This document is a resource for Dyknow Administrators to understand how to successfully implement Dyknow at their school (district).
Please follow the step-by-step onboarding instructions identified in the sections below.
Click here to schedule a Kick-Off Call with the Dyknow School Success Team. Your Kick-Off Call will cover:
- User logins
- Account setup tasks:
- Always allowing Dyknow in your content filter
- Roster import options
- Cloud Connector installation
- Blackout Settings and IP Restrictions
- Teacher training needs
- Action items and next steps
ALWAYS ALLOW DYKNOW
Read the Always Allow Dyknow in Content Filter article for step-by-step instructions on allowing Dyknow websites and applications through your school/district network and antivirus software.
IMPORT ROSTER DATA
Import User, Class, and Class enrollments into Dyknow. Your Import Method is often determined by your Student Information System (SIS). School roster data can be mass-imported into Dyknow using one of four options below:
- Direct API Integration
- Standard Export Files
- Dyknow Files
- Custom Files
Read the Manager Roster Import Settings article to begin the data import process.
INSTALL DYKNOW CLOUD CONNECTOR ONTO STUDENT DEVICES
Install the device-specific Dyknow Cloud Connector onto student devices. Read the relevant article(s) below for step-by-step instructions on installing the Dyknow Cloud Connector onto student devices:
To confirm your student devices meet our technical specifications, review the Dyknow Compatibility Information article.
MANAGE BLACKOUT SETTINGS & IP RESTRICTIONS
By default, Dyknow includes Blackout Settings (but no IP Restrictions) that enable monitoring on weekdays, Monday - Friday, during popular school hours. These settings can be edited at any time.
For step-by-step instructions on managing student device monitoring permissions by school and/or district, read the Manage Dyknow Blackout Settings and IP Restrictions article.
The Dyknow School Success Team provides the following training resources for new Dyknow users:
- Intro to Dyknow - Teacher Training video + tips
- Countless videos via Dyknow's YouTube channel
- One live training session, hosted remotely and recorded for sharing
Click here to schedule a training session for your Teachers with the Dyknow School Success Team.