The February 2019 update (5.4) will be released on Thursday, February 7th. During the upgrade, your sites will be unavailable for a few minutes at 5:00 pm local time.

A maintenance notice will be displayed to logged-in users at noon PST.

Spell Check

Editing text on pages and comments now includes integrated spell check. This relies on your browser's spell check implementation and will only display on desktop browsers.

Updated Weather App 

Due to the shutdown of the Yahoo weather service the Weather app has been updated to use Environment Canada's Data Service. There is no additional cost to use this service and no setup is required.

Portfolio Parent Portal Improvements

A variety of improvements to help parents register and login to the parent portal.

  • Parent Registration & Login - The registration and login flow has been streamlined for an easier and more intuitive parent experience.
  • Parent Invitation - The parent settings page in class sites now displays parent registration details so teachers can help parents having difficulty logging in.
  • Troubleshooting - System Administrators now have full access to the parent settings page in class sites to be able to see what teachers see. System Dashboard now also includes detailed information about parent login attempts to help troubleshoot registration and login problems.

Assignment Settings for Teachers

New class site wide settings are now available for Teachers:

  • Lock post on copy to portfolio - Choose whether assignment submissions copied to student portfolios create a locked or unlocked portfolio post.
  • Include assignment description on portfolio post - Choose whether assignment submissions copied to student portfolios should include the teacher's assignment description.
  • Expanded current view - Choose how many days are included in the Current view of upcoming or past assignments. The default is 14 days.

Other Fixes & Enhancements

  • Class site Parent view now allow teachers to select multiple parents to send an email.

  • Video and audio elements are now easier to manipulate in portfolio edit view.

  • News & Announcements items will now publish open graph tags for improved social media sharing.

  • Added detailed descriptions to the Public Site Access option for class and group sites.

  • Fixed layout issues on Portfolio export dialog.

  • Various other bug fixes and enhancements.

Did you know about System Dashboard?

If you support other users in your district or school, or you're an IT administrator, check out out the System Dashboard. If you don't have access get in touch with the Scholantis support team.