Getting Started

New to Otus? Here are some great places to get started!

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Written by Keith Westman, Samantha Mason, Kris Hyland and 3 others
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Skyward API Configuration

Follow these instructions to generate and share your Skyward API credentials.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated today

Otus Account Types Overview | All

This article will outline the modules available in each account type, as well as identify any modules that are unique to a specific account.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated yesterday

Translate Your Account

Follow these steps to translate your Otus account into the language of your choice.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Overview of Account Types | Teacher, Admin, and Main Admin

This article outlines the differences between teacher, admin, and main admin accounts.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

How to Log in with Google Single Sign-On

This article will help you set up your initial Google Single Sign-On (SSO) log-in.
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Written by Kendell Hunter
Updated over a week ago

Otus Implementation Guide

This document describes what new clients can expect during the onboarding and implementation phase of our relationship.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Clear Cache on iPad/iPhone

How to clear the cache in Chrome and Safari on iPhone or iPad
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

7 Ways to Use Otus for Communication

Otus offers a variety of features that help ensure that the connection between home and school is strong.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Otus Whitelist: URLs to whitelist

This is a list of URLs that the district should whitelist during Otus Implementation to ensure effective performance. Includes tech specs.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Clearing Your Browser's Cache

How to clear the cache on a computer's web browser: Chrome or Safari
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Written by Samantha Mason
Updated over a week ago

Using the Mobile App | Teachers

Quick view access to notification feed, class board, assessment status, grades, and standards. Assign, view, and edit recognitions.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Reset Password

Steps to take if you have forgotten or need to reset your password or need to reset a student password.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Adding the Google Chrome Extension

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Written by Kris Hyland
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Otus and Illinois HB 3606

The following information details many of the ways in which Otus helps schools comply with HB 3606.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

How to Share an Idea with Us

This article describes how a user can share feedback and ideas for Otus improvements.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

Site Performance Issues

Troubleshooting slow loading time and performance in Otus
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Written by Samantha Mason
Updated over a week ago

"You Do Not Have Permission to Access This Resource" - Error Message

Information for Teachers or Admins receiving the "You Do Not Have Permission to Access This Resource" Error Message.
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Written by Brooke Fodor
Updated over a week ago

HTML Embedding

Many teaching tools provide you with embed codes so you can easily add their content to Otus!
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Written by Kris Hyland
Updated over a week ago

iFrame Embedding

Embed many types of web-based resources on a bookshelf page to share with students.
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Written by Kris Hyland
Updated over a week ago

Learning, Together at Otus

How Otus uses the idea of "Learning, together" as an internal and external marching cry.
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

What Does Personalized Learning Mean to Otus?

Personalized learning has nothing to do with edtech
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Written by Keith Westman
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Case Study: Empowering Teachers with Data to Propel Student Success

Gravette School District Case Study
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Predicting Student Outcomes with Otus and the Big Five

Social emotional learning (SEL)
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago

Family Account Creation Document | Admin and Teachers

This article has links to documents you can give to families to help them create their family account.
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Written by Monica Burke
Updated over a week ago

Have Report Cards Driven a Wedge Between Parents and Standards-based Grading?

Overcoming obstacles when implementing standards-based grading
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Written by Keith Westman
Updated over a week ago