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Need Technology Support?

We know families will need support with technology as school starts remotely.

Please visit Remote and ConnectedLearning Digital Support for Families for help with Canvas (secondary), Seesaw (elementary), student passwords, and more.

Specifically for CMS students, below is a Canvas orientation course for those needing more information on how to be successful in Canvas.


(Other schools have their own orientation courses at the Digital Learning page linked above.)


How do I log into the Chromebook when the SSO is unavailable?

DISD issued Chromebooks will not be able to log in the normal way.  Use these steps as a workaround to get our students logged in.

  • Click the link that says "Sign in with a different account."
  • Sign in with



How do I get to the SSO Portal?

Follow the link provided to acces the Single Sign-On Portal


How do I log into Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is a part of your Office 365 account. This login requires a Microsoft email address. Use the following format as your username:

Your password remains the same


Students also have access to the How Do I...? help document on the CMS News website.


As always, email your classroom teacher found in Home Access Center when you have additional questions.