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Tips and Tricks

I can't login.

Make sure you are using https://www.thelearningodyssey.com as the URL.

Next, check your school code. It defaults to "Odyssey". Just delete it and type in your school's code.

For more information, watch one of the videos below.

Logging In

 

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Logging In - Mobile

 

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What app do we use for mobile devices and tablets?

To access Compass Learning® on a mobile device or tablet (anything that will not allow flash), Puffin Academy by CloudMosa will need to be downloaded. Download for free in your device's app store.

For more information, watch this video.

 

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How do I know where to go in Compass Learning®?

Begin by selecting the subject the student should be working in.

Then, select the assignment. If there is more than one and your teacher has not given specific instructions, click into the first box on the left.

Depending on your device, watch one of the videos below.

Navigating Learning Paths

 

Navigating on a Mobile Device

 

Help I'm Lost

 

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Nothing is loading.

There could be many reasons an activity is not loading, or the performance of the program has declined. Because Compass Learning® works on a web browser, this does require bandwidth. I have great bandwidth and speed too, but even I have troubles at home sometimes if everyone else is on their devices too.

Check out this video to learn more

 

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My screen is frozen.

There could be many reasons the program is freezing, or the performance of the program has declined. Because Compass Learning® works on a web browser, this does require bandwidth. I have great bandwidth and speed too, but even I have troubles at home sometimes if everyone else is on their devices too.

Check out this video to learn more

 

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It won't let me move to the next activity.

Frequently when we are asked this question, it is because the student hasn't finished the practice activity yet. Practice activities open a new tab in the system. When the student navigates back, they have to click "finish". Sometimes, students exit the activity, and then can't move on (it won't check off).

Check out this video for a visual explanation (it will help)

Practices Resources General

 

Mobile Practice Resources

 

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I have an iPad. Can I use safari?

To access Compass Learning® on a mobile device or tablet (anything that will not allow flash), Puffin Academy by CloudMosa will need to be downloaded. Download for free in your device's app store.

For more information, watch this video.

 

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All we have is a mobile phone. Will Compass Learning® work?

To access Compass Learning® on a mobile device or tablet (anything that will not allow flash), Puffin Academy by CloudMosa will need to be downloaded. Download for free in your device's app store.

For more information, watch this video.

 

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I opened a link and now I don't know how to get back to my Compass Learning® home screen.

If you are not on a mobile device, you can do two things.

  1. Minimize open windows and find your open Compass Learning® window.
  2. Go down to your task bar (bottom of the computer screen) and find your browser icon. Hover there with your mouse and find Compass Learning®. Click on it.

If you are on a mobile device, check out this video.

 

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How do I review what activities or quizzes I have already completed?

Look at your previously completed work can always be done through the Student Portfolio.

For general information on all of the tabs in the Student Portfolio, watch this video

 

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