Digital Tools & Resources

District Instructions/Technical Support

Click here for a variety of District how-to videos and instructions to help you get started with remote learning. 

Book Virtual Assistance
(Meeting link will be emailed to you)

Book a virtual appointment with a school librarian for help getting started with remote learning, troubleshooting technical issues and for homework support. Once you have booked your appointment, please check your email. You will access your appointment by clicking on the link that is sent to you.

Sign-up for Elementary School Support
Sign-up for Middle & High School Support

Email Us!
Still need help? Students may email for additional technology assistance. We're here for you!


Getting Started...

WiFi Access

The SCSD community may access free WiFi in the main parking lot of Corcoran, Henninger, Nottingham, PSLA at Fowler, Seymour, STEAM at Dr. King, Van Duyn, and Webster. This is the same internet access that students would have while in school and is filtered appropriately. 
  1. Select 'SCSD Vendor' from your WiFi settings
  2. You will be redirected to a browser to sign onto the network
  3. Enter student username and password into the spaces noted. Click on the accept the terms of use checkbox and select 'Log in'.

Seesaw (Grades PK-5)

Students in grades PK-5 participate in online coursework using Seesaw.

>> Quickstart Guide

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Canvas (Grades 6-12)

Students in grades 6-12 participate in online coursework using Canvas. NOTE: Google Chrome is the recommended browser for using Canvas.
>> Quickstart Guide


Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams may be used in Grades K-12 for video conferencing on remote learning days. Download the Teams App onto your computer and/or phone or access via Clever.

>> Quickstart Guide


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TalkingPoints is a free parent-teacher messaging app with translations in English and over 20 other languages. The Syracuse City School District will be using TalkingPoints to communicate with parents through a mobile app or text messages in your home language.

>> Learn More

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Other Digital Tools

Clever (High quality online resources)
SchoolTool Virtual Classroom
Castle Learning (Coursework review, Regents preparation)
Sora eBooks and Audiobooks
Assistive Technology Resources