Vidyalaya Online

Online Setup
Portals
  1. We will be using Google products for 2022-23 session.
  2. Following should be working before school starts
  3. Go to dakhila.vidyalaya.org, click on Google icon to authenticate
  4. Go to classroom.google.com, login with your email
  5. See Google Meet for joining online session
  6. All email ids must have a google account
Dakhila
  1. All personal details are available by clicking button
  2. Lists all classes and links for family
Classroom
  1. Primary communication between teachers and families
  2. Class material, homework, announcements
Meet Links to join call are shared on Dakhila portal
Everyone
  1. All participants must join Classroom Bulletin Board
  2. We are not using mailing list starting this year. All communication will be via Google Classroom
Teachers
  1. Join classroom by clicking on the special invitation in your mailbox.
  2. Roster, attendance sheet are available on Dakhila portal
  3. Notice the name used by Student in Classroom, where different
  4. See Google Meet section for Teacher Instructions
  5. Communicate with students using Google Classroom (avoid email).
  6. Post to classroom with your credentials (not leadteacher)
  7. All classroom and associated material is available during current session only
Students
  1. Must subscribe to three classrooms: Language, Culture and Bulletin Board
  2. Can use a parent's email id when parent is not a teacher
  3. To join classroom: (a) accept the invitation in email, (b) click join link on Dakhila
  4. First check the Classroom login on top right before joining any classroom
Google Meet
  1. Students
    1. On Dakhila, link to each meeting should be visible
    2. Test by clicking the link
    3. It should take you to a screen which has a button - Ask to Join
    4. Click it and wait for Teacher to let you in the class
    5. SMS: (973) 946-8945, if nobody responds or any emergency
  2. Teachers
    1. Get Lead Teacher credentials from the Principal
    2. Start a private/anonymous window
    3. Go to the link for your class (you can copy it from Dakhila, or Google Classroom)
    4. Click Sign in at top right (or click switch account) and use leadteacher credentials
    5. Click - Join Now
    6. Let students in the call as the message comes
Questions?
Am I ready?
Answer Yes to all of the following Questions.
  1. Have I logged in to Dakhila and see all my classes?
  2. Have I joined all Clasrooms
  3. Have I tested all my Google Meet links
What are my classrooms
  1. All participants should join Bulleting Board for annoucement
  2. Students - each student should be part of Lanauge and Culture classroom
  3. Teachers - each teacher should be part of the their classroom as a Teacher
How do I create Google Account
gmail users already have a google account, skip this section.
non-gmail users must Create Google Account
  1. Click for myself
  2. Click use my current address instead
  3. Enter password twice
  4. Click next
  5. A verification code should be received in email.
  6. Enter it
  7. Enter a phone number for verification
  8. Enter the message received on sms
  9. Enter date of birth and gender. It says, why they ask.
  10. Get more from your number - not required, skip it
  11. Privacy and terms - agree
  12. Go back to invitation email
  13. accept invitation from Google Classroom.
What is school day schedule?
  1. See Calendar
  2. Start at 9:25am (All times are eastern)
  3. Open dakhila portal and login by clicking google icon
  4. join google meet for general assembly
  5. recheck bulletin board for any late annoucement
  6. Students join Meet for lanaguage class at 10am
  7. Students join Meet for Culture class at 11am
  8. Teachers join Meet for their class, one teacher must join meet with leadteacher credentials
I need help?
  1. Write to Admission@vidyalaya.org
  2. Start by saying that you have read this page
  3. Then explain what you did after starting browser
  4. Let us know what did not work and a possible screenshot
  5. Install Teamviewer on your computer so we can see what is going wrong
  6. School Day: SMS: (973) 946-8945 (Sorry, no voice)
Why Bulletin Board?
  1. In the past, we used mailing list to communicate
  2. it is outdated in modern world
  3. Everyone should join the classroom labelled Bulletin Board
  4. All announcemnts will be posted here and visible historically
  5. All participants can write to the Principal and expect response
  6. Any parent who does not wish to be part of this, should let us know and we will delete email address
  7. Consersely, all parents should join so we know that you are receiving messages.