What is Powerschool? PowerSchool is a web-based student information system that provides grade management and viewing for teachers and students alike. Using PowerSchool, teachers are able to record grades and attendance for students to view at home. It currently has. Retrieved December 8, 2012, from Pearson School Systems website: http://www.pearsonschoolsystems.com> Each student or teacher using PowerSchool has a password-protected account. Data uploaded by teachers is immediately accessible to students or parents logged in to their own account. Data added to PowerSchool is visible to the district office, the school, parents and students,
PowerSchool was purchased by Apple Inc. on March 13, 2001. On May 25, 2006, Apple Inc. and Pearson Education announced that Pearson was to acquire PowerSchool, “Apple’s award-winning student information systems (SIS) division. Once a school district purchases PowerSchool, accounts can be set up for both teachers and parents. PowerSchool makes it easy for teachers to record grades, take attendance, and check student profiles. Also, it’s convenient for parents to check all of their child’s grades as soon as they are posted.”
Our first training sessions took place Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Advance Technology Center in Edmonton. Alexander, Alexis, O’Chiese & Sunchild Schools all participated in the training and also provided excellent feedback and reccomendations for their data base.
We are excited to see the outcomes of this new technology and how it will help improve reporting and overall student success!
The next training session will take place in April of 2014. Information posted soon!