ICYMI LanSchool 103 – Configuration and Setup

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

In this session, gain access to your class lists and learn the workflow of using LanSchool in your classroom to narrow student access to websites or apps. Agenda Discussion of power dynamics and student relationships… What are my two golden rules of LanSchool? What situations are tools inappropriate?  What tools are going to trigger student Read More …

ICYMI Schoology 101 – Assignment Workflow & Grading

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

How do teachers send digital assignments and then provide written, verbal or video feedback on student assignments?  In this session, learn how to assign work, edit assignments, grade and provide feedback for students’ digital work. Yesterday’s Tech Tuesday session was exciting.  As we approach the second quarter, teachers are moving more of their content and Read More …

Can I schedule posts in Schoology like I could in Edmodo?

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Setting Sail with Schoology

A popular feature from Edmodo that teachers have a hard time finding in Schoology is the scheduling option for assignments or quizzes.  This was popular for teachers who anticipated being out with a substitute and wanted activities to turn on when the period starts.  Teachers like to manage when students are exposed to information and when Read More …

Office 365’s Groups – Organizing Resources for Departments & School Activities

This entry is part 4 of 6 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

How do you keep in touch and share resources with your school club or team using Office 365? In this session, learn how to use Office 365 Groups to create a shared email thread, notebook, calendar of events/practices, storage for videos and a task manager. Keep your departments, clubs and activities up-to-date and organized with Read More …

ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Schoology Q&A

This entry is part 3 of 6 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

How is Schoology going? What are you planning that we can get ready? In this session, bring your questions, and we will explore answers. Yesterday, we did some exploring.  There were many teachers ready to set up Schoology assignments and quizzes. Math teachers were most interested in how we can get MathType easily talk to Read More …

ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Bring Your Own Topic

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

On the second-Tuesday of the month, I host a regular Bring-Your-Own-Topic session on my Tech Tuesday rotation.  This has always been a great space to follow-up on prior trainings and also explore the complexities we realize after we go back and apply new learning to our classrooms. This week, I took a different approach by Read More …

Welcome to SHS Tech Tuesdays 2016-2017

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

What is “Tech Tuesday”?  For those of you new to or unfamiliar with Spartanburg High School and Spartanburg Freshman Academy, Tech Tuesday is one of the scheduled types of professional development I offer.  I set topics for every Tuesday, and the sessions are offered all periods, 1-7 in room 101D of the Media Center.  Come by during your planning Read More …