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Blackboard




Overview:


Blackboard is the Course Management System in use at SDW.  As more digital resources are used with students in the classroom and staff in professional development settings, Blackboard is particularly well suited at organizing that content to make it meaningful and easily accessible for users.  The most recent installation of Blackboard supports "Web 2.0" tools, such as wikis, blogs, discussion boards, and more.  Blackboard is an incredibly versatile tool that can be used for organizing professional resources, for sharing lesson plans or assessments, for offering self-paced professional development, for communicating key information to an entire staff, or for posting assignments and information for student/parent access, or for running a face-to-face, hybrid, or virtual classroom.

Login:

Blackboard can be accessed here

Blackboard Support Site: www.support.blackboard.com

Student Login Information:


Students will use their Domain Login to log on to Blackboard.  

Username:  First part of district email address (everything prior to the @ sign).  

 Example
 Staff Member: John Testaccount 
           Email Addressjtestacc000@waukesha.k12.wi.us
           Domain Username:  jtestacc000

Password:  Same as your Domain Login Password

Parent/Guardian Login to Blackboard

As soon as students have been enrolled into a Blackboard course by the teacher of that course, the student's parents/guardians are also automatically enrolled into that course. Parents are issued a blackboard login. 
Provided a parent/guardian has access to all of his/her children with a single Infinite Campus Portal login, the parent/guardian will also be able to observe all of his/her children in Blackboard. The process for switching which child the parent is observing in Blackboard is outlined here.

In the event that a parent/guardian cannot see all of his/her children, or in the event that a parent/guardian is not aware of his/her Infinite Campus Portal login information, they should contact the building secretary for the school the child attends.

Finding your Blackboard Parent/Guardian Login Information 

To find your Blackboard Parent login username and password:

1. You must first login to your the Infinite Campus Portal account. Click here for directions

2. Once in Infinite Campus you will find the Blackboard link menu in the lower left hand corner.

















3. Click that Blackboard link and you will be taken to a status page where you will see your BB login info.
4. Note your username and password shown in area 1
5. Click the link shown in area 2 to reach the Blackboard login page where you can login.  


6. Once logged in you can switch students to view by following these directions.

Blackboard Mobile App:

With the Blackboard mobile app from the app store you can access you SDW blackboard account.
If you do not already have the mobile app download it from the app store and skip to step 4 below to login.

If you already have the mobile app installed on your device and you are unable to connect to the server you may need to logout and perform another search to get the correct server address.

Here is the process to do that.

 Step 1: On your Mobile App click the Settings gear in the lower left corner.

Step 2: Click the logout link at the bottom of the setting page.


Step3: Confirm that you really do want to logout.


Step 4: Search for our school by typing wauk in the search box.  
Click on the School District of Waukesha link and enter you Blackboard login information in the login box.







Supported Browsers:

Current supported browsers for blackboard are found here