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All First thru Fifth Grade students at the Lower School will have a device to use throughout the school day.  Students 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].
 
All First thru Fifth Grade students at the Lower School will have a device to use throughout the school day.  Students 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]


==Grades 1 - 2==
==Grades 1 - 2==
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#'''Open Clever'''<br>Open the Clever app and sign in using your Clever Badge
#'''Open Clever'''<br>Open the Clever app and sign in using your Clever Badge
#'''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 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.
#'''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 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.
#'''Select desired app'''<br>Once signed in, click the desired app.  You will be prompted to open the desired app
#'''Select desired app'''<br>Once signed in, click the desired app.  You will be prompted to open the desired app


==Grades 3 - 5==
==Grades 3 - 5==
All 3rd thru 5th Grade Homebase classes will have a cart of Lenovo 500e 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 have access to email.  
All 3rd thru 5th Grade Homebase classes will have a cart of Lenovo 500e 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.  


=== How to Login ===
=== How to Login ===
Students can access their learning platform from home:
All 3rd thru 5th grade students will use their Riverdale credentials to log in to their Chromebooks. Student logins consist of their first initial of their first name, their last name, and the graduation year @Riverdale.edu.
 
#Logon: Go to https://my.riverdale.edu and enter your "RCS Username" and "passphrase". 
#Change your passphrase: We strongly encourage you to make a long passphrase that contains multiple words that are meaningful to you with a few digits thrown in. The passphrase must:
##contain 12 or more characters (we recommend longer than the minimum length)
##contain at least one lowercase letter, an uppercase letter, digit
##not contain your first name, last name or username
##be different from a previous passphrase you've used at RCS
#Follow the prompts to:
##Add a secondary email address to use when resetting your passphrase, or check the box that says "I have no secondary email address".
##Add your mobile phone number if you want the option to reset your passphrase via text message.
##Choose a security question to answer if you forget your passphrase.
##Choose a security image.


<br />[[File:Oktasetup.png|400 px|right]]When you have finished these steps, click on the button that says "Create Account" in the lower right-hand corner of the screen. This will complete the account creation process!
Students can access their learning platform from home by following the written steps below:
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===Login to your new Chromebook===
Using the RCS Username and passphrase you just setup, login to your your new device


===Okta Plug-In Installation===
===Okta Plug-In Installation===
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==Technology Orientation==
==Technology Orientation==
All 1st thru 5th Grade students will receive a Technology Orientation during the first weeks of School.  Third thru Fifth Grade students will be asked to submit a technology pledge  
All 1st thru 5th Grade students will receive a Technology Orientation during the first weeks of School.  Third thru Fifth Grade students will be asked to submit a technology pledge.