At Northfield High School, we use technology as an accelerator of learning. All students in grades 9 – 12 are issued an iPad for educational use as part of a 1:1 iPad program. The program uses digital curriculum materials, student collaboration tools and individualized instruction in all subject areas with the goal of enhancing student learning. Information for students and parents involved in the program may be found below.
Helpful Tips (How to…)
- General Repair Strategies: Quick Fixes
- iCloud: Find my iPad
- Backing up your iPad to iCloud / WikiHow
- Backing up Notability
- Official iPad User Guide
- Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks and Tutorials (How-To Geek)
- Top iPad Tips and Tricks (TC Geeks)
- Safely Add Music to your iPad Without Syncing to a Computer
Students should make sure to point their web browser to http://drive.google.com. Student Google Drive user names use the following convention: firstname.lastname@example.org
Passwords are the same as they use for logging into the school’s Novell system (the user name and password they type to access a Windows-based computer in the building.) In the event they cannot remember this password, any member of the Media/Tech team can assist students in the Media Center.
Students can access Schoology on either their iPad or a computer using one of two login methods: email or username.
Most login issues actually surround the spelling of student usernames or transposing letters in the email address. Having students double check this often fixes the problem. In addition, when using the username login, make sure they’ve selected Northfield, MN, as opposed to another school. If one login strategy doesn’t work, try the other. If neither works, have the students go to http://nfld.schoology.com on their iPads and attempt the web login as opposed to the iPad App. If students have actually forgotten their password, any of the Media/Tech staff can assist them in the Media Center.
Students who cannot login to Skyward should contact the Counseling Office for their username and password.
Lost, Stolen, Damaged iPads
Find My iPad
Here is a great video guide and tutorial on how to use Find My iPad.