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White Plains Public Schools

Introducing
 
office 365  
 
(formally Live@EDU)

for students grades 6-12 and all staff

 


1.    To access Office 365  go to:  http://portal.microsoftonline.com   (NEW)
2.    Sign in with username and password 
Office 365 is the following:
For students:
districtusername@live.wpcsd.k12.ny.us    
Based on the new username students use for the computer network

For staff: districtusername@wpcsd.k12.ny.us   

Password is the same as when you log into the district computer network
 
3. Click Sign In 

Students in grades 6-12 will have access to the following resources 

  • Web-based Outlook (which includes Email, Calendar and Contacts) – this is a district issued and monitored email account that can only email students and staff in the school district.  
    Student email address is:  districtusername@live.wpcsd.k12.ny.us
  • Office in the cloud (includes web-based versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and OneNote)
  • Skydrive (online storage of files, documents, music, pictures, etc. that is accessible from any computer with internet access).
  • All of these resources will enhance student and teacher collaboration on classroom projects.
  • Any High School student with an account or password problem, please see Mrs. Mondelli in the C125/C126 HS Computer Labs.
Staff will have access to the following resources:
  • Office in the cloud (includes web-based versions of Word, Excel, Powerpoint and OneNote)
  • Skydrive(online storage of files, documents, music, pictures, etc. that is accessible from any computer with internet access).
  • Note:  Staff email (Outlook) will continue to be maintained internally in the district and is accessible via the following website:   https://webmail.wpcsd.k12.ny.us  or via remote access.
  • All of these resources will enhance student and teacher collaboration on classroom projects.
  • Any account or password problems please place a helpdesk call.
Office 365 can be accessed 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week using any computer (and some smartphones) with internet access. 

Office 365 Help Resources
·        Office 365 Quick Reference Guide
·    Office 365 training videos

http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-suite-help/get-to-know-office-365-RZ103709937.aspx

·         Office 365 Help and Instructions
http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/ff637580.aspx

·         How to share documents and files in Office 365
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-suite-help/share-documents-in-office-365-VA103141040.aspx

·         Office
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/training-FX101782702.aspx

·         OneNote
http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/onenote-help/work-together-in-a-shared-notebook-RZ102694333.aspx

·         OneNote Example in the classroom:
http://blogs.office.com/b/microsoft-onenote/archive/2011/07/28/teaching-with-onenote-how-students-benefit.aspx