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Student Portfolios
Slide deck for Student Portfolios: This slide deck will be updated regularly to support students and teachers in the process of creating their digital portfolios. Videos are linked to each section. Please remember to log in using your LAUSD account for all videos and files. 

iPad Info 2021


  • After students setup their iPads at school, students will need to complete these iPad Tasks at home. Click on these SLIDES: You need to be signed out of your personal Gmail accounts and signed in to their LAUSD email.
    1) Connect to their home WiFi (if possible)
    2) Update their iPad software
    3) Create and set their lock screen with their full name & grade

  • If you child did not receive an iPad, they were given a slip in History to inform them of which form needs to be completed. The forms are attached below. 


  • If your child forgot their lock passcode and the iPad is disabled, please email Ms. Cao at [email protected]



Click HERE to access video or download the instructions below. 
Website: https://mylogin.lausd.net/. Contact the school to receive your Student ID and/or PIN. Email Ms. Cao after hours.
iPad Section
  • Upload Large Video Files without Google Drive
    When Google Drive/OneDrive won’t upload the large files, use a web browser and go to http://send-anywhere.com/
Two Options: (Videos)
  • Annotate a webpage on an iPad (VIDEO:CLICK HERE)
    • In Safari, go to the webpage
    • Tap on the SHARE icon (top-right - arrow up)
    • Tap MARKUP
    • Annotate/highlight/type in textbox
    • Save to Google Drive - Tap on the SHARE icon (top-right - arrow up)
    • Tap on Drive and save to your Drive
Google Drive: VIDEO - Intro/Basic Features
Google Drive: VIDEO - Creating Folders
Google Drive: VIDEO - Creating Assignments
Schoology: VIDEO - How to upload an assignment (a file on computer, a link, from Google Drive) 
Schoology: VIDEO - Using audio and video recording 

This coming school year Holmes is proud to partner with Verizon and Digital Promise which provides all students and staff members with iPads and internet connection.


All parents/guardians and students are required to complete the forms (attached to the enrollment packet) and complete an online Parent Digital Citizenship course and the Student Digital Citizenship course before your child receives their iPad.


Both Parent and Student Digital Citizenship courses and completed forms are required.


1) Parent Digital Citizenship Course:

Go to EdPuzzle, CLICK HERE

  • Sign in or create an account using your student email or parent's personal email.
  • IMPORTANT: When creating an account - in order to identify parent=student:
    • First Name field: (Parent's Last, First Name) 
    • Last Name field: (Student's Last, First Name)


2) Student Digital Citizenship Course:

  • Go to EdPuzzle, CLICK HERE
  • Sign in or create an account using your LAUSD MyMail account