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Parent intro Nossal


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Parent intro Nossal

  1. 1. The UltranetParent information<br />Nossal High School<br />
  2. 2. What is the Ultranet?<br />The Ultranet is an online learning environment that:<br /><ul><li>supports high quality learning and teaching
  3. 3. connects students, teachers and parents; and
  4. 4. enables the sharing of information and knowledge.</li></ul>The Ultranet gives every Victorian government school community the opportunity to participate in a learning environment of the future.<br />
  5. 5. What does the Ultranet do?<br />Connects you to the whole school community, your child and their teachers <br />Supports your child’s learning<br />Gives you access to your child’s learning progress<br />Prepares your child for life and work in the 21st century<br />Gives teachers tools to create and plan learning activities and share resources<br />
  6. 6. What does the Ultranet include?<br />
  7. 7. How is privacy protected?<br />Strict privacy and security controls<br />Online community restricted to schools<br />Users can only access appropriate information<br />Parents/guardians CAN see:<br />information about your child/or students in your care<br />information from the school that they attend. <br />Parents/guardians CANNOT see: <br />information about any other students <br />information about any other school. <br />More privacy information is available in The Ultranet: An introduction for parents<br />
  8. 8. Our timeline for the Ultranet<br />All teachers in our school are trained<br />In 2011, students in Years 9 and 10 log in<br />From January 2011, parents will be invited to log in<br />From 2011 our school will use the Ultranet more and more in our classrooms<br />
  9. 9. How will students use the Ultranet?<br />Set personal learning goals <br />Join online learning communities <br />Search for great resources <br />Use Web 2.0 tools <br />Submit tasks online and get feedback <br />Store school work online<br />Share learning progress with parents<br />
  10. 10. Student Home Page<br />
  11. 11. How will teachers use the Ultranet?<br />Build relationships and share knowledge and resources <br />Design online learning activities <br />Provide feedback to students and parents <br />Access student data to inform curriculum planning<br />Plan, deliver and assess learning activities online<br />
  12. 12. Teacher Home Page<br />
  13. 13. What access will parents have?<br />Ultranet will be available to you anywhere, anytime<br />You will have access to:<br />Home page – navigate from the Home page to see your child, our school and parent communities<br />Learner Profile - where you can see an overview of your child’s learning progress including attendance records, timetables, homework and teacher feedback<br />Community Spaces - where the latest school news and events will be posted<br />
  14. 14. Parents will see…Home Page<br />
  15. 15. Parents will see…Learner Profile<br />This shows an overview of student learning information.<br />You can drill down for more information from this page.<br />
  16. 16. How do parents get access?<br />Parents will receive a Welcome Letter in February<br />Parents need to register using the information provided in the letter <br />Parents can then log into the Ultranet using their username and password created during the registration process<br />Sample Welcome Letter<br />
  17. 17. How do parents log in?<br />Welcome Letter<br />
  18. 18. How can you find out more?<br />The Ultranet: An introduction for parentsbooklet distributed in late October/November<br />Ultranet Welcome Letter that we will distribute in February<br />Ultranet online parent user manual including How to videos, tutorials and translated materials at: <br /><br />What’s the Big Idea? Ultranet introduction<br />Ultranet website<br />
  19. 19. Need more help?<br />If you cant access the Internet at home:<br />Please visit your local Public Library for free access to computers and the Internet<br />If you have any further concerns please contact: <br />Director of e Learning<br />Ms. Sheryl Thompson<br />03 8762 4600<br />