Students may use the Student Launchpad to access websites and instructional apps from home.
Some websites and instructional apps they may wish to visit:
- Compass Learning (in the Instructional Apps folder)- GREAT PROGRAM!
- Renaissance Home Connect for use with AR (in the Instructional Apps folder)
- and more!
Students simply log on with the same credentials they use at school. If you need any assistance, please let me know!
See below for more information:
Access school resources at home, just like in class!
Go to: https://launchpad.leeschools.net
The Launchpad is a single site where students can access online materials. Students use the
same login as they use at school. Launchpad is used to access the following applications, found in the Instructional Apps folder:
Renaissance Home Connect
Pearson Success Net
HMH Central- for Fastt Math and Read 180 (only for certain classes)
All of these programs use the student’s password form the Launchpad login to authenticate.
This means that when the student logs into the Launchpad, he/she will simply have to click on the Instructional apps folder, and then the icon of the desired app.
Since there have been questions about accessing Renaissance Home Connect, let's use that application as an example. Keep in mind, these steps will apply to all programs listed above:
Log into the Launchpad.
Click on the Instructional Apps Folder.
Then, click on Renaissance Home Connect. Note the difference in icons; Renaissance Learning is used only at school.
IMPORTANT: It is strongly recommended that students access the Launchpad on desktop or
laptop computers (Windows of Mac) running the Chrome browser, or Chromebook laptops.
Mobile devices such as tablets and phones are NOT recommended for the Launchpad, for
compatibility reasons. Here is the link to download Chrome:
What is your child's login? Every student is provided a username and password they use in the classroom. They use the same username and password to log into the Launchpad at home. Your child's teacher can provide you the credentials should your child not know.
Google Drive Log-In Steps
Students may use their district credentials to log into Google Drive, where they can access work saved at school and use Google apps such as Docs, Sheets, and Slides.
Go to Google.com, and click the Sign In button at the top-right.
At the next screen, enter the student's email. It is the username followed by @students.leeschools.net, per the example in the screenshot.
Next, enter the student's password.
Now that the child is logged into Google, he/she can access Google Drive and the Google Apps. There is a Google Apps folder found on every child's Launchpad.