Parent Technology Support Resources and Training

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Back to School Night: How to Join Teams Meeting Link for Parents - VIDEO (and in Spanish)

How-to Choose Your Language on YouTube Video

Help and Support Email and Phone Number

Help & Support

For Technology Support Hotline: (209) 574-8600

Drive Thru Student Device & Technology Repair at 1017 Reno Ave in Modesto

Training and Events Calendar

Training and Events

Sign Up for Parent Technology Training:

Parent Tools

Start here first before you begin setting up your parent portal accounts

1. Start Here First

Before you begin to create your Parent Accounts for PowerSchool, SchoolMessenger, and Schoology you will need:

  • Personal email address

  • Share your email address with the school office

  • Parents will get a Parent Access Letter in the mail and electronically in School Messenger with Parent Access Codes to use to create your Parent Accounts with PowerSchool and Schoology.

🏫 School Directory

PowerSchool Parent Portal for Checking Student Grades and Attendance

2. PowerSchool Parent Account

Track Student Grades and Attendance

Preview Video in Spanish coming soon

ALL Parents can create their accounts now!

Go SchoolMessenger Text with Teacher and School Site

3. Go School Messenger

Receive Updates from School Site and Teachers

Preview Video in Spanish coming soon

ALL Parents can create their accounts now!

Schoology Parent Portal for Checking Students Assignments

4. Schoology Parent Account

Digital Classroom and Assignments

Preview Video in Spanish coming soon

ALL Parents can create their accounts now!

Student Device

Student Device How-to Login and How-to Use

Student Device How-to Login & How-to Use

Student Device

Limited Device Coverage

Get the Limited Student Device Coverage

WiFi, Hotspots, and Free and Low Cost Internet

WiFi Hotspots and Free & Low Cost Internet at Home

Student Help Center Technology Tutorials

Student Help Center has how-to use student apps and device tutorials

Attend Online Teams Events

Back to School Night in Teams

Back to School Night: How to Join Teams Meeting Link for Parents - VIDEO (and in Spanish)

How-to Choose Your Language on YouTube Video

How to Join a Microsoft Teams Live Event

Microsoft Teams Live Events

How to Join Virtual Live Teams Event for District or School Site Events Online

Internet & Email Basics

Chrome Web Browser

Chrome Web Browser

Chrome is the preferred web browser at Modesto City Schools. Learn how to use the Chrome Web Browser and visit websites.

Internet Basics Improve Skills

Internet Basics

Improve your Internet skills so you can connect, use the cloud, download and upload files, and do more online.

tips for staying safe on the internet, online, and email

Internet Safety

Staying safe online is essential in today's world. Use these Internet safety tips to keep yourself and your loved ones protected.

Learn How to use Email

Email Basics

In this free tutorial, learn how to use common email features and practice proper etiquette.

Learn how to use Gmail

Google Gmail

In this free tutorial, get an introduction to Gmail and learn how to manage, send, and respond to messages.

Learn how to share online with email and text messaging

Beyond Email

Learn the various ways beyond email of communicating and sharing online.

YouTube Channel Playlist tutorial videos for parents

MCS Instructional Tech YouTube Channel Playlist for Parent Videos