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How to Create a Student Check-in Screen Shortcut (Chrome)

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Many schools use a tablet for their Student check-In Screen. This allows students to check-in for attendance and encourages children to be responsible.

The major concern of school owners is a student getting into the backend of the system. Creating a shortcut to the Student Check-in Screen can remove this worry.

Click the following link to watch the video about creating a shortcut to the Student Check-In Screen.

 

To create the Student Check-In Screen shortcut:

*Note The best practice is to use an employee account strictly for tracking attendance through the Student Check-In Screen. (Find out how to create an employee account.)

1. From the dashboard, click Attendance, and then Check In Screen. From within Kicksite, hover over Attendance, then click Student Check-in Screen.

2. Log in with the employee created for tracking attendance using the Student Check-in Screen.

​3.  Click the menu button, which is the three vertical dots at the top right of the page, next to the URL bar.

4a. Chrome – PC: In the menu, hover over More Tools and then click Add to Desktop.

4b. Chrome – Mac: In the menu, hover over More Tools and then click Create Shortcut.

5a. PC: In the Add to desktop pop-up window, name your shortcut, then click Add

5b. Mac: In the Create Shortcut pop-up window, name your shortcut, then click Create.

You can use this shortcut to open the Student Check-in Screen without giving the students the ability to leave this page.