Description: This article is to demonstrate how to access the online class which is intended only for MCPS students portal enrolled in the online comprehensive health education and foundations of Technology.
This article is to demonstrate how to access your online class, it is intended only for MCPS students enrolled in the online comprehensive health education and foundations of Technology a B courses about a week, before your class starts your online teacher will email you important information about the class and how to get started.
The email will contain a link to the PDO system which is the portal, you will use to access your online class, you may select the link in the email or type PDO mcps md org directly into the address bar of your browser.
Make sure that you have the secure connection soon by the https in the address, if you try to access the course too early, you’ll get an error message and you won’t be able to access the class site or when your online teacher contacts you about a week before class starts the online class site should be open and allow you access.
Let’s see what happens in both scenarios, select the link for the section title, the class site will open in a new web browser window or tab depending on how you set up your browser, the class is not available, close the new browser window or tab and then logout from the PDO system in the original window, go to the upper right where your name appears select the triangle for the drop-down menu and then select log out now.
Let’s see what happens when the class light is available on your pto main page again, select the link for the section title in this scenario, you can see the class site, your online class site might look differently from this example and your online teacher might make some information available before class starts in any case, you should see the top part of the class site which includes the class title the mcps logo a link to some orientation material and a few other items here in the middle the teachers.
Welcome email will include information about what you need to do in the class site before the first face-to-face meeting, when you finish working in your class site, you need to log out in two steps, first close the pop-up window or tab that contains the class site and then in the original browser window, go to the upper right of your pto main page, select the drop-down menu by your name and then select log out, so to access your online class, you need to login to the PDO system, go to my courses area, select the link for the section title and the class site opens in a new browser window or tab.