Quick-Start Guide for Students
Go to http://teachers.henrico.k12.va.us/elearning/
Click on Aims
MY USER ID: ______________________
MY PASSWORD: __________________
If you are prompted to choose a server, choose
QuickTime Internet Server.
Navigating the site
Across the top of every page is a navigation bar which will move you easily from one section of
the site to another. Directly below it is an info bar reminding you of such information as what
page you're on, whether you have any new DC-Mail messages, and any assignment you might
have open at the moment. Clicking on the link to an assignment or video in the info bar will take
you directly to it.
My DC provides you with your account information, enables you to customize your DC account
and keeps you in contact with DigitalCurriculum and other users on your account.
In the Assignments section, you can access teacher assignments.
The DC Search page enables you to search both the video and the multimedia library.
Correlations offers another video search option – using either your state curriculum content
standards or the national McRel/Achieve standards compendium. It also includes the Days to
The Current Events feature keeps you up to date with the latest news.
Click on Help to find out more about the page you're viewing at the moment and how to use it.
Search the DC libraries
Search by keyword: Searching by
keyword allows you to search for videos
• Click on the Search button in the
• Enter a word or part of a word in
the keyword box. You also have
the option of performing a
• Select your search parameters from the options below the keyword boxes.
• Click on Search.
Search by subject:
• Click on the Search
button in the navigation
• Click on the link Click
here for Advanced
• Select the subject(s)
that interest you.
• Click on Search.
• You may also use this
feature in conjunction
with a keyword search.
On the Search Results page, click on any video, key concept or multimedia photo/clip link to
view that file.
Watch / stream a video
• Click on the Watch Video button on the video product information page.
• Wait while the embedded media player in the next screen loads and opens the video.
• To go full screen, click on the Full Screen button below the player. (MAC users need to
pause the show and click on the Launch External Player link. When the external player
opens, click on View and
select Full Screen in the
• Most programs provide
Key Concept clips. Key
Concept clips are
specific segments of the
video containing its most
important ideas or
teaching points. Click on
the link in the table on
the right side of the
page, and the segment
will load in the player.
Download a multimedia clip
• Follow the simple on-screen
• You may want to change the name of
the file so that you can recognize it
Do teacher assignments
• Click on the Assignments button in the navigation bar.
• Locate your teacher's name in the list of Teacher
Assignments and, below it, the name of the assignment
you're looking for. Click on the name of the assignment.
• Use the links to navigate to videos, photos, and other files
as well as websites.
• If a test
assigned, you an access it by clicking on the yellow Quiz/Test button in the upper right-
hand corner of the assignment.