This document is a resource for Dyknow Administrators to understand how to successfully implement Dyknow at their school (district).
Please follow the step-by-step onboarding instructions identified in the sections below.
Schedule a Kick-Off Call with the Dyknow School Success Team. Your Kick-Off Call will cover:
- Required account setup tasks:
- Always allowing Dyknow in content filter
- Roster import
- Cloud Connector installation
ALWAYS ALLOW DYKNOW
Read the Always Allow Dyknow in Content Filter article for step-by-step instructions on allowing Dyknow websites and applications through your school/district network and antivirus software.
IMPORT ROSTER DATA
Manually create users and classes in Dyknow - OR - easily mass-import users, classes, and enrollments into Dyknow.
Your Import Method is often determined by your Student Information System (SIS). School roster data can be mass-imported into Dyknow using one of the options below:
- Direct API Integration
- Standard Export Files
- Dyknow Files
- Custom Files
Read the Manager Roster Import Settings article to begin the data import process.
INSTALL DYKNOW CLOUD CONNECTOR ONTO STUDENT DEVICES
Install the device-specific Dyknow Cloud Connector onto student devices to enable monitoring. Read the relevant article(s) below for step-by-step instructions:
- Student Windows/PC (.msi) Installations
- Student Mac (.pkg) Installations
- Student Chromebook (extension) Installations
To confirm your student devices meet our technical specifications, review the Dyknow Compatibility Information article.
To confirm your student device logins match their Dyknow user profiles, review our FAQ: Student Device Logins.
MANAGE BLACKOUT SETTINGS & IP RESTRICTIONS
By default, Dyknow includes Blackout Settings (but no IP Restrictions) that enable monitoring on weekdays, Monday - Friday, during popular school hours. These settings can be edited at any time.
For step-by-step instructions on managing student device monitoring permissions by school and/or district, read the Manage Dyknow Blackout Settings and IP Restrictions article.
The Dyknow School Success Team provides the following training resources for new Dyknow users:
- Intro to Dyknow - Teacher Training video + tips
- Countless videos via Dyknow's YouTube channel
- One live training session hosted remotely and recorded for sharing
Click here to schedule a training session for your Teachers with the Dyknow School Success Team.
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