upon receiving their RCS issued device.    
  
#The plug-in must be installed for the software to operate.
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You can access our technology pledge through the technology orientation, or [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScBhd6MzewM18gPl3O8ZRQp7R4VtJKeGEUdJeBFgKTQBuLS7Q/viewform?usp=sf_link by clicking this link.]   
#Click on the part of the message that says "click here to install".
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==FAQ==
#Start the installation and follow the onscreen instructions.
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Have questions? We have answers! Review our [[Get answers to my Lower School parent's remote learning questions|How Do I article]] that provides additional insight regarding Remote learning.
#When the installation is complete, restart the browser.
 
  
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==Digital Learning Platforms==
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'''All students''' will have access to the Digital Learning Platforms listed below. These digital learning platforms that are being used across the lower school. For detailed information on how to login to these platforms please review our detailed [[Access my LS child’s digital Learning Platforms#Early Learning|LS Digital Learning Platforms article]]
 
===Accessing Digital Learning Platforms===
 
Accessing our Digital Learning Platforms varies depending upon your child's grade level.
 
  
*[[Access my LS child’s digital Learning Platforms#Early Learning|Early Learning (Pk - 2nd Grade)]]
 
**Students use a Clever Badge to login to the tools listed below
 
*[[Access my LS child’s digital Learning Platforms#Upper Learning|Upper Learning (3rd - 5th Grade)]]
 
**Students their Google account to access Clever and login to the tools listed below
 
  
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==Technology Orientation==
 
All 1st to 5th Grade students will receive a Technology Orientation during the first weeks of School.  Third to Fifth Grade students will be asked to submit a technology pledge.
 
  
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ALL INFO BELOW THIS WAS USED FROM MARCH 2020 - JUNE 2021
  
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The information here will guide you through the process of setting up your RCS account and your laptop.  
 
If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu support-ticket@riverdale.edu].
 
If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at [mailto:support-ticket@riverdale.edu support-ticket@riverdale.edu].
 
==Grades PK - 2==
 
==Grades PK - 2==

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All Lower School students will be issued a device to keep at home in the event that a cohort, class or the school needs to quarantine. Students in Grade 3, 4, and 5 will receive a technology orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure all students are able to access their accounts throughout the year. Families of students in Grade PK - 2 will receive a technology orientation to review in the event their child need to quarantine throughout the school year.

We ask that all RCS families submit a technology pledge upon receiving their devices. You can find our technology pledge below, or by clicking here.

If you have any questions that are not answered here, please contact us at support-ticket@riverdale.edu

Pre-K - Grade 2

Equipment

Pre-K to Kindergarten students will be issued an iPad with a charging cable to keep at home in the event we need to transition to remote learning.

1st and 2nd Grade classes will be issued an iPad with a charging cable. While charging cables can stay at home, the iPad will travel to and from school on a daily basis. Pre-K to Grade 2 students will use a Clever badge, in conjunction with the Clever app to log in to their devices.

How to Login to Clever

The Clever badge along with the Clever App will give your student access to all of the learning platforms they will use throughout the school year. This Badge can be used by your child to logon to our systems without having to remember or type a username and passphrase. All students will be provided with a printed version of their Badge during device distribution. You can also scan a digital copy of the badge if you have one available, by holding your phone with the Badge open, up to the camera on your iPad/Chromebook.

If you need a replacement of your child's Clever badge please request one by emailing us at support-ticket@riverdale.edu.

How to login

  1. Open Clever
    Open the Clever app and sign in using your Clever Badge
  2. Logon
    Hold your Badge to the camera. You can also scan the Badge by holding your phone - with the Badge open - up to the camera. We encourage families to keep their Clever app stored in a safe accessible location for student to use

Grades 3 - 5

Equipment

All 3rd to 5th Grade Homebase classes will have a cart of Chromebooks stored in their classrooms, and students will be assigned a device at the beginning of the year. All 3rd to 5th Grade students will have an additional device sent home during the first weeks of school in the event they need to quarantine. These students will also receive login credentials to access their devices during the first weeks of school.

How to Login - Google Credentials

All 3rd to 5th grade students will use their Riverdale credentials to log in to their Chromebooks both at school and at home. Student logins consist of their first initial of their first name, their last name, and the graduation year @Riverdale.edu.

Digital Learning Platforms

All students will have access to a variety of Digital Learning Platforms to use throughout the school year. For detailed information on how to login to these platforms please review our LS Digital Learning Platforms article

Use the device for Remote Learning

Please review our help my lower school child with remote learning article for practical information about HOW your child will use their device for remote learning, and how you can support them.

Device Replacement and Repair Policy

If a device is lost, stolen or destroyed/damaged beyond repair while off-campus (including at home and during transit to/from school), the family will be responsible for the full replacement cost of:

  • $473 for an iPad
  • $430 for a Chromebook.

We purchase accidental damage coverage and most broken screens and other minor issues will be covered under those policies. If the damage is beyond the scope of those policies we will at our discretion and best judgement ask families to pay for the repair or a device replacement.

Families are responsible for replacing broken chargers with the equivalent OEM (Apple or Lenovo) product (contact us for details if you find yourself in that situation). If there is a manufacturing defect or other non-user issue, we will investigate and determine the best course of action.

Care for your Lower School child's iPad or Chromebook

For more information about how to care and maintain your device working properly please review our detailed help article.

Web filtering & Content

For the safety and security of our students, all devices managed by Riverdale are closely monitored using GoGuardian software. Parents have access to this data by using GoGuardian Parent. For more information on how to set up an account with GoGuardian Parent, review our detailed help article.

Technology Orientation

Pre-K - 2

The following technology orientation has been compiled to assist you in supporting your child in the event they need to quarantine.

Pre-K - Grade 2 Technology Orientation

Grades 3 - 5

Students in Grade 3, 4, and 5 will receive a technology orientation during the first weeks of school to ensure all students are able to access their accounts throughout the year. The following technology orientation has been compiled to assist you in supporting your child in the event they need to quarantine.

Grade 3 Technology Orientation

Grade 4 - 5 Technology Orientation

Technology Pledge

We ask that all families submit a technology pledge upon receiving their RCS issued device.

You can access our technology pledge through the technology orientation, or by clicking this link.

FAQ

Have questions? We have answers! Review our How Do I article that provides additional insight regarding Remote learning.