It is important to ‘lock’ your computer or mobile device whenever you are not actively using it. The instructions below apply to Windows and Macintosh computers, iPod Touch and iPad handheld devices. If you have another mobile device that you use, please be sure to access your manufacturer’s instructions for locking the screen.
Macintosh users must modify System Preferences to make the computer lock.
From now on, you will need to enter your 4-digit passcode to begin using your iTouch or iPad.
Note: If you forget your passcode, you will need to use iTunes on your computer to reset the device back to its original settings.
Pinnace System User Roles – School staff members are given different levels of access to the Pinnacle System based on one of the following roles: Attendance Managers, Counselors, Gradebook Managers, and Principals. Note: Teachers are not assigned these roles.
GBA – Gradebook Attendance Manager
GBC – Gradebook Counselors
GBP – Gradebook Principals
GBM – Gradebook Manager
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Please note that technical support can not be provided for personal use applications that may be installed on your mobile devices.
Purchase: Information on purchasing an LPS mobile device can be found on the LPS Buying Guide .
First Time Users: To begin using your iOS device, you must first connect it to your computer with iTunes installed (Mac or Windows). All Mac OS computers already have iTunes installed. Windows computers may need to download it from the Apple Web site.
If you are not finding an answer to your question, perhaps we didn’t think of it and it just hasn’t been asked. Ask it yourself in our discussion forum! We’d also love to hear how you use this tool in your classroom or work at LPS.
If a user wishes to acquire applications or media for these devices, they must set up an iTunes Store Account.
Many of the systems LPS uses to conduct business have apps that connect your mobile device with the data you are interested in. This page offers an alphabetical listing of some of the major ones in our environment with links to download the app and instructions on how to set it up for use in the LPS environment.
There are different mobile apps depending on your role in the system to use with Synergy. You can click on the link below or search the store to install the app on your mobile device.
Some of the apps require that the District URL be entered. The LPS District URL is: https://synergy.lps.org/ (note the s on https) The ParentVUE and StudentVUE apps only require that the parent or student enter their Zip Code and it will direct them to the LPS Parent/Student portal.
That depends. What do you teach? What are your personal and professional productivity needs? You might find out from colleagues which applications work best for them. Many users download applications regularly but never spend a cent. There are so many that are free!!
Another good resource for iPods, iPod Touches and iPad information is Tony Vincent’s Blog, Learning in Hand.