Differences Between Parent and Student Accounts: Schoology
Schoology Parent Resource Kit
Official PDF Translations
Watch the video to look at some important differences between Parent and Student accounts in Schoology. Information from the video is below.
- Parents have read only ability to students’ activities.
- Parents are not able to participate as students.
- Students must be logged into their own account to participate in a course or group in Schoology.
|Parent Accounts||Student Accounts|
|Cannot submit assignments Can view what has been submitted.||Can submit assignments|
|Cannot post in discussions. Sometimes may be able to view discussions, depending on settings.||Can post in discussions|
|Cannot access assessments.||Can submit assessments|
|Cannot post in media albums. Can view media albums.||Can post to media albums|
|Cannot submit quizzes or tests for student.||Can attempt submissions of quizzes and tests|
To view student or parent accounts
- Click the arrow in the upper right corner near your name
- Select the account you wish to view.
Schoology Short Videos
In FCPS, we've created a series of short videos to help you learn how to navigate Schoology.
Welcome FCPS Parents and Guardians to Schoology
An overview of the features and tools available to users with a Schoology Parent Account.
Parent and Guardian Communication Tools
Learn the basics of using your Parent Schoology account to communicate with you student's school and teachers.
Everything students need to know about Schoology in FCPS; including tips, features, and how to get help.
Why Did FCPS Choose Schoology?
You may be wondering why Schoology was chosen as FCPS's new Learning Management System (LMS). This page shares some key points for the division, for teachers, for parents, and for students.
This page shares the timeline of how Schoology is being implemented for the division.