Empower Learning Information
Armada Area Schools is using the Empower Learning platform as our district's learning management system. Students can find information about their classes, including assignments, documents, and resources, by logging into the platform. Students can also use the platform to communicate with their teachers and to submit work for feedback or assessment. The documents and videos linked below are provided to help you learn about the platform and how to use the platform. Click the graphic above or the link below to visit the Empower Learning login page.
Visit the Empower Learning login page
Instructions for Clearing Browser History
We have found that clearing your browser history, cache, and cookies can often correct problems that students are experiencing with Empower. If you're having an issue that you weren't having previously, it may be worth trying to clear this information before reaching out for more help. Instructions for how to clear your browser's history and cache are included in the PDF linked below. Open the PDF and click on the browser icon you use to see more detailed information.
Click here to open the PDF with instructions for clearing your browser history and cache
Annotating PDFs with Kami
There is a free extension for Chrome call Kami that allows students to annotate/edit PDF documents. You can install the extension in Chrome by following the instructions below. Once installed, opening a PDF in this extension will give you many editing tools to help you complete your work online, even if you don't have access to a printer.
Click here to open Kami installation instructions
Mrs. Asaro has also put together a short instructional video (about 5 minutes, ~8MB download) showing how to use some of the tools in Kami, how to link Kami to your Google Drive, and how to turn in annotated assignments. Thanks Mrs. Asaro for sharing your video with all of us!
Instructional Video for Students
The four minute instructional video below shows some of the basics for students to know when using Empower. (Watching the video consumes about 10MB of data.)
Form for Reporting Problems/Questions
We know that this platform is new for students and staff in the district this year. We've created a feedback form that you can use to let us know of any trouble you're experiencing or any questions that you may have. We'll do our best to get back to you with an answer! Click the link below to access the feedback form.
Click here to visit the Empower Learning feedback form