Parent/Student Technology Resources

Below you will find helpful technology resources for Cedar Rapids Community School District Parents and Students whether onsite or online.

First Let's Take a Look at How to Sign in to a Student's Chromebook


Please click on the heading to expand or contract the content. If at anytime you need additional support, if onsite please contact the Building Technical Support, if online please contact the helpdesk at helpdesk@crschools.us or (319) 558-2900.

For Device Repairs, please contact your Building and ask to speak with Library Support Team. During the Summer - please contact the helpdesk at 319-558-2900.


*** Elementary Students ***

Access Fast Letters from Infinite Campus Parent Portal



Chromebook Support

Student Apps - Access Through ClassLink

When students login to their Chromebook, a ClassLink Dashboard will appear.

Students will login to District Apps (Canvas, Infinite Campus, Google Classroom, iReady, ST Math & more) from the ClassLink Dashboard.


Elementary Students

ST Math - Access through ClassLink, not Clever

iPad Support

For iPad Repairs, please contact your Building and ask to speak with Library Support Team.



Using Zoom on the iPad (First select the Zoom app then listen to video)

CRCSD 1:1 Forms

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT FORMS

SECONDARY STUDENTS

Student Acknowledgement Forms


Student Google Acknowledgement Forms


Student Device Acknowledgement Form


ELEMENTARY STUDENTS

Student Device Acknowledgement Forms


Student Device Use Agreement

Google Support

Guardians visit this site to help support your child's learning from home. This resource includes content for using Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Classroom, Meets, Chromebooks and more.

Guardians use this guide to help support your child's learning from home. This resource includes content for Chromebook accessibility settings.


If you are graduating or leaving the District use these instructions to take your Google Data with you.


Mobile Hotspot Support

Tech Support team #1-844-341-4834

Tech Support team #1-844-689-3934



Hotspot Tips

Hotspot no signal or weak signal:

·Move the hotspot towards an outside wall of the building - maybe near a window.

·Move hotspot to the top floor of dwelling if possible.

·Student should be in the same room as the hotspot .

·Try hotspot at another location (friend, or relatives house).

Password Management (Forgotten Password or Can't Login)

Students Change Account Password in Classlink (Self initiated password reset)

Forced Password Reset - (Follow instructions to login to your Chromebook if prompted for old password)


Forgot Password - Please contact the helpdesk at helpdesk@crschools.us or call 558-2900


Student Hub Access (Due to the temporary switch to remote learning and COVID-19, all internet hubs are closed )

Student Hubs - Due to the temporary switch to remote learning and COVID-19, all internet hubs are closed


IMPORTANT - End of Year Information / Summer

  • Students in Grades 5 through Grade 11 will be taking their devices home with them over the summer.

-As explained in the student device acknowledgement, students are borrowing a Chromebook that they are responsible for over several years.

-Students must take care of the device appropriately, and only students and parents/guardians are allowed to use the device.

-Click here to watch the video shared with students on Summer Device Care and Responsibilities 2021


  • Hot Spots (internet/wifi access) issued to students/families during the 2020-21 school year will need to be returned prior to or immediately following the last day of school. Please make sure both the unit and power/charging cord are returned. Buildings have arranged drop off times, so if you are not aware of these dates/times please check with your child's school.

NOTE: These hotspots will stop working/transmitting a wifi signal after the end of the school year/June.


  • Students in Grade 5 and Grade 8 will be bringing devices to their new building (Middle School/High School) on the first day of school.


  • On the 1st day of school students will be expected to bring their chromebooks with them fully charged and in good working order.

  • Students/Parents we encourage you to bring in devices over the summer that have been damaged (i.e. cracked screen), are missing parts (i.e. keys on keyboard, power/charging cord), or are not working (i.e. black screen, issues with turning on) so that technology can address it prior to the start of the school year. Please call the HelpDesk at 319.558.2900.



Summer Programming


Kids on Course and Kids on Course University students have additional student device instructions:

  • Kindergarten through fourth grade Kids on Course University students will have their device transferred to their Kids on Course University building by CRCSD to be used during the summer

  • Fifth through eighth grade Kids on Course students will bring their devices home for the summer and are expected to bring the device with them to their Kids on Course building



Student Chromebooks Grades 5-11

Summer Tech Support (tech support/repair devices)

Moving out of the district/state? Turn in your device along with the charging cord

How to access resources/curriculum during the summer months (resource guide coming soon)