ICYMI Assistive Technologies and Accessibility Tools in OSX

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617Are assistive technologies just for students with IEPs and 504s? In this session, we will explore the tools that students can use to make learning and classroom resources better fit their needs (and also some that we may eventually need later in our Read More …

Docking a Mac to my desk using my spare Dell accessories

This has been a post long in the making, but is pretty simple.  This is the short story of me dumping my clunky office Windows PC for the MacBook Air, which performs much faster thanks to multiple cores, a solid state boot disk and, frankly, a better operating system.  As my school went one-to-one, teachers Read More …

ACT Question of the Day coming to you via Schoology!

This entry is part of 3 in the series Setting Sail with Schoology

This entry is part of 3 in the series Setting Sail with SchoologyAs South Carolina transitions most of its school accountability system from being focused on HSAP to the ACT + WorkKeys one-two combo tests, many of the teachers at my school have been spending time learning about these new tests.  I had a conversation Read More …

ICYMI Shoology 999 – Back to Schoology

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617What do you need to get Schoology ready for the new semester? In this session, review your semester setup checklist and also revisit tricks and methods that will help keep your courses organized and your students up-to-date. For the most part, this session Read More …

ICYMI LanSchool 103 – Configuration and Setup

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617In 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? Read More …

ICYMI Schoology 101 – Assignment Workflow & Grading

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617How 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 Read More …

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

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Setting Sail with Schoology

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Setting Sail with SchoologyA 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 Read More …